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What Is HIV?

...gets into your body, it can make you sick. It does so if you are rich or poor; 14 years old or 70; black or white; gay or straight; married or single. It's what you do, not who you are, that puts you at risk for HIV. How Long Does It Take to Feel a Symptom of HIV? People can have HIV for 10 years or more and never show any symptoms. Other people can get symptoms within a short time after being infected. The only way you can tell if...
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How Long Have I Been Positive- Feel Like I am Wasting Away

I have been married for almost two years and over the past month my sweet wife and I both have been extremely tired. Looking back on it she has been getting minor headaches for almost a year and my skin has been tingling for quite some time.She is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Before worrying about lifespan and HIV/AIDS staging, don't you think it would be an excellent idea to find out if you're even HIV infected? I certainly do. So get tested. Read more »

How long will my daughter hurt and feel sick?

She was diganosed in March 2009. We went to am Infectious Desease Doctor and told her to take tylenol. It starts to get better then wham. She starts with a fever, swelling of her hands and legs, joint pain, sweaing and nuaseated. What can we do...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...it's difficult for me to provide specific advice. You mention your daughter was "diagnosed" in March 2009. Diagnosed with what, HIV? Is your daughter a young child? Grown woman? If she's a child and has HIV disease, she needs to be seen by a... Read more »

How long can a person live with HIV/AIDS?

What is the longest time that someone has lived with the AIDS virus active in their body? does HIV always turn into AIDS? Is it possible for a person with AIDS or HIV to live a full long life? What is the average life span?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...mathematical modeling to predict that some HIV positive people (perhaps 10% or more) may live up to 25 years without getting AIDS. Because HIV has only been studied since the early 1980s, we cannot say at this time how accurate this mathematical... Read more »

Feeling depressed all the time from HIV thoughts

Hi I am really sorry to send you this but I have been really worried and after you have read my question you are going to think its silly but I need a scientific reason as well to persuade me. Anyway I will explain my story One day I realised I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,OK, let me get this straight. You are wondering if HIV could hide inside a chicken bone marrow (to avoid being deactivated when you boiled it in hot water four hours after you cooked Read more »
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The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...that an underlying issue, such as depression or anxiety, causes or adds to your substance use, ask your health care provider or AIDS service agency for a referral to a mental health provider. Depression Can Cause Serious Problems Studies... Read more »
The Well Project

Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

...can feel like the worst news in the world. It is common to feel anger, fear, confusion, shock, depression, or other painful emotions. Even after you've known for some time and think you are coming to terms with the news, it may suddenly hit you... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Choosing an HIV Care Provider

...HIV specialist, be sure they regularly get expert advice on HIV issues. Training and Experience Many people with HIV/AIDS get their care from physicians who are specialists in infectious diseases. However, especially now that people are... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Telling Others You're HIV Positive

...confidential. People with disabilities are protected from job discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). As long as you can do the essential functions of your job, your employer can not legally discriminate against you... Read more »
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how long do you live with HIV?

Posted by Nicole_herpes, 3 Replies
...how long do you live with HIV? I am 1 month. I am feel alone after i know it. But i i just find friends at HIV dating site, such asn Read more »

Feel Like what's the point

Posted by MIADA, 5 Replies
...I'm hopeless lately. I can't stand my partner who passed the virus on to me. I hate that I'm HIV Positive. I'm at the point that if I could trade my BLUE EYES to go back in time to that night when I was Fucked up and ended Read more »

Feeling down?

Posted by BackToReality, 2 Replies
...morning, busy day at work, as usual, but i didn't mind, as we were going to Spain for the weekend. So excited... It didn't last for long. I still remember the moment, i was getting ready for a very important meeting, when he texted me. Thought... Read more »

Husband is + I am - and feel so alone

Posted by Jen1, 7 Replies
...found out that his viral load was 460,000 and his CD4 was 20. He was placed on medication right away. Since finding out, I feel so alone. I can't tell anyone and the ones I have told can't believe I am staying with him. We are having intimacy... Read more »