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Living With A Person That Has Hiv

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Ask the Experts

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 with them or anything close to that they share a bathroom and kitchen and all kitchen ware.....are these unaware people at risk? Also they person has...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, Read more »

How long can a person live with HIV/AIDS?

What is the longest time that someone has lived with the AIDS virus active in their body? does HIV... Read more »

I do not know how to live as HIV+ Person?

I found out that I was HIV+ in August of 2005; prior from this terrible news I always feared this... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Characteristics of Persons Living With AIDS and HIV, 2001

... Contents Commentary Persons Living With AIDS: Table 1. Persons living with AIDS at the end of 2001, by sex and state of residence, United States Table 2. Persons living Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Perceptions of Health Care Among Persons Living With HIV/AIDS Who Are Not Receiving Antiretroviral Medications

...the demographics health status, and beliefs about health care providers and perceived quality of health care among untreated persons. Based on previous research, the authors hypothesized that persons who were not being treated for HIV would more... Read more »
The Body

HIV & Me: A Woman's Guide to Living With HIV: Up Close & Personal - Fortunata Kasege

...Fortunata and she faced many difficult years. But a transformation took place in Fortunata's life and she became a dedicated HIV/AIDS activist. She now volunteers for the Campaign to End AIDS in Houston, Texas, where she lives with her daughter,... Read more »
The Body

HIV & Me: A Woman's Guide to Living With HIV: Up Close & Personal - Cathy Olufs

...unfolded the way that it was supposed to. I used to be ashamed of my background, but not so much anymore. I would not be the person I am today if I hadn't walked through all the experiences of my life. I am richer because of it." Previous | ... Read more »
Connect With Others

Visiting HIV infected person

Posted by tnk, 1 Reply
...Hello Sir, I am from India..Please help me.... My father-in-law is HIV +ve. We came to know about this about 3 months back.. We are supposed to visit him for 2 days this weekend.. What I want to Read more »

Caring for a person with HIV

Posted by 28262, 3 Replies
...home had HIV this was a shock. But over time this went away and it was not a big deal. Sometimes it gets hard making sure the person takes all of their medication. I think they are up to 15 to 20 pills a day now. They take medication for a... Read more »

Media and People Living with HIV and AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
...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 Or complete the survey in... 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 »