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Side Effects of HIV Drugs

...information on its most common side effects. It can help to read this information, but do not assume you will get every side effect that is listed. While all the HIV drugs can cause side effects, not everyone will experience them. Speak to your health care provider about side effects before starting a new treatment. It will help if you know what to expect and how to handle any problems that arise. Some important points: Find out what side...
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HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,See below.Dr. BobHow to contract HIV (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009) (Obama Budget Would Kill Abstinence-Only Funding) May 15, 2009If a HIV - woman Read more »

can you get hiv/aids if you.. (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

me and my partner have been curious about trying anal sex. we are both hiv/aids free and free of any other std's. we were curious, can we get aids from anal sex even if you both are disease free?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...government officials to provide adequate funding for AIDS research, prevention education, medical care, and support services. Speak out against AIDS-related discrimination. Support continued research to develop better treatments and a safe and... Read more »

does sodomy create HIV/AIDS?

I guess Im just pretty ignorant because of my super religious parents but, I always thought that unprotected anal sex would somehow 'create' HIV/AIDS. Is this just a wierd misconception? and if I had unprotected anal sex w my bf (and neither of us...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...if they even read the words "anal sex" or "sodomy" they might have a catatonic fit and start speaking in tongues.Dr. BobSTD/HIV (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)Sep 27, 2008 Yes, my name is Marklyn and after viewing this... 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
...government officials to provide adequate funding for AIDS research, prevention education, medical care, and support services. Speak out against AIDS-related discrimination. Support continued research to develop better treatments and a safe and... Read more »
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Former Pop Star Sherri Lewis Talks About Living With HIV - HIV/AIDS Resource Center for Women

... Former Pop Star Sherri Lewis Talks About Living With HIV By Bonnie Goldman Listen to Audio (50 min.) Download Audio This podcast is a part of the series This Positive Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Absence of "Frank Talk" About HIV/AIDS Hurts Black Women in Washington, D.C., Opinion Piece Says

...columnist Courtland Milloy writes in a Washington Post opinion piece, adding, "[H]ow can we teach [HIV prevention] if we can't talk frankly?" Milloy writes that he is "focusing on women and AIDS ... because it's up to women to save their own... Read more »
U.S. Positive Women's Network

What if Tinkerbell Were HIV Positive? Women Speak From USCA 2010

...organizations, we helped release a Gender Monitoring Report that grades how well the Strategy addresses the needs of women affected by HIV. Women documented their experiences at the conference by blogging on issues important to HIV-positive... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

District of Columbia: Young African-American Women Talk About HIV/AIDS

...Healthier (Divas, MPH) co-sponsored a March 13 summit to educate the District's African-American females about the dangers of HIV/AIDS. "S.O.S. -- Saving Our Sisters from HIV/AIDS" was held at the THEARC in Southeast Washington on March 13.... Read more »
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Living with HIV as a Young Woman

Posted by asya
...I just read an article on SavvyMiss.com about a 23-year-old woman living with HIV and her struggle with the disease. I can't believe she has to go through this at such a young age, but she is making a huge difference Read more »

I'm 23 and Living with HIV: One Woman's Story

Posted by asya
...struggle with the disease. I can't believe she has to go through this at such a young age, but she is making a huge difference by speaking out and helping others be more aware. ... Read more »

Why women are at the highest risk for HIV

Posted by 2FarGone
...I've really been struggling with this idea as of late. I live in Vancouver which (in terms of HIV/AIDS demographics) is largely gay or IV drug using. I'd imagine there are also women in the city who have HIV although if they Read more »

talk to me

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I met a man a year after the death of my husband. he was very supportive. We decided to go for HIV tests together before consummating our relationship. I tested positive, and he negative. I was devastated and he stood by me Read more »