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Housing Programs For Hiv Patients

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...expenses associated with health care. Most, if not all, pharmaceutical companies already provide some level of patient assistance to individuals who are unable to afford their HIV medications. These are typically for uninsured patients only and those who qualify financially. Qualifications vary by program, so individuals and care providers should contact the manufacturer directly to see if an individual is eligible for a specific patient...
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Mom offers $50!! (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

First I'd like to say your website is Godsend!Second, my daughter bought a few outfits at the mall, she pulled one of the pants out and noticed there was some redish stain. If it was blood from an HIV infected person, would this pose a risk? She...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...washer, the purpose being to get the stain out, as there wouldn't be any live virus to "kill!" Regarding caring for an HIV/AIDS patient at home, yes, sheets can be washed (use detergent with bleach) and dried without any risk of transmission.... Read more »

Concerns Careing from HIV patient (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

I recently started caring from my brother who has Full blown AIDS with Cryptococcus meningitis. I wasnt paranoid about it until my toddler covered herself over with his throw and suddenly got a rash on both her arms and face. She had been inside all...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...no such thing as "Partially Blown AIDS." I'm delighted you are caring for your brother in his time of need. I wish all AIDS patients had loving family members to care for them and love them.Your fears about transmission are unwarranted. I can't... Read more »

Price of HIV Drugs

Hi!I recently heard about free HIV drugs in the Washington DC area. Unfortunately, I think I don't qualify for receiving these drugs because my parents earn more than is allowed in the program and I don't have a way to live alone now. My problem is,...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...advantage of the benefits that you've been paying hard currency for.Your parent's income shouldn't affect your eligibility for patient assistance programs, but your Aetna coverage certainly will (as will your income). If you have any doubts or... Read more »

How do I find out about the HIV patient assistance program

My husband has facial lipoatropy and had the procedure done one time in miami while we lived there, we now live in ny freeport long island. To be exact can we find a doctor that can assist him in getting this services. Help is very depressed about...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...lipoatrophy in the United States. Sculptra was approved over 5 years ago and here is a link to a website that details the patient assistance program. The phone number of the program is 866-310-7551. To find a doctor who injects Sculptra you can... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ohio: Program Helps HIV Patients With Housing

...afford the $499 a month considered fair-market rent for a one-bedroom apartment in the area. The survey found that 17 percent of patients had spent at least one night in a shelter and 18 percent had slept outdoors. The Central Ohio HIV/AIDS... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

House Energy and Commerce Panel OKs Bill Helping HIV Patients

...through fiscal 2013. Under the legislation, the government would spend roughly $2.5 billion annually to help low-income HIV/AIDS patients access treatment and care. Funding for Ryan White was set to expire on Sept. 30 but a resolution passed last... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: Activists Ask Philadelphia to Expand Subsidized Housing for AIDS Patients

...Philadelphia are urging the administration of Mayor Michael Nutter to contribute local dollars to the federal funding that subsidizes housing for persons with HIV. In 2009, 487 Philadelphia residents and their families received housing... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Miami-Dade County, Fla., Launches Housing Assistance Service Center, Web Site for HIV/AIDS Patients

...of Community Development on Thursday is scheduled to launch a new service center and Web site aimed at helping poor AIDS patients find affordable housing in the area, the Miami Herald reports. The Housing Assistance Service Center, which... Read more »
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AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. ... Read more »

AIDS Patients Face Downside of Living Longer

Posted by ScotCharles
...his future. But at what cost? That is the question, heretical to some, that is now being voiced by scientists, doctors and patients encountering a constellation of ailments showing up prematurely or in disproportionate numbers among the first... Read more »

Routine Testing...

Posted by AIDS2HIV, 1 Reply
...and gay men, and for hospitals and certain other institutions serving areas where HIV is common. Under the new guidelines, patients would be tested for HIV as part of a standard battery of tests they receive when they go for urgent or emergency... Read more »

Routine Testing...

Posted by AIDS2HIV, 2 Replies
...and gay men, and for hospitals and certain other institutions serving areas where HIV is common. Under the new guidelines, patients would be tested for HIV as part of a standard battery of tests they receive when they go for urgent or emergency... Read more »