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Hiv Positive People And Their Rights

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Telling Others You're HIV Positive

...states, you can be found guilty of a felony for not telling a sexual partner you are HIV-positive before having intimate contact. Telling others may be bad because: Others may find it hard to accept your health status. Some people might discriminate against you because of your HIV. You may be rejected in social or dating situations. You don't have to tell everybody. Take your time to decide who to tell and how you will approach...
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Insurance Rights for Newly Employed HIV+ Person

I began working for a new employer and resigned from my previous employer for a better career move. I have been working at my new employer over a month and they love my work. I have been handed a form to sign up for insurance coverage and the form...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...form. Ask their advice about how to complete the form without compromising your privacy. You don't have to state that you are HIV+ during this conversation, since I assume that there are other questions about other health conditions on the form. ... Read more »

HIV Positive

Hello doctor, are all HIV positive people have had positive elisa test and positive western blot? mine is positive elisa and negative western blot? I am not positive right?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...reactive (positive) ELISA plus a negative confirmatory Western Blot taken outside the window period would be considered a negative HIV diagnostic test.Dr. Bob Read more »

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get HIV from an infected partners saliva on my anus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Saliva is not considered to be an HIV transmission risk unless it contains visible blood. See below.Dr. BobDr. Bob, very worried. Saliva came in touch with open wound,Nov Read more »

nutrition exercise and hiv positive

hi. I have heard people say hiv positive people should eat healthy, how does what one eats affect the hiv in thier syster. In other words how does nutrition play a part in an hiv positive person being healthy. If you are hiv positive and smoke how...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...cholesterol, triglycerides, blood sugar, and belly fat. Most protease inhibitors and Sustiva can cause increased lipids. Some people have increases in visceral and upper trunk fat while on HIV meds.We have very little data on HIV and nutrition.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

WHO Director-General Calls for Greater Protection of the Rights of HIV-Positive People, and Those at High Risk

... Despite progress in the fight against HIV/AIDS, "intolerance on the part of health care workers is undermining global efforts to stop the spread of the AIDS virus, [WHO Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Saudi Arabian Human Rights Society Publishes Recommendations for Bill of Rights for HIV-Positive People

...National Human Rights Society recently published on its Web site recommendations for a patient's bill of rights for HIV-positive people in an effort to encourage the government to establish a set of regulations to handle HIV/AIDS, the Khaleej... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Saudi Arabian Human Rights Society Calls on HIV-Positive People to Report Discrimination

... The Saudi Arabian National Human Rights Society recently called on HIV-positive people in the country to report any discrimination they experience from employers or the public, the Arab News reports. Read more »
U.S. Department of Justice

The Americans With Disabilities Act and the Rights of Persons With HIV/AIDS to Obtain Occupational Training and State Licensing public accommodations, employment, transportation, State and local government services, and telecommunications. Q: Are people with HIV or AIDS protected by the ADA? A: Yes. An individual is considered to have a "disability" if he or she... Read more »
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positive and telling people

Posted by mystery2009, 5 Replies
...tested positive and am very scarred about telling people. I am still in contact with the person i caught it from. I dont blame this person, but also dont want them to feel guilty. I do need someone to talk to though. Figure Read more »

The Truth about Receiving Oral Sex

Posted by worried815
...receiving oral sex from a sex worker (which again, I deeply regret and feel was immoral). But, my question is what about those few people who claim to have gotten HIV through receiving a blow job? Are we to just assume they are liars? Do we... Read more »

What are the positive facts?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...there...but I got a more serious/denial related question. I have been reading all this information about how innaccurate the HIV antibody testing can lot's of false positives. Even more radical stuff about not having solid proof of AIDS... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...old. I'm doing a paper on HIV/AIDS for my health class. I always knew that HIV/AIDS was a risk when having sex with unknown people, wait I take that back- with ANYONE. My post icon is a question, but i dont know whether this is a question or... Read more »