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How Many People Are Hiv Positive

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Losing fat through ultrasound safe for hiv-positive people?

Doctor,I live in Europe, where recently a new non-surgical alternative to liposuction has become available: Ultrashape. Basically its ultrasound waves breaking up the fat cells, whereafter the body gets rid of the released fat and cellular debris by...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...no personal experience with patients undergoing that treatment nor have I seen any literature on use of the technique in HIV+ persons. The fat problems in HIV+ persons of most concern are fat loss or intra-abdominal (not subcutaneous) fat... Read more »

Is it safe for Hiv Positive people to take Acyclovir?

I am hiv positive and have genital herpes. I am not on hiv meds yet.My cd4 count is 540/21% viral... Read more »

Information on aids resistant people who test positive for HIV but never develop active AIDS.

I need information on HIV positive people who never develop active aids. Particularly important is... Read more »
Articles
AIDS Survival Project

Why Do We Tolerate People Who Are HIV Positive and Spreading the Disease?

...who are HIV positive. "We are so used to thinking of HIV-positive people as victims, we are afraid to think of an HIV-positive person as responsible ," said Coates, who is HIV-positive. "Why do we tolerate people who are HIV positive and... Read more »
Body Positive

HIV is a Disability! Court Protects HIV-Positive People

...People who are HIV-positive but asymptomatic are protected from discrimination under the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Vietnam, U.N. Launch Program to Increase Involvement of HIV-Positive People in HIV/AIDS Initiatives

...Women's Union and the United Nations Vietnam Country Team last week launched an initiative to promote increased involvement of people living with HIV/AIDS in programs designed to combat the disease, the Thai News Service reports. The initiative... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive People in Africa More Likely to Adhere to Antiretroviral Treatment Than HIV-Positive People in North America, Study Finds

... HIV-positive people in sub-Saharan Africa are more likely to adhere to their antiretroviral treatment regimens than are HIV-positive people in North Read more »
Connect With Others

hiv positive people in london lets connect

Posted by princemike, 1 Reply
...of the life with , am very caring and loving too , am 32yrs old and i work in london as well as studying doing a diploma in hiv , lets leave happy nd enjoy it Read more »

Do HIV positive people have these symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...sexual encounter about 2 years ago. Basically I'm wondring on the following questions. 1.) Are dry skin and dandruff common in people with HIV? 2.) Is excessive sweating commin in people with HIV? 3.) Does Trush appear as I have described, or... Read more »

Media and People Living with HIV and AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
...utmost care and remain strictly confidential. If we would wish to quote you, it will be anonymously and the information will be depersonalized. If you would like more information about the survey and the organisations involved go to INTERNEWS... Read more »

injection of hiv from hiv positive person

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I was at a party injecting drugs. I shared the needle with 2 other people. Later i found out that the guy i shared the needle with was hiv positive. I know i have to get tested. Is it 100% chance Read more »