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The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...Common in Women How Do I Know if I'm Depressed? Depression Can Cause Serious Problems Treatment Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many people living with HIV (HIV-positive people) suffer from depression, it is more common in HIV-positive women than HIV-positive men. In some studies, HIV-positive women were twice as likely as men to be depressed (this is also seen in...
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HIV (Pregnant Woman)

Dear Doctor,My girlfriend is pregnant past 8 months.We did test for HIV in a well reputated hospital in August and fairly it was negative.But after having test she went to her mother house.There she went to a district hospital as a place is not well...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...impressive list. I'll reprint a sample of these archival posts below.Thank you for your donation to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). It's urgently needed and warmly appreciated.Be well. Stay well. Cyber hugs to... Read more »

Is anal sex ok with a woman that has HIV/AIDS

I am interested in a woman who has HIV/AIDS. She wants to have anal sex not vaginal sex and that is fine with me. Her disease is not active or full blown. Is it all right to have anal sex with her if we take it slow and easy and use lots of K-Y...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello, Let me clarify a few points for you:1.There is no such thing as an HIV infection that is "not active."2.We don't use the term "full blown AIDS," because there is no such thing as "partially blown Read more »

HIV+ Women who have had a baby

Hi Rick. Can you tell me what rate of women who are HIV+ have had HIV negative babies? How many of those women deliberately got pregnant knowing they were HIV+? How did those women become pregnant without infecting another person? Are doctors...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...mother tochild, see the questions, "What is the mode of maternal transmission to herfetus?" and "Mother/Child Tranferance of HIV VIRUS?", which go over this question in detail. They also talk aboutmedical interventions that can reduce the risk... Read more »

What about the discrimination against women with positive HIV/AIDS?

Dear Ms. Breuer,I have recently come across this grate site, and having read couple of messages with your answers I have decided to ask you to help me if possible. The point is that I want to write my Term Paper about "Avoidance of discrimination...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...Dear Lela, There are indeed very good sites for information about discrimination against women with HIV. I suggest starting with a strong one and then following the links from that site. A good starting place is this Website--TheBody.com Read more »
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The Body

HIV & Me: A Woman's Guide to Living With HIV: HIV in Women and Men: What's the Difference?

...minister who stands up, publicly and boldly, feeling beautiful and elegant, saying, 'I'm not just HIV positive, but I'm living with AIDS. And this is what AIDS looks like.'" -- Bishop Joyce Turner Keller, Ph.D., diagnosed in 2001 Biology ... Read more »
The Body

This Month in HIV: State-of-the-Art: Women and HIV/AIDS

... Welcome to This Month in HIV. Dr. Cohen, what do you think is the most important thing that women with HIV should know? If you were going to make a top 10 Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Women and HIV: Hormonal Contraception for HIV Positive Women

...of Infectious Diseases 185(12):1822-5. June 15, 2002. Polis C and others. Effect of hormonal contraceptive use on time to AIDS or death in female HIV seroconverters in Rakai, Uganda. 17th CROI. Abstract 152. Stringer E and Antonsen E.... Read more »
Women Alive

Women, Small Towns, and HIV One Woman's Story

...I have written since I was told, April of 1993, that I was HIV positive. Up until that time I felt that I was educated about HIV/AIDS. My friends would tease me, calling me "Condom Mama". I was always telling them to use condoms, yet I did not... Read more »
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Woman HIV+ and dating...

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...I was dating a guy for 2 years. He knew about my HIV statis and seemed ok with it. He was very loving and understanding. We practiced safe sex, talked about medicine everything. Read more »

in love with a hiv+ woman

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...helpful in understanding. I am madly in love with and have been in a relationship for about 10 months with a woman who has HIV . (She was diagnosed about a year and a half). Though she did not tell me that she was + until after we had had sex... Read more »

Poz.com on Women with HIV

Posted by Anonymous
...lack of both information and interest. There were other problems, too, with the fact that doctors treating people with HIV or AIDS back then had mostly male patients. When mine examined me, they usually skipped the female parts of my body... Read more »

Social group for HIV positive woman

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...looking to find a social group in Philadelphia (to meet upwardly mobile positive guys). Just diagnosed, 28 years old and single woman. Know of anything? D.H. Read more »