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Hiv Risk Groups

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

South Asian Nations Must Prevent Spread of HIV Among High-Risk Groups, Report Says

South Asian nations must provide better HIV prevention measures for groups at an increased risk of contracting the virus to stop the spread of the disease, according to a World Bank report presented Monday at the XVI International AIDS Conference ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Targeting HIV Testing at High-Risk Groups Might Be More Effective Than Routine Testing, Research Article Says

Targeting HIV testing at high-risk groups and populations might be a more effective method of identifying people who are unaware of their HIV-positive status than conducting routine testing among all U.S. residents ages 13 to 64, David Holtgrave, a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Abuses Against HIV-Positive, High-Risk Groups in Ukraine Impeding Access to Prevention, Treatment, Report Says

Abuses against people living with HIV/AIDS and groups at high risk of contracting the virus in Ukraine are impeding access to treatment and prevention services, according to a report released on Thursday by New York-based Human Rights Watch , the... Read more »
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prostitutes/high risk group/hiv

dear Dr.Franscino,recently,i did the dumbest thing in my whole life.i had unprotected sex with a(street)prostitute.talk about suicide,eh?! she gave me both vaginal and oral sex unprotected on my wiener.i got tested the next day after symptoms of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,First off, it's Frascino, not Franscino. Perhaps it's easier to stick with Dr. Bob.Next, what the hell is "ANXIOTY?"Next, marrying the "first good woman you find" may not be the best solution to being severely... Read more »

HELP! subtypes of group M and also group O

Hi Doc,My understanding is that standard testing (i.e. ELISAs) and Roche PCR & bDNA do not necessarily detect ALL subtypes of HIV-1 group M and also group O.In a clinical setting suggestive of HIV infection AND where there is progressive...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
Many questions and issues lend themselves well to this internet forum, and most HIV clinicians believe that people living with HIV infection and at risk of infection should be as well informed as possible about their risk and/or their illness.... Read more »

Lots of scary HIV questions on a group plan enrollment form!

This is similar to a recent question but the answer you provided on this forum did not relate or help me. I start a new position in next few days with a small company in Tampa (around 20-30 employees). I just got the Aetna Group Plan Health...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Without seeing one of these questions, it's hard for me to answer. No, they can't refuse to insure you because of a pre-existing medical condition. If they have specific, direct questions about your experience of HIV testing, whether... Read more »

Help me create a counselling group for +youngsters, a service in the community (Marcel N., psychologist, HIV +)

from Marcel N-Romania.Dear Sir,i'm thrilled to find such a complex site to rise all kind of problems the hivers have to deal with. This is again a prove that your country realy try to controle and to help patients to become effective and deal...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
Dear MArcel,I really respect the work you are doing in Romania. Unfortunately in terms of your request, I have never worked with young people. My specialty is working with adults. So I am am sorry to say that I have no idea of how to advise you... Read more »
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Question about "high risk groups"

Posted by Anonymous
I have a question for all of you. i've been doing some studying on HIV/AIDS and almost all the literature talks about the risks associated with certain practices, and they almost always say things like "the chances of acquiring hiv are higher if you... Read more »

HIV groups

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am looking to meet other men or women with HIV--can't seem to make friends. so scared that I will have to tell people I have HIV and I don't want to risk the rejection. I live in NYC. Looking for educated men and women with HIV. Does anyone know... Read more »

Rear undetectable strain, group, CRFs - false negative

Posted by Vasyl, 2 Replies
Hello!

I read a lot of literature about HIV after my indecent.
Now I made a conclusion I'm infected with some rear HIV strain/group/CRF which tests can't detect.
If you read my story you'll probably see there are too many facts which lead to this... Read more »