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Hiv With Painful Scalp To The Touch

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Hiv transmission through scalp acne/folliculitis

Hi Shannon, I am a 30 over years old guy and only recently I realized that I have acne or folliculitis on my scalp. I normally goes to a hair salon where they wash and massage your hair before cutting them. When they wash, at times they will scratch...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiHIV transmission does not occur in this manner. There has to be a prolong and direct exchange of body fluid. This through unprotected sex or sharing needles. Also keep in mind that HIV begins to die once it leaves the body is unable to infect. HIV... Read more »

Red sore on scalp

HIV + male 8yrs reyataz epscom cocktail no viral load and 900 tcells. Have a red sore on my scalp... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canadian Doctor Brings Touch of Chinese Healing to Thai Medicine

Acupuncture is not a part of traditional medicine in Thailand. However, since 2004, Vancouver naturopathic doctor Laura Louie has employed acupuncture and massage to help HIV/AIDS patients at the Mae On Clinic cope with the pain, fatigue, numbness,... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Healing Touch and Melting Stress

Illustration by Carol-Anne Pedneault From the hug that comforts a crying child to the hand that steadies the shoulder of an anxious friend, touch can be a powerful tonic. As a long-term survivor of 24 years and counting, I am constantly... Read more »
Project Inform

Sex and Living with HIV

Sexual intimacy is essential to well being. All human beings need to touch and be touched. Yet people living with HIV are often denied touch because of other people's ignorance; or they themselves shy away from touch because of shame, pain, or fear... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Awareness Gets MTV Touch

MTV will reach out to teens and young adults today on World AIDS Day by airing two programs on HIV/AIDS. The shows, which feature pop stars Nelly Furtado and Justin Timberlake, are being supplemented by MTV's news broadcasts and its campaign... Read more »
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About the guy touching his condom....

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...(also known as the paper cutter).

I think I am the only person who can relate to this guy, and I really think he does have to worry about disease. Unfortunately, he's worrying about the wrong one. The disease that he has is one I also suffer... Read more »

Rash in the scalp

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello,

Has anyoone ever had rash in the scalp or heard of it as a symptom of HIV infection?

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My child touch blood of my HIV+ Husband

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My husband is HIV+
He cut his finger bad and ran into the bathroom and he was dripping blood on the floor.
My young daugher touch the blood and ran to the basement ( I was washing clothes) and said "daddy is bleeding, daddy is bleeding") Although im... Read more »

ANY1 NEEDS ANY SUPPORT OR HELP GET IN TOUCH....

Posted by Str8ass, 3 Replies
Hi Every1,

ANY1WHO NEEDS ANY SUPPORT OR CHAT GET IN TOUCH - Ive been HIV 4yrs now and been trough the DARK and out the other end - Ive alot to share - and to be positive gets you through it all. Cheers Roars.... Read more »