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AIDS InfoNet

Older People and HIV

... How Many Older People Have AIDS? Why Are Older People Getting Infected? Is HIV Disease Different for Older People? Is HIV the Same in Older People? What Other Health Problems Are Common? Mental Problems The Bottom Line How Many Older
Ask the Experts

Are people with HIV eligible to donate bone marrow?

I have been living with HIV since February of 2006. I have a friend from high school who is a cancer survivor. Due to the chemo and other treatments, she may have to have a bone marrow transplant. Are people with HIV eligible to donate bone...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your post.Sorry to hear about your friend. Unfortunately, if you're HIV+ you wouldn't be eligible to be a bone marrow donor.Best wishes,BY Read more »

Swine flu and people with HIV

* Does Tamiflu and Relenza etc interact adversely with HIV meds - i.e can we take theses if we are on HIV ARVs?* Are people living with HIV of more risk to this virus than the general population?*Anything special people living with HIV should do in...
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
...There should be no significant interaction between these antivirals and HIV meds. We don't know the risk level, but likely those with very low CD4 counts would be at greater risk. I don't think there is Read more »

burn out at old hiv-pioneers (OLDER PEOPLE AND HIV/AIDS)

Hi Dr. Bob.Mikel again from Germanys online-support hotline :-)on world aids day i will be interviewed by a radiochannel to the subject of "getting old with hiv"gee, I am just 48 and within the hiv-community i am rated as "older" :-))- well never...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...late 40s and am very sensetive to the nearing turn, its effect on me, my hiv, and longevity. Do we really know that much about people with hiv over 40? It seems that more people like me are getting infected and we really have no idea of the... Read more »

HIV between two hiv-negative people?(HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES)

is there a way hiv can develop through a hiv-negative person's vaginal fluid on a hiv-negative's small cut(ripped hang nail) through clothed mutual masturbation?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Here we go again! I find it shocking how often the question of "can two HIV negative people transmit HIV to each other?" comes up! And I find it disheartening to see this question now coming up in the context of mutual Read more »
Articles
Project Inform

Health Care Reform and People With HIV/AIDS

...all people under a certain income (133% Federal Poverty Level (FPL) -- FPL increases every year, in 2010 it is $14,403 for one person and $29,324 for a family of four). In 2014, Medicaid will be expanded by federal mandate and will cover everyone... Read more »
Project Inform

HIV Health Care Access Working Group Action Alert: Tell Congress to Make Health Care Reform Work for People With HIV/AIDS

...reliable access to lifesaving care and treatment. However, there are increasing rumors and concern that three top priorities for people with HIV/AIDS will not be addressed in the final legislation. Coordinated action by our entire community is... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Tell Congress to Make Health Care Reform Work for People With HIV/AIDS!

...with HIV and AIDS. How you can help: CALL your two U.S. Senators in their Washington, DC office. Ask to speak to the staff person who handles HIV and health care issues. You might get their voicemail, or you might speak to them in person.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

L'Oreal, UNESCO Launch Campaign That Trains Indonesian Hairdressers to Promote Discussion, Educate People About HIV/AIDS

...Wednesday in Jakarta, Indonesia, launched a program that will train hairdressers in the country to promote discussion and educate people about HIV/AIDS, the Jakarta Post reports. According to the Post , the program, called Hairdressers... Read more »
Connect With Others

I need to talk to people who have hiv.

Posted by sunfire, 6 Replies
...I would like to talk to other women who have Hiv. Read more »

Can two people with HIV have sex

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Is it safe for 2 people who both have HIV to have sex. Can having sex make HIV worse if the other person has it too. Im sorry if this is a stupid question. Read more »

Looking for Real People with HIV for Photo Shoot in Atlanta

Posted by talentsoup
...TalentSoup is holding an open casting call for real people, preferably those that are HIV positive. The chosen talent will be used in print advertising for an HIV drug and the ads will Read more »

I want to talk to people with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello My name is colleen and I am 16 years old and I want people with AIDS to tell there story. I love to hear it. I am intrested in what they have gone through and how they feel. Coolleen Read more »