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searching for answers to child with HIV Newly diagnosed (PEDIATRIC HIV INFECTION INFORMATION, 2009))

I have a niece who is 12 yrs old she was just diagnosed with HIV.No one has explained everything in lay terms about her diagnoses. How do I answer her ?? about it and the tests that she will have (CD4 and Viral load).Disclosure etc.. Cannot find...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your niece should have a pediatric HIV specialist monitoring her. That doctor should help in explaining her condition to her based on her age, maturity and level of Read more »

HIPPA and Information about HIV

As a provider of case management service for people living with HIV, how much information can I... Read more »
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Project Inform

Getting Informed About HIV

...Simply put, HIV disease is a disease of the immune system, although it can infect other cells in the body like nerve cells. HIV ( human immunodeficiency virus ) causes disease because, after it gets into immune cells, it uses them to reproduce... Read more »
Project Inform

Project Inform's Position on When to Start HIV Treatment

... Project Inform is concerned that nearly half of all HIV-positive people in the United States do not know their HIV status or have not engaged in care and treatment that could prolong Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Swaziland: HIV/AIDS Education -- Disabled Persons With HIV/AIDS Face Unequal Access to Health Information

...In a recent report, A.K. Yousafzai of University College London and colleagues found that disabled persons with HIV/AIDS faced difficulties in accessing health information. This qualitative study employed focus group discussions among disabled Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Namibia Launches HIV/AIDS Information Booklet in Braille

... Namibia on Tuesday launched an information booklet on HIV/AIDS in Braille in an effort to reach blind and visually impaired people, Namibia's New Era reports. The booklet, which is Read more »
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Conflicting HIV information for transmission

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...unprotected. I never gave her oral and we never had sex. Now she is sick and gets fevers a lot. I'm afraid she might have HIV. I thought you couldn't get HIV from getting a blowjob from someone, but I see a lot of info online saying you can! ... Read more »

A question for the HIV informed

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...12 weeks and another @ 17 weeks. All negative. But I'm still worried about this 6 month time frame. My boyfriend and I had HIV and STD tests done together (my 17 week test) Negative. We had sex after those tests came back negative with a condom... Read more »

Manager, Center for HIV Information SF

Posted by Anonymous
...Manager, Center for HIV Information Position Description The UCSF Center for HIV Information (CHI) is a faculty-directed program of the Department of Read more »

My boyfriend got his latest blood work results

Posted by RedDirtGirl, 2 Replies
...doc and I'm starting to think he needs to maybe get in with someone a little more up on things perhaps. Then again, all this HIV information is very new to me so I could be completely wrong. Also, his viral load remaining undetectable - does... Read more »