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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

... Introduction What Is Inflammation? What Is IRIS? How Is It Diagnosed? Who Is at Risk? What Are the Symptoms? How Do You Treat IRIS? What Can Help to Ask My Doctor? Special Concerns for People Living With HIV Special Concerns for Women, Children and People Over 50 What Does the Research Show? Commentary Introduction It's a mouthful of a phrase, but immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome ...
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There are few options for people running out of COBRA

Why would Ms. Franzoi suggest that when a person's COBRA is running out that their options only include an individual policy when most states' insurance regulations allow insurers to refuse coverage of an individual with a pre-existing condition,...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...If an individual has COBRA and at the end of COBRA applies for individual coverage so there is no lapse in coverage of greater than 63 days, any Read more »

Infecting more people to boost the efforts for a cure?

It sounds insane but it makes sense. More people infected and more efforts to find a cure. If 1 billion people are HIV positive the urgency to stop the epidemic would be much higher than it is actually, considering also the impact on the economy and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You're interested in my opinion on infecting more people to boost the efforts for a cure??? Actually you already know my opinion! You wrote: "I know this all is very insane and it's Read more »

Swine flu and HIV-infected People

Any special precautions that people with HIV should take in the face of swine flu?Are there interactions between HIV meds and swine flu meds?should i get a flu vaccine now if I didnt get one before the winter?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...others. Limit contact with others if you're feeling flu-like symptoms, except when seeking medical care.Avoid crowds of people or individuals who appear to have flu-like symptoms.Wash your hands often throughout the day, and avoid touching your... Read more »

Infection by person on Meds

What would happen if someone is infected with HIV by a person who is on HIV medications? Would this mean that the virus would then become drug resistant when it infects the other person?
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...Around 10% of recently infected people in the US are infected with a strain of HIV that is resistant to one or more medications, so yes, this is possible when one person Read more »
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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 Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Older People and HIV

... How Many Older People Have AIDS? Why Are Older People Getting Infected? Is HIV Disease Different for Older People? Is HIV the Same in Older People? Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Netherlands Insurance Association Recommends Offering Individual Life Insurance to Some HIV-Positive People

...A Netherlands insurance industry association on Wednesday announced it has begun recommending that its members offer individual life insurance plans to some HIV-positive people, and six companies so far have agreed to do so, the AP/ Jerusalem... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

United Nations Launches $40 Million Appeal to Provide Services to People Affected by Violence in Kenya, Including People Living With HIV/AIDS

...Nations on Tuesday said it will launch a $40 million appeal to address the political crisis in Kenya and provide services for people displaced by the violence, including those living HIV/AIDS, Xinhua News Agency reports (Xinhua News Agency,... Read more »
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regarding this person who is putting people down

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I USED TO THINK THIS WAS A GREAT WEB SIGHT BUT ALL I FIND IS PEOPLE THAT DON'T CARE ABOUT OTHER PEOPLES FEELINGS. MY HIV DOCTOR SAID I HAVE TO TEST UP TO 12 MONTH BECAUSE OF MY EXPOSURE. PLEASE GIVE PEOPLE A BREAK! IM SURE NOBODY Read more »

positive and telling people

Posted by mystery2009, 5 Replies
...tested positive and am very scarred about telling people. I am still in contact with the person i caught it from. I dont blame this person, but also dont want them to feel guilty. Read more »

How can people be so sure?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I've been reading these boards for a while and I notice that most of you say that the window period for HIV is 3 months. Are there any reliable health sites or experts that you can recommend where I can verify this? Read more »

oral question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...but still.....they all said he does safe sex...what are the chances of him picking up hiv thru protected sex? he doesn't let people cum in him or vice versa either..... help me out someone! thanks -g- Read more »