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How Do People With Hiv Feel Around Others

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

People Living With HIV in Egypt Feel Health Care Sector Is Source of Stigma, Report Says

According to a 2011 report (.pdf) on HIV-related stigma in Egypt from the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights, "the health care sector was consistently identified by people living with HIV as a major source of stigma and discrimination,"... Read more »

Why HIV "Crimes" Harm HIV Prevention and People With HIV

For our World AIDS Day 2010 section, we wanted to capture the diversity of the AIDS community. So, we reached out to people across the world -- mostly those who have never written for us before -- and asked them to guest blog. These columns are... Read more »

Thinning Bones a Growing Problem Among People With HIV; HIV and HIV Meds Appear to Be Culprits

Bone problems have quietly emerged as a major health issue for people with HIV, and HIV meds may be at least partly to blame, according to recent research. The findings add to a growing body of evidence that suggest HIV health care providers and the... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Gay HIV+ partner has bareback sex with other HIV+ people

Hi, I'm in an open gay relationship with my HIV+ partner whereas i am HIV-. We always have protected anal sex (oral unprotected)My partner continues to have unprotected sex with other positive guys even though i have stressed that this is bad....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Regarding the risk of poz-on-poz barebacking, see below.As for a well "recegonised" resource on this topic, HELLO! You're reading it. Check out the archives! Finally, regarding the risk of STDs from oral sex, we have an entire... Read more »

what jobs off limits for HIV+ people

If you're HIV+ and your disease is "controlled" with medication, is there any occupation that you feel is absolutely off-limits for that group of people. I'm asking because I work in an operating room. If my viral load is low and...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.
The answer may depend on the state you live in as some do have statutes that restrict occupations. Usually, it is in the medical field and involves invasive treatment such as surgery. You would need to check the Health & Safety Code in your... Read more »

Precaustion for HIV+ people

Hi BenRecently diagnosed HIV+ (Tcell 57 and VL 70000). Suffered from PCP pnumonia and finally feeling normal after couple of weeks of Mepron as i was allegic to bactrim. My doctor still want me to continue Mepron once a day rather than twice...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Tony-Thank you for your post.Sounds like your doctor is on the right track. You're on an excellent first-line treatment- one that is both very potent and very well tolerated.The atovaquone (Mepron) that your taking is to prevent the recurrence... Read more »

HIV +ve people carrying needles

Dr. Bob, Now that there are 1 Million HIV +ve people in the USA, I have a fear -- I heard many HIV +ve persons have a revengeful feeling towards the society to make everyone positive and thus carry needles with them to dab into everyone they meet or...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You heard that many HIV-positive persons carry needles with them to jab into everyone they meet or sleep with, because they have a "revengeful feeling towards society???" Now why on earth would you think the million of us who are... Read more »
Connect With Others

Do other people feel "static" on your skin?

Posted by BrokenWingedBird
Over the past two years, while I have been on the HIV medication, my partner, who is a scientist, has often noted a feeling similar to "static" on my skin. This is something that is meaningless to me - I can't feel it. Only the other person does. ... Read more »

HIV Dating, HIV Community, HIV Positive Dating, Meet people with HIV, HIV chatting room

Posted by JoJo1234
I'm Laurry and benylove2002 which to said thank you for joining the two of as together I join on January 2013 after two months I meet Beny from then thing's are being good me I hoping to take it to the next level. Thank you so much.

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I want to talk to people with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

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.


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Hiv + people

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I was wondering if possibly some hiv+ people who read this post could answer a question. What were your symptoms of ARS and how severe were they. Like was it the worst sickness you ever had ie kept you bedridden or were they mild. I think if a... Read more »