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Is It Okay For My Child To Be Around People With Hiv

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Ask the Experts


Dear Dr. Bob,I writing you today for two reasons: To tell you that you were right; and to thank you for being such an inspiration.After writing you the last time I still could not accept the fact I was negative, so I met with a Dr. at the University...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...well. Stay well. Thanks for your donation! And remember, don't let those teeth start shifting again, OK?Dr. BobPlease - For my Children Oct 29, 2009Dr. Bob,I need reassurance from a leading expert such as yourself so that I can more on. I will... Read more »

Child's Casual Contact with HIV infected person

Hi,Every week, I bring my two year old with me to visit my grandmother. My cousin also lives with... Read more »

HIV+ person wants children

Hey Dr. Bob I have a client who found out recently that his boyfriend is HIV+. He asked me a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

You Can Prevent PCP in Children: A Guide for People With HIV Infection

... PCP is the most serious infection among children with HIV. It can be fatal. PCP can be prevented and treated. TMP-SMX, also known as Bactrim, Septra, or Cotrim * , is Read more »
HIV Coalition (HIVCO)

Talking With Your Children About HIV: Personal Perspectives

...I never told him what I was having himtested for. -- Wendy Sometimes parents don't want to tell their kidsthat they, the children, areinfected. We have to follow the parents' wishes and not disclose to the kidsif they don't want us to. Still,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

National AIDS Treatment Program Begins in South Africa's Gauteng Province; 41 People, Including 22 Children, Receive Drugs

...strictly," U.N. IRIN reports ( U.N. IRIN , 4/2). On the first day of the program, 41 patients received treatment, including 22 children, South Africa Department of Health spokesperson Simon Zwane said, according to SAPA/SABC News (... Read more »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

... Table of Contents The Facts About HIV Starting the Discussion Talking to Children of Different Ages Taking Care of Yourself HIV is a tough subject for parents, guardians, and caregivers to discuss with Read more »
Connect With Others

Advice Requested

Posted by pozmarie, 5 Replies
...diagnosed HIV positive. I have stayed because I am completely terrified of trying to date again as a positive person. And we have 3 children. I see the deck as stacked so high against me I am absolutely paralyzed. Can any women out there relate... Read more »

Telling the ones you love

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...that are 4. The only person that knows that I am + is my sister. She has been very supportive. I don't know how to tell my children's fathers or my friend. So many people are uneducated when it comes to HIV and I'm afraid to tell anyone else.... Read more »

Someone help me, I don't have the strength

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I can not find the answer to my problem. My ex husband, father of my two kids, have hiv. Fine no problem with me. However, he is dating someone who he might marry and has not told her. I have stayed out Read more »

International HIV/AIDS Project Coordinator

Posted by Anonymous
...The African Child Foundation is a registered NGO based in Kampala, Uganda. The mission of the Foundation is to help the children whose parents have died of HIV/AIDS virus to see to it that they continue to live a normal life. We are a small... Read more »