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Living With An Hiv Person

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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 illness. Now that I am sick I feel as if I no longer exist, I do not want to allow people to be friends with me for fear of being rejected or fear that...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...have good reason to be hopeful for a satisfying life. Also, you have no reason to be afraid of having contact with HIV negative people. HIV is not spread by casual contact, and the people around you are in no danger from you, unless of course you... Read more »

Living with a HIV + person (real risks)

Dear Mike: My wife became infected during our marital seperation appx. 1 year ago. We are... Read more »

Living with an HIV+ person/Blow Job

I am a freshman in college and next year, I had been planning on getting an apartment with a friend... Read more »
Articles
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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 »
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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 »
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HIV & Me: A Woman's Guide to Living With HIV: Up Close & Personal - Teniecka

...boyfriend was married. It took Teniecka a full year to wrap her mind around being HIV positive and to seek the support of an HIV/AIDS organization. Although her family had a difficult time coping with the news, they now are her biggest source... Read more »
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HIV & Me: A Woman's Guide to Living With HIV: Up Close & Personal - Sarah

...religious community, she faced all the burdens of what was in the 1980s "a very scary kind of epidemic." "Even now," she explains, "people aren't that understanding about HIV, but in the '80s and '90s it was a lot worse." She remembers... Read more »
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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 »