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Important Resources in the USA

This Fact Sheet contains selected contact information for organizations providing HIV/AIDS services and information, both within New Mexico and nationally. For more information, contact your closest Health Management Alliance (listed below), or the New Mexico HIV/AIDS/STD/Hepatitis Hotline at 1-800-545-2437. National Resources AIDS Info (US Department of Health and Human Services): (800) 448-0440 www.aidsinfo.nih.gov/ Centers for Disease...
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Is still banned to get in USA with HAART? (TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS, ENTERING THE USA)

Hi there, Id like to know if there has been any kind of improvement in order to let people using HAART to get into the country of freedom (USA I mean... :-( ) I need urgently to get there for job reasons but Ive been succesfully on the same combo...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Antonio,Unfortunately no, Bush had promised to lift the ban, but apparently hasn't gotten around to it yet. Don't hold your breath. There may well be no action on this until he is run out of office and firmly ensconced in the history... Read more »

HIV TEST AT 14 Weeks?/Canada and U.S.A. testing

At testing clinics throughout Canada they always reccomend that someone mustwait 14 weeks after a possible exposure, prior to being tested. With all the conflictinginformation could it mean that little is understood about seroconversion? Could you...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your inquiry. Most of the confusion about waiting periodsfor getting tested is due to the fact that there are really 3 time points asto when people show positive on the test.The AVERAGE period of time that an infected person will... Read more »

Travelling to the USA with HIV

Hi,I have been offered to go on a holiday to Florida in 6 months time and am unsure of the law regarding HIV. I have been on the US embassy site whish states i would require a visa as i have HIV. I have also read on this site that the ban has been...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi J. from Scotland,The ban has indeed been lifted. Yeah Obama! See below.Dr. BobHIV TRAVEL BAN Nov 1, 2009Hey Dr. Bob,What's up with the HIV travel ban? Didn't Obama promise to get that cancelled???Flying MonkeyResponse from Dr.... Read more »

entering the usa with HIV MEDICATIONS???

Dear doctor,We would like to visit your country but we read that fortourists with HIV medicationsin their luguage they can be sendback to Europe because american immigration would NOT allow tourists with HIV medications in their bags??? Is this true...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You are correct. The heinous HIV travel and immigration ban was codified into law as part of the NIH's reauthorization act of 1993. The ban was actually in place long before that. In fact, it was the cause of the massive boycott of the... Read more »
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HIV and immigration OUT of USA

Posted by Dizengoff, 4 Replies
I am HIV+. My life is now over before it even began. All I want is someone to share my life with. I have tried, and cannot get a boyfriend... I have a responsibility to tell them I am positive, and that always scares them off... so I figure I should... Read more »

Best place to live in USA with HIV?

Posted by TonyBakerOK, 9 Replies
Hello.

I have been positive since 2005, and have lived in Tennessee, Texas, California and Currently Oklahoma.

It seems like every state is different when it comes to HIV services and Ryan White stuff.

I just moved HOME to Oklahoma and I am miserable,... Read more »

Traking sexually diseases in USA?

Posted by Anonymous
Hello,
I wonder if someone will have a positive HIV test or other sexaually disease if that person will have to tell your CDC of all does persons with names and so on and will then CDC track all these person down and test them???

Im from Sweden and if... Read more »

What type of PCR tests are done in the USA?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Molecular detection of human immunodeficiency virus-1 infection among commercial sex workers using the polymerase chain reaction in Singapore.
Ann Acad Med Singapore. 1996 Nov;25(6):831-6. Unique Identifier : AIDSLINE MED/97207755
Goh CL; Chan RK;... Read more »