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How Does A Person Know If They Have Aids

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kentucky: Helping People They Know Makes Fighting AIDS Personal for House of Ruth Volunteers

House of Ruth is a local organization that provides financial and social support for people living with HIV/AIDS. With assistance from Louisville Metro Housing and Family Services, the group offers clients a rental subsidy program. It also provides... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC Spokesman Looks to Stop Infection With Personal AIDS Story on National Black HIV/AIDS Day

Jamar Rogers, a 30-year-old singer of The Voice fame, is sharing the story of his early AIDS diagnosis as part of the "Let's Stop HIV Together" campaign, a CDC-launched social awareness campaign. He has been traveling to high schools and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Testing Should Be Priority in Fight Against HIV/AIDS Pandemic, Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS President Says

HIV testing should be the priority in curbing the spread of the virus worldwide, former U.N. Ambassador and President of the Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS Richard Holbrooke said on Friday in Beijing at a summit on business and HIV/AIDS in... Read more »
Ask the Experts

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
Thank you for your question.All healthcare workers, police officers, fire fighters, paramedics, Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT's), etc. are trained to consider all people as being potentially infectious for HIV and other bloodborne diseases... 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 illness. Now that I am sick I feel as if I no longer exist, I do not want to allow people to be friends with me for fear of being rejected or fear that...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
Your feelings are not uncommon. It's important to remember that there is now good treatment for HIV infection and that you have good reason to be hopeful for a satisfying life. Also, you have no reason to be afraid of having contact with HIV... Read more »

You are the mist honest person I know. Maybe you can answer these questions.

First off o want to say that I know and care about you deeply through these answers you answer. You've taught me a lot about prevention and now I'm helping others on their journeys through life. LOVE YOU DOC BOB!!!! I use to be one of the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Let me get this straight. You're a telepathic outcast/pee-pee-loving boy who has green blood and views himself as a transformed creature-mutant. Do I have that correct? And it appears that you love me. Hmm. Lucky me. (Looks like I'm... Read more »

boils on person with aids

I have a reacurring big boil on my back that is growing inside of previous boil that drained a few months back. Antibiotics not helping, any suggestions, boils are huge, bigger than a half dollar and very painful...
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
It may have to be surgically drained, in addition to taking antibiotics. It would also be helpful to know what bacteria are likely causing this so the correct antibiotic can be prescribed.... Read more »
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what to eat for HIV/AIDS person?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi all,

I understand that I should eat BETTER... But I really don't know what are the good meals/food for HIV/AIDS people? Any anybody share your experience with me?

And what kind exercise do you guys do? I feel my body is very senstive to... Read more »

HIV seronegativity in persons with AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
http://www.aegis.com/pubs/aidsline/1998/dec/m98c1584.html
"...:clinical and laboratory results from 8 cases, North America, 1995-1997.
Sullivan P,Koch W,Do AN etc;Centers for Disease Control/Prevention, Atlanta,GA,USA
Abstract: Background: Diagnosis of... Read more »

Care Home for persons affected w/ HIV/AIDS

Posted by kel
Hi All~
I don't know if this will interest anyone but her goes. I just recently moved to Phoenix AZ w/ my best freind (who is gay) and we found out that there are no care homes/assisted living facilities for the gay community here or for those... Read more »

my g-f has hiv-aids dont know what to do

Posted by Anonymous, 11 Replies
hello my girl friend has full blown aids with a 't'cell count of 30 or so cells and has been in the care of doctors for a week now shes been on all the med's including fustiva and is running fevers and has bad headaces and severe loss of appatite is... Read more »