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How Do You Know That A Person Has Hiv

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Do emergency medical workers need to know if a person has HIV?

If someone tests positive for HIV/AIDS, what happens if this person is, say, in a car wreck and knocked unconscious and is bleeding, and an EMT/Paramedic is trying to work on the person? Do (+) people have a card or bracelet or something to warn the...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...bracelets, I do want to make everyone aware that there are cards and bracelets available to make healthcare workers aware of a persons medical condition if the person were to be unconscious. These are known as "medic alert" tags (some are... Read more »

I do not know how to live as HIV+ Person?

I found out that I was HIV+ in August of 2005; prior from this terrible news I always feared this... Read more »

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get... Read more »
Articles
The Body

An Introduction to Dietary Supplements for People Living With HIV/AIDS

...can help fill the gaps. This article will answer a few common questions about vitamins and supplements for people with HIV/AIDS, and provide quick introductions to some of the more popular supplements that HIV-positive people take. Please note... Read more »
Mid-Atlantic ADA & IT Information Center

Questions and Answers: The ADA and Persons With HIV/AIDS

...substantially limits one or more major life activities, has a record of such an impairment, or is regarded as having such an impairment. Persons with HIV disease, both symptomatic and asymptomatic, have physical impairments that substantially... Read more »
The Body Features: Women & HIV

HIV/AIDS Resource Center for Women - First Person: Fortunata Kasege

...I got myself off the floor, I ran outside where the father of my child was sitting with his friend. I just screamed, "I have AIDS, I have AIDS, oh my god, I'm going to die, I'm scared!" I think I kind of went [laughs] a little over the top,... Read more »
The Body

First Person: An Interview With Shelley Singer

...plans change, I'm prepared. Let's go back to after you were first diagnosed, and a couple of days later. Who was the first person you told besides your husband? I called my parents in North Carolina. Did you expect them to react well? Or... Read more »
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Caring for a person with HIV

Posted by 28262, 3 Replies
...push the person up and their day gets better. There should be support groups for disabled adults who have HIV so they can meet people like themself. There is not anything like this in Charlotte. It has been a few years since they have been... Read more »

I met an HIV Positive person for the first time

Posted by Barbdoll, 1 Reply
...Was he so caring, generous, nice? Or did the HIV change him to what he was today. I didn't ask. I want to share something personal with you...With everyone that I have spoken to that are HIV Positve, I sence aloness.. Everyone is soo alone. The... Read more »

New HIV PersonalsWebsite

Posted by Dave1969
...My name is Dave. I just wanted to let you know about a new personals website I am working on for HIV+ guys. It's called www.BeOneCity.com. The site just launched and we need all the help we can get to get it off the ground. I Read more »

Kissing a HIV- person

Posted by gordon, 9 Replies
...Unless I am mistaken if you kiss a person mouth to mouth and one of you is have HIV+ and the HIV+ person has a small cut in the gums or in the mouth area. The suliva with Read more »