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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

India: 29 Percent of HIV-Positive People Refused Loans

Of the 26 percent of HIV-positive employees who disclosed their serostatus at work, more than 10 percent reported workplace discrimination, according to a new study. Not surprisingly, 74 percent of people infected chose not to disclose their status... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Loan Program for People With HIV Aims to "Overcome" Stigma, Encourage Business

A program organized by Thai Sen. Mechai Viravaidya to help HIV-positive people begin careers and "overcome social isolation" has given about 1,000 small, short-term loans to business partners in Thailand in the last two and a half years, Mechai said... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Pledges $99 Million to Tanzania for HIV/AIDS, Malaria Efforts, Farm Loans

Tanzania will receive $99 million in aid from the U.S. to enhance its efforts to address malaria and HIV/AIDS and provide loans to farmers, Tanzania's Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Bernard Membe said Tuesday, Reuters ... Read more »
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AWESOME RESPONSE TO May 28 "Beyond Poz" I am beyong believing I am HIV poz! (ANOTHER I'M POSITIVE I'M POSITVE, FLUFFERNUTTER MAXIMUS! 2010 ,May 28, 2010)

You go man! What is really impressive was your last sentence of "Good Luck..apology accepted."You are a better man than all of us out here! I am not worthy!! ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Many thanks! Namaste! Dr. BobI am beyong believing I am HIV poz! (ANOTHER I'M POSITIVE I'M POSITVE, FLUFFERNUTTER MAXIMUS! 2010 ),May 28, 2010Dr Bob,I will apologize ahead of time as I have a feeling you will not like what I have to say to... Read more »

poz to poz sex,guy prefers no condoms (POZ ON POZ BAREBACK)

I recently had sex w/a person and when we started,I exposed my status.I was surprised when he also is Poz and he enjoys the sensation of me depositing my load in him.Sounds great to me-I like to implant my seed,so is there really a problem w/this.I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You searched for an answer and didn't find anything about this topic? Hmm . . . I don't think you searched all that hard! See below.Dr. BobPositives with Positives- their risk of going bare- any studies?Apr 11, 2008 Hawaii says aloha... Read more »

Barebacking in undetectable/STD free poz-poz relationship (BAREBACKING IN A POZ-POZ RELATIONSHIP, 2011)

Dr Bob, hi from Denmark - thanks for a great forum and your time and efforts in educating us all! Quick question: You generally advice the use of condoms, even in poz-poz relationships, due to the risks of superinfection and contracting other STDs....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,This really has become a QTND (question that never dies).Your "but what ifs" include:Both partners on successful antiviral treatment and have undetectable viral loads. OK fine, but how do you know this is the case every time you have... Read more »

Difference between Viral loan & Antibody test

Dear Dr Susan,What is the difference between viral load test and Elisa antibody test? Are both test used to check the status of HIV virus in the blood.Thank you for your prompt reply....
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
Yes. The viral load test measures whether the actual virus is present in blood. The ELISA test measures whether antibody (that a person makes) against the virus is present.... Read more »
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Poz Personals,Poz Singles Dating,Find someone share your life.

Posted by Pozsmile, 1 Reply
http://www.pozpersonals.net is a fantastic site for single people who live with HIV/AIDS and are looking for love, friendship or companionship. It provides all users with the best chance to meet up with other individuals who live with similar... Read more »

Mom of Poz 3 yr old looking for other poz moms

Posted by PozMom, 3 Replies
My poz son is now 3 and we are still in search of other poz kids (and moms) to compare notes. We live in Phoenix amongst many other poz kids... however it seems so difficult to get anyone to talk... Anyone out there??? Read more »

How long were you poz before you started treatment

Posted by pogi12, 10 Replies
Hello,

First of all I would like to say thank you to anyone taking the time to read this and any responses would be much, much appreciated.

I was recently diagnosed HIV positive within the last year. I don't know what my T-cell counts are or my viral... Read more »

a place for HIV poz people to come and cill...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am a 43 yo black male living in NYC, and I was diagnosed with HIV 4 years ago when I was hospitalized with PCP. While in the hospital, one of the doctors came to evaluate me for CMV while a co-worker and my lanlord were visiting me and he... Read more »