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Hiv Secondary Prevention

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV, Other STD and Pregnancy Prevention Education in Public Secondary Schools -- 45 States, 2008-2010

In the United States, 46% of high school students have had sexual intercourse and potentially are at risk for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), and pregnancy. 1 The National HIV/AIDS Strategy... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Prevention Education and HIV-Related Policies in Secondary Schools -- Selected Sites, United States, 2006

Persons who engage in sexual risk behaviors are at increased risk for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. School health education can help reduce the prevalence of sexual risk behaviors among students. 1 In addition, school health... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Estimates of Primary and Secondary Syphilis Rates in Persons With HIV in the United States, 2002

The current study was designed to estimate the rate of primary and secondary (P&S) syphilis in HIV patients in the United States in 2002. The researchers approximated the number of new cases of P&S syphilis in HIV-positive patients and... Read more »
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Secondary prevention and fear of infecting others

Hi Rick, really get a lot from your site! Thanks for all the info. Have got a question and hope you may be able to resolve. I date a positive woman, have for nearly a year now. We practice safer sex - OUTERCOARSE - she isn't comfortable with...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question:You are actually dealing with two separate issues here, so I will address them separately.In response to the comment that she visits the Body, but only the Treatment forums:We commonly see this happen in people who are... Read more »

Viral Load, CD4 and CD8 with secondary STD

I was just diagnosed with asymptomatic HIV a week ago. I've seroconverted sometime in the past six months. We have the followup labs back and I'm not too certain what they mean and what I should do next. The viral load is 188,000(bDNA),...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Your CD4 count, and therefore your immune system is in pretty good shape. You are not at risk for any serious HIV associate complications at this point. Your CD8 count is minimally elevated and is reflective of your immune system's war with the... Read more »

Undiagnosed secondary infection

Dear Dr,I am a person living 10+ years w/HIV and have a friend whom has been in the Uof Wisc. Med Ctr. for two weeks while they try to determine what is wrong.Symptoms include fever and chills, hardening of the pectoral muscle, inflamation of the...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
There isn't enough information for me to tell what is going on here. They may need to do a biopsy of this area to find out. Myositis (infection of muscle tissue) can occur in HIV+s.... Read more »

Covered by primary and secondary insurance

The HIV-positive person in question is covered by his own policy and secondarily covered by his wife's policy, which is a family policy. He has chosen to use his wife's policy to pay for his prescription drugs because the co-pay is lower....
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
If his wife's plan has a traditional coordination of benefits clause, I am surprised that the plan is paying when they know he has other coverage which is primary. Typically, the plan which covers the person as an employee is primary and pays... Read more »
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HIV Prevention Job Oppotunities In LA

Posted by Anonymous
Entry level HIV Prevention job opportunities in Los Angeles. Seeking energetic individuals for outreach workers and prevention case managers.

Please visit

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Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
U.S. President George Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work!
Who is informing the president on HIV and AIDS?

Failure of the American president to recognize the need to promote condoms has not only undermined over two decades of HIV prevention... Read more »

U.S. Bullying Interferes With HIV/AIDS Prevention

Posted by bradford
U.S. Bullying Interferes With HIV /AIDS Prevention

The United States government would have the world believe it has been a major contributor in the fight against AIDS but many are unaware of the harmful tactics and funding shortfalls.

Throughout the... Read more »

Bilingual HIV Prevention Case Manager Seattle

Posted by Anonymous
Lifelong AIDS Alliance
Bilingual HIV Prevention Case Manager

Description: The Prevention Case Manager is responsible for the provision of prevention case management services for HIV+ clients in need of HIV risk reduction counseling. This... Read more »