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The Well Project

Tuberculosis

... Table of Contents Introduction Forms of TB TB and HIV Preventing TB Diagnosing TB TB Symptoms TB Treatment The Bottom Line Introduction Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious respiratory disease of the lungs and respiratory system. Along with HIV, TB is the one of
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Bit by a homeless guy (HUMAN BITE, 2010)

I got bit by a homeless guy, really deep, enough to leave a scar and get sticthes, and yes there was alot of bleeding. At six weeks after the incident i had a sudden onset of swollen lymph nodes, and a sore throat which lasted about a week and a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...what you do in this forum is a very noble thing, you help a lot of people. I have a doubt: what is the possibility of getting aids or other STD's from a human bite? The problem is that a friend convinced me, about two months ago, to go to a stip... Read more »

Assualt with a used hypodermic needle by homeless man

My daughter was attacked by a homeless man with a hypodermic needle that was out of its sealed wrapping. Her doctor gave her only Lamivudine. my research shows this to be only half the PEP usually prescribed for healthcare workers. Should I be...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for your post.You're correct, by current guidelines, PEP is minimally composed of two medications. There are no guidelines that I'm aware of that recommend the use of lamivudine (Epivir) alone. You may already have seen these, but... Read more »

Poked doing laundry

I am a frontline volunteer at a homeless shelter where there are active addicts as residents for a month. We as volunteers do laundry every morning after waking people up to move on as we are a small shelter that allows others in for coffee and such...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...whole issue is whether the needle was dirty or not. Since you don't know, you should have serial testing for HCV infection and HIV infection. Even if it was a dirty needle, your greatest risk is for HCV infection. In the worst possible scenario,... Read more »

Homeless and umemployed with facial wasting

I am currently homeless and unemployed and am able to prove it. Does this mean that Dr.Pierone can correct my facial wasting for low or no cost?
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Yes. If you qualify for the patient assistance program and can get to Vero Beach I would be happy to treat you at no or low cost based on our sliding scale fee schedule. Income Per Year: Less than $10,000 - no charge treatment will be performed at... Read more »
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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Federal Leads Explore Intersection of HIV/AIDS and Housing Insecurity or Homelessness

...the six Federal agencies designated by the President as lead agencies with responsibility for implementing the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) reconvened as part of our ongoing efforts to work toward the Strategy's goals and achieve a more... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Connecticut: A Place for Second Chances -- Tabor House Marks 20 Years of Helping Homeless Men With HIV/AIDS Live Their Lives and Regain Their Pride

... Hartford's Tabor House is celebrating 20 years of providing refuge and support to homeless men with HIV/AIDS. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph, Tabor House has two locations -- one on Brownell Avenue in the city's Frog Hollow Read more »
Housing Works

Action Alert: Help Homeless AIDS Activist Get Into Housing Today

... Patrick Ford, a severely ill homeless AIDS activist, needs allies in his fight for permanent housing. Today marks the fourth week that Ford has slept on the street in Atlanta. Read more »
The Body PRO

Session 389/32406: Protease Inhibitors (PI) in the HIV+ Homeless and Marginally Housed (H/M): Good Adherence but Rarely Prescribed

...suppression after use of PIs, subsequent resistance, and adherence to PI therapy. The study enrolled 153 economically disadvantaged HIV+ patients, recruited from San Francisco homeless shelters, free food lunch lines, and single room occupancy... Read more »
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Homeless

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...am on my own. Can anyone out there provide me with some advise so I dont go homeless? I Have read that 60% of people with aids go homeless. What do people on this board do? Read more »

THE GREATEST THREAT TO THE BLACK COMMUNITY

Posted by deeva, 6 Replies
...MIND! THE BLACK CHURCH:YOU"RE A SINNER THATS WHY YOU HAVE IT! APATHY OF THE WHOLE COMMUNITY: NOT INVESTIGATING TO FIND OUT WHY HIV/ AIDS IS DISPROPOTIONATELY AFECTING OUR COMMUNITY! WHY IT APPEARS TO BE A CREATED ENTITY (MAN-MADE)! BIASNESS... Read more »

Coping with time...

Posted by April89, 2 Replies
...I recently found out that someone I love is HIV+ and his CD4 count is very low. Surely this question or concern has been posted before, but I'm essentially posting for support. Read more »

FEDERAL ISSUES ORGANIZER NYC

Posted by Anonymous
...organizer to coordinate and carry out advocacy in Washington, D.C. with and on behalf of homeless New Yorkers living with AIDS and HIV. The federal issues organizer will: carry out advocacy with executive and legislative agencies on a wide range... Read more »