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HIV Testing 101

...test positive for HIV. Want to learn more about HIV testing? Read through these excellent overviews: HIV Testing: The Facts Are You Positive You're Negative? What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS? Ways to Test for HIV Types of HIV Tests Deciding if and When to Be Tested From TheBody.com's Experts: Common Concerns About HIV Testing How Risky Is It? (An Article to Help You Decide if You Need to Get Tested) ...
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HIV is HIV - is what is is..isn't it? Obama (TRAVEL BAN, 2010)

Hi Doc!!HIV is what is is: an incredible danger. Why, then, are some body fluids more infectious than others? If a person has got HIV, than they've got HIV and that's it! Anything can be infectious! The virus in the blood is still the same as in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...October 31, 2009By JULIA PRESTON, New York TimesPresident Obama on Friday announced the end of a 22-year ban on travel to the United States by people who had tested positive for the virus that causes AIDS, fulfilling a promise he made to gay... Read more »

HIV testing requirements for children entering the USA

I am a u.s.citizen living outside the u.s.a.I have one child 12 years old and I am going to apply for him for a green card.my question is.When I apply for my childs green card in a u.s.embassy outside the u.s. can the embassy force my child to take...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...HIV/AIDS and Immigration page here at The Body. For information on a similar topic, see the posting, Immigration laws in the USA relating to HIV.If you have any further questions, please feel free to call the Centers for Disease Control at... 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
...tested. I personally have beentested through my private physician, through the local health department, andeven by the new home HIV tests. I've taken these tests so I personallyunderstand what people go through when they get tested by all 3... Read more »

citizenship

I am hiv + green card holder. Can I still apply for U.S. citizenship?thank you
Lynne Gabriel

Response from Lynne Gabriel

WorkPositive, Inc.
...for many public benefits, and protection against deportation. HIV+ applicants are eligible for citizenship, and there is no HIV test as part of the application process. Thus, your present HIV status should have no impact on your citizenship... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.N. Urges Indian State of Goa to Call Off Plans to Require HIV Tests for Marriage

...Times , 3/28). The government of Goa earlier this month announced that it plans to amend the Goa Public Health Act to require HIV testing for couples wishing to marry. If either or both individuals test positive, the couple then can decide... Read more »
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Word on the Street: Advocates Urge Obama to Address HIV in the U.S.

...need people to take personal responsibility, find their voice and speak up about this disease. And we need people to take HIV testing seriously . Visit testtogether.org and do what you need to do. Learn your sexual footprint . ... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous
...be kept private?" asks Cleve Jones. Others question the benefit of getting tested when no treatment was available. "When the HIV test came out, my partner and I debated what to do," recalls Dr. Chris Beyrer, director of the Johns Hopkins Fogarty... Read more »

Marriage

Posted by schokoo, 1 Reply
...hell is this rashes now. And my fiancee had aphthae in here mounth.Why or what are those symphtoms? im in stres before the marriage!!!! Read more »

Bitter and sweet

Posted by bobsstar1979, 4 Replies
...unsure if or when he could go home again, if i go to his country, we can get married but he may not be able to come back the he U.S. permanently) His viral load is high and our PCP wants to start meds and he's not ready. We've only told a... Read more »

i need help

Posted by maruti, 2 Replies
...i m male25 from india,i had sex with girl i dint use condoms.i went HIV test elisa 1&2 after 10 weeks it was negative.so i should wait for 6 months for confirm result.so wat i want to do plz help me.i Read more »