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Living Safe Around Hiv Positive People

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Ask the Experts

Losing fat through ultrasound safe for hiv-positive people?

Doctor,I live in Europe, where recently a new non-surgical alternative to liposuction has become available: Ultrashape. Basically its ultrasound waves breaking up the fat cells, whereafter the body gets rid of the released fat and cellular debris by...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...no personal experience with patients undergoing that treatment nor have I seen any literature on use of the technique in HIV+ persons. The fat problems in HIV+ persons of most concern are fat loss or intra-abdominal (not subcutaneous) fat... Read more »

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get... Read more »

Can someone contract HIV just by living with the person?

This person lives with two other people and they do not know of their "status" they do not sleep... Read more »
Articles
National AIDS Housing Coalition

Canada: Housing for People Living With HIV/AIDS

...of their HIV status. Although men who have sex with men (MSM) have the highest rate of new HIV infections inCanada, women, persons from endemic countries and Aboriginal persons are at high-risk ofcontracting HIV. Aboriginal persons and persons... Read more »
The Body

An Introduction to Dietary Supplements for People Living With HIV/AIDS

...about so much more than taking antiretrovirals. Yes, HIV medications are the most important part of the equation for most people. However, they're not the whole story: For instance, ensuring that your body maintains optimal levels of key... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kentucky: Helping People They Know Makes Fighting AIDS Personal for House of Ruth Volunteers

...said seeing people she grew up with coming into House of Ruth fuels that passion. "That took it from being a job to something personal," said White. "You have a direct impact on how the clients see themselves, see the world, see other people, and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.N. Secretary-General Calls for End of Discrimination Against, Travel Restrictions on People Living With HIV/AIDS

...2008 High Level Meeting on AIDS on Tuesday called on the international community to end discrimination against HIV-positive people, including travel restrictions, describing such practices as "an affront to our common humanity," Xinhuanet ... Read more »
Connect With Others

Sharing my status with a HIV- person

Posted by LadyReign
...HIV, but was waiting for the right moment. Even though we planned to have safe sex I think it is very important to tell the person you're having sex with your status. I know it's hard but it works for me, it makes me feel very good to be that... Read more »

Media and People Living with HIV and AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
...this notice? Thank you. Kind Regards Jackie Dear Friends, HAVE YOUR SAY! PARTICIPATE IN THE GLOBAL SURVEY OF 'THE MEDIA AND PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS' Please fill in the online survey at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.asp?u=316232097583 ... Read more »

How many people have HIV / AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I am curious to the number of people alive in the US with HIV / AIDS. On the CDC website it states that as of Deceober a total of about 770,000 cases had been reported. Read more »

what to eat for HIV/AIDS person?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hi all, I understand that I should eat BETTER... But I really don't know what are the good meals/food for HIV/AIDS people? Any anybody share your experience with me? And what kind exercise do you guys do? I feel my body is very senstive to... Read more »