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How Small Is Hiv Virus

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HIV+ and small company

I am working for a small company In the last month I had to see the doctor 2 next appt is next week. If I have to start meds what do I tell them if I have to miss work. I am the only admin for the whole company I don't get sick leave for another 3...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Do not tell them your diagnosis. Do not tell them your diagnosis. Do not tell them your diagnosis. That's my bias. Can you tell? Unless they're docs, there's nothing they can do about your diagnosis. They need to know about your performance, which... Read more »

HIV, handjob, and small skin cracks

Dr. Frascino:Last night in my regretfull alcoholic state I received a handjob from a prostitute... Read more »

HIV through small skin abrasion?

I am a male and had sex with a sex worker in New Zealand (reasonably low HIV prevalence rate - I... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Experimental Therapeutic HIV Vaccine Suppressed Virus by at Least 80% in Small Group of Patients, Study Says

...An experimental therapeutic HIV vaccine suppressed the virus in a small group of HIV-positive Brazilians for up to a year, according to a study published Sunday in the online edition of the British Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Experimental Microbicide Shows Small Level of Protection Against HIV for Women, Study Presented at CROI Indicates

... Research has shown "a small amount of protection from a vaginal gel that acts by binding up the AIDS virus and preventing it from invading cells," according to a study presented Monday at the 16th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Development, Description, and Acceptability of Small-Group, Behavioral Intervention to Prevent HIV and Hepatitis C Virus Infections Among Young Adult Injection Drug Users

... "Young injection drug users (IDUs) who are not infected with HIV or hepatitis C virus are at great risk of acquiring one or both of these infections through their sexual or injection behaviors," Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Small Loans Change Lives of Togolese HIV/AIDS Victims

...institute Investir Dans l'Humanite, and the Lomé-based HIV/AIDS organization Jade is providing 50 families affected by HIV with small business loans, training, and support. The program has proved successful, giving the families tools that allow... Read more »
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HIV+ Small Business Owner w/ Insurance Question

Posted by tmd6972, 2 Replies
...I'm just curious if there are any other HIV+ small business owners out there that have dealt with insurance issues. We currently have BCBS and I'm covered for medical and presccription Read more »

HIv 2 small rashes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...still very worried, my doctor tells me its so rare its highly unlikely that I would have it. But now I keep getting this really small rashes on upper arms, they dont ich or hurt I only notice them because ever since the test ive been looking for... Read more »

So does HIV live a few, seconds hours or minutes?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have heard many conflicting reports. I have heard it only 2 seconds, Ive heard it dies in minutes, and Ive heard it can live HOURS! What is the real lifespan? Has it been proved with tests? Read more »

The truth about condoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Listen. All condoms are electronically tested. That is the manufacturers test them with electrons. Even tough the hiv virus is very small, microscopically small an electron is even smaller! So if an electron cant pass through the condom then... Read more »