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Learning Hiv Positive

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Just Learned that Family Member is HIV positive

Just today I learned that my favorite Uncle is HIV positive. I am 15 years old and my mother decided that today it was appropriate to radomly spit out that my Uncle has AIDS. I don't know any details or for how long he has had, and only my mother...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...who can evaluate your condition and recommend the appropriate help. It may be that just talking to someone knowledgeable about HIV might help.Your uncle may have AIDS, but that doesn't mean that he is going to die any time soon. Good treatments... Read more »

Just learned I'm HIV & HVC positive

I recently learned from a routine physical that I'm both HIV and HVC positive. I understand this is... Read more »

I just learned I'm HIV&Hepatitis C positive

I just learned from a recent routine physical that I'm both HIV and Hepatitis C positive. I'm sure... Read more »
HIV Coalition (HIVCO)

A Note to Teens Who Have Just Learned They Are HIV-Positive

... This is an excerpt from There is Hope: Learning to Live with HIV , 2ndEdition, written by Janice Ferri, with Richard R. Roose and Jill Schwendeman, apublication of The HIV Coalition. If you're Read more »
The Body

LEARN: Educate Yourself and Others About HIV/AIDS

... However much you think you know about HIV/AIDS, there is always more to learn. And of course, if you're just beginning to learn about HIV in the first place, there is definitely more to learn -- so much Read more »
The Body

STEP 4: Learning About HIV Treatment

...University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill To read more about Dr. Adimora, click here . WHEN IS IT TIME TO START TAKING HIV MEDICATIONS? Your HIV-positive test result won't tell you the answer. All it tells you is that you've been... Read more »
Project Inform

Learning How to Treat HIV Disease

...for some people. Even if you're healthy and don't feel like you want to start HIV meds immediately, it's still a good idea to learn about your options and begin talking with your doctor about what to do and when to do it. Making those decisions... Read more »
Connect With Others

Just learned my son is HIV positive

Posted by scaredmom, 8 Replies
...I just found out yesterday that my 26 year old son is HIV positive. I am scared and I think somewhat in shock. What do I do now? How do I help him the most? I would love to hear from Read more »

learned I coulda been wit someone who is hiv

Posted by neednhelpnok, 2 Replies
...and left to my brothers house. Well today I get a call from someone and says he was just arrested and was with a girl who has AIDS. I was devastated and havent told anybody what happend between us. I cried so hard I threw up and nose was... Read more »

Learning more about AIDS dissident

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I would like to learn more about this AIDS dissident ideas where can I go? Can one of you help me I'm desperate! Read more »

HIV+ stories at

Posted by AIDSvideos
...Charlie Johnson and Cory Norlund. Both of them are healthy today and have done wonderful things for HIV/AIDS education since learning they were HIV positive. I would welcome more personal testimonials from HIV positive people. If you're... Read more »