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How To Know How Somebody Has Hiv

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Somebody knows about Holistic Silver Treatment????

Posted by coconyc, 2 Replies
Hello people, im about to start hiv meds soon but i heard about this other alternative treatment Holistic Treatment, this is the web site ... i wanna see if somebody has heard about it, cuz it seems a good alternative... Read more »

Is it illegal to infect somebody knowingly?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
if somebody lies to you about their HIV status and then goes on having sex with you and then you end up getting HIV, is that illegal?

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Somebody know about?

Posted by jadef, 1 Reply
I write at this moment because I am looking for information on the use of esteroids/anabolics in population HIV+. I am in considering the idea to begin to use them agains to reduce the waisting and to help me in my workout. I thanks for the opinion... Read more »

Feeling so depressed, don't know what my future would be, can somebody help me?

Posted by romeotc, 2 Replies

I feel so terrible about being HIV positive. Everywhere I go, every person i meet, everything i do, i just keep hearing the voice inside saying i am not a normal person, i got HIV, i don't have a future. I just can't have a good night sleep, i... Read more »

Somebody know about this test???

Posted by nyboy
I went to have my std's test on the New York Department of Health, at my visit they also performance an HIV antibodies quick test (20 Min).
1 week after I did call for my results, neg. but the operator told me that I still have to wait for the... Read more »
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Asking somebody their HIV status

I met a guy, totally unexpected in a movie theatre while waiting to enter the movie house, who is married, has 2 kids and has fallen in love with me. The problem is. Four years ago he had his first man on man experience where he fucked a brazilian...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,A married dude with two kids fell in love with you while waiting in line at a movie theater? Hmmm . . . must have been a long line or maybe were you in line for the new Harry Potter film and perhaps someone slipped him some amortentia (love... Read more »

If somebody is undetectable, why are they still contageous?

Why is it that somebody who is HIV+ and on medication, such that the virus is "undectable", can still transfer the virus? Are the chances of transfering the virus significantly different when somebody is on medication and the virus is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I know this point can be a bit confusing. Let me answer your second question first. Yes, if someone has knocked their viral load down to undetectable levels, then that person is less infectious (i.e. less likely to transmit the virus). Can they... Read more »

somebody tell me what to do

i feel some heat in my back while i sleep i dont feel anything but only while iam waking ,at the 1st i felt something not normal in my back after it disappeared then it came back but this time i feel heat in my back some times i feel it and...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Your symptoms are not suggestive of HIV, however, if you are concerned that you may have been exposed to HIV you should ask your physician for an HIV test; if you don't have a physician you can contact your local health department and ask where... Read more »

Somebody answer my question lives at stake please

I had an encounter with massage therapist on September 16 and it was protected oral and vaginalsex-oral was for a couple of minutes and vaginal for 5 minutes. The condom didnt break. But she took condom off with towel (maybe getting vaninal fluids...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
You are HIV negative. The risk was virtually nonexistent (the 85% condom effectiveness figure is hogwash and likely is considering condom breakage or other factors not relevant here). The blood donation folks test your blood for HIV so if they are... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Articles on HIV Prevention in U.S.; KNOW HIV/AIDS Launches "The Know is Spreading" Campaign; Fact Sheet on Number of HIV/AIDS Cases in Hurricane-Affected Areas

"Families Living With HIV ," AIDS Care : M.J. Rotheram-Borus and colleagues from the University of California-Los Angeles write that the HIV/AIDS epidemic's early focus on individuals has become "inadequate" and that family-based models of... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Young, Black and Newly Positive? 5 Things You Need to Know

In February I had the honor of delivering the keynote speech at the "LIFE (Leaders in the Fight to Eradicate) AIDS Black Student Mobilization Summit" at Clark Atlanta University. The conference educated Black college students about HIV/AIDS;... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Carolina: Know Now; Take the Test to Take Control, Know Your HIV Status

On Feb. 27, Palmetto AIDS Life Support Services will launch "Know Now," a campaign to urge South Carolinians to undergo rapid-result HIV testing. For more information, e-mail or telephone 888-897-KNOW.Back to other news for February... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

The Home HIV Test Kit: What You Should Know

You may discover OraQuick's In-Home HIV Test on the shelves of the pharmacy section at your local drugstore or Wal-Mart. Approved by the Food and Drug Administration in July 2012, the home HIV test is intended to reduce the number of people who... Read more »