Hiv Virus Alive Or Dead

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HIV: Life or Death?

I'm not sure whether to post under the "Am I Infected?" forum or rather "Comments/Thanks," but here goes. . .I am a 37-year old heterosexual, female nurse who has, heretofore been negligent in practising safe sex. "Condoms-shmondoms," I'd say,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Epiphanized Nurse!Thank you for taking the time to write and share your enlightenment from "condoms-schmondoms" to HIV/AIDS activist! BRAVO! BRAVISSIMO!!!It's personal stories like yours that make other "condoms-schmondoms" folks stop and... Read more »


I am a surgeon. I was working on a deadbody which was preserved in a refrigerator for 18 hours. As... Read more »

Life and Death and HIV on Long Island: Lycia Davis

...a severe case of pneumonia. I needed thoracic surgery to repair my collapsed lung. I was in a great amount of pain and at death's door. After I made it out of surgery my doctor suggested that I have an HIV test. In the back of my head I... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Preparing for Life and Death: HIV/AIDS Is a Fact of Everyday Life in South Africa

...takes 20 children from birth to age nine who are terminally ill with AIDS. The hospice has a high turnover, with an average of a death a week. Cotlands also takes children from communities badly affected by HIV, where it runs home-based care... Read more »
Terri Wilder

Remembering a Great HIV Advocate

...called his mom to tell her that Dan was dead. After Jon called Dan's brother, the medical examiner arrived to investigate Dan's death. The medical examiner says that Dan died from a stroke. The medical examiner said he had not been dead that... Read more »

Examining Death, Including the One I Caused guy. That's especially true if the next guy is Chris Glaser. In The Final Deadline: What Death Has Taught Me About Life , his moving and thought provoking new book, the gay theologian and philosopher shows both awe for his topic and a... Read more »
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HIV - Life of death?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...33871648 Number of people in California with AIDS according to the CDC: 1 in 200 0.5% (1 in 200) of 33871648 = 169358 AIDS deaths in 2000 according the Calif. Dept. of Health: 586. 169,358 (HIV positive people in Calif.) divided by 586 (the... Read more »

I have HIV Associated Dementia after 24 Years

Posted by ScotCharles, 4 Replies
...times so miserable that death is preferable. I sufferred for years with all those symptoms and the quality of my work and my life sufferred as well. I should have applied for disability retirement years ago. Water over the dam, now. Cheers, ... Read more »

am i on death row

Posted by soimnotalone, 10 Replies
...for months I have been reading the advancement of meds and how people are living longer with hiv as long as they take their meds and take care of themselves. does that apply to those of us who graduated to advance aids? everytime Read more »

There are so many still dying even on med. why?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...Why do the docs and many people say that if you catch it early you can live a full life. I just talked with 10 pos people who say that many are still dying and all of them have had good medical care. I want to believe Read more »