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...into a positive. I had a choice: I could sit there and cry and let this thing eat me alive or I could just celebrate my life and beat it. That was my choice." Click here to read or listen to how other people disclosed their HIV
status. D'Jaun Black Diagnosed in 2004 "Being HIV
positive has been the greatest adventure I've ever had. I kind of want to say it's like being on a rollercoaster." Click here to read or listen to...
Ask the Experts
What kind of medical equipment would my son need if I were Nelson, To bring my son home and help nurse him back to health? Would we need to stay masked til his immune system and T count got better? and what kind of diet would be good to help him get...
I wish I could help you but your questions seems to be lacking an introduction to explain the situation. Please elaboratenelson Read more »
I work at an HIV/AIDS Clinic in a urban setting. I usually am OK with working there and rarely have fears. 1. I used the restroom directly after our HIV patients (like as he walked out, I walked in) I sat on the toilet seat and DID NOT use a seat...
...go back to not even letting it bother me and do my job without worrying?" Definitely the latter! The only way you can catch HIV
in that bathroom stall is by having unsafe sex with an HIV
er!2. Nope!3. Absolutely no risk.I would suggest you spend... Read more »
I AM INTERESTED IN PURSUING A NURSING CAREER. ONE OF THE PROGRAMS REQUIRES A DRUG TEST AND HEALTH SCREENING ON WHICH I WILL HAVE TO DISCLOSE MY MEDICATIONS. ISN'T THIS THE SAME AS TELLING MY EMPLOYER MY STATUS? I HAVE BEEN HIV+ SINCE THE 1980'S...
...case, you can work this out. For more help, go to the Association of Nurses in AIDS
Care (ANAC). They're great advocates for HIV
-positive nurses. Assoc of Nurses in AIDS
Care Read more »
My younger brother recently was diagnosed with HIV and his CD4 counts are below 100. But what boggles my mind is the fact that my brother has LIVED in the hospital growing up his whole life due to a complicated chronic heart disease he was born with...
...Thanks for your post.I've sorry to learn about your brother.His diagnosis with advanced HIV
speaks to many issues. First is that many, many medical professionals are reluctant to test for HIV
as part of routine health Read more »
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Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV
+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
... Table of Contents What Is Anemia? Anemia and HIV
What Causes Anemia? Diagnosis and Treatment Taking Care of Yourself What Is Anemia? Anemia is a medical problem Read more »
...Tests Who Is at Risk for Diabetes? What Problems Can Diabetes Cause? How Are Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes Treated? HIV
and Diabetes Taking Care of Yourself What Is Diabetes? Diabetes and pre-diabetes are serious conditions in... Read more »
... The HIV
epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of Read more »
Connect With Others
...panic of something happening to me, such as a car crash, heart attack, even murder but I'm sure all our minds were far off from HIV
. She said if she ever lost me, she would join me. That scares me the most. And she now has a 4 mo. old baby she... Read more »
...My fiance just told me her sister has aids
. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick Read more »
Hi is there anyone who is in the same situation as mine, i went for test on the 6th of march after i felt my body behaving diferently for few days, i felt something itching inside my body and moving from one part to another, joint pains, and... Read more »
...hi! it's been 3 months since i was tested and diagnosed hiv
+. til now, i'm anxious and feel depress. i'm confuse. i don't know what i really feel. please help me. i need somebody to talk Read more »