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Cognitive Issues for 16yr HIV survivor

I'M WORRIED THAT THE HIV HAS TAKEN CONTROL OVER SOME OF MY COGNITIVE AREAS. LAST 12 MONTHS, I HAVE EXPERIENCED SHORT TERM MEMORY LOSS...NAMES AND FACES, I DON'T SEEM TO HAVE ANY ENERGY AND SEEM TO LOOSE WORD FINDING. IS THERE ANY THING THAT I CAN...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...In a study, about half of us long term survivors had some sort of mild to moderate cognitive loss. However, what you are describing sounds a lot more severe to me. I would Read more »

HIV Long Time Survivor

Ive been HIV+ for 25 years. My Cd4 count is around 500 and my Viral Load undetectable. I very often... Read more »

Rape Survivor - HIV NEGATIVE at 3 months/13 weeks?

I (I'm a female) was raped by a formal friend who tested HIV negative and is with the police. I... Read more »
Articles
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The History of Pride From a 29-Year Survivor of HIV and AIDS

...being gay had become acceptable, people started fearing being around gay men, because there was much ignorance about HIV and AIDS. Gay men started losing their jobs, housing and families even if they were not HIV positive. The next several... Read more »
Terri Wilder

Eight Characteristics of Long-Term Survivors of HIV/AIDS

...beginning of June I volunteered for THRIVE! -- a one-day educational and empowerment workshop in Atlanta for people living with HIV. I love doing this workshop and think that it is a valuable guide for people on living a long life with HIV. At... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Gov. Spitzer Signs Measure Allowing Rape Survivors to Request HIV Tests for Indicted Suspects

...security if suspects test negative, adding that survivors might stop taking antiretrovirals prematurely ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 6/25). Spitzer in a statement said that sexual assault survivors "have a right to information that impacts... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rape Survivors Should Be Given Access to PEP to Prevent HIV Transmission, Opinion Piece Says

... Although giving a "rape survivor the option of forcing a suspect to be tested for HIV under court order would seem to be useful for the survivor's health and peace of mind," mandatory "HIV testing doesn't get rape Read more »
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Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...KaiserNet January 8, 2008 Some experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV and Aids in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "premature[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments... Read more »

HIV/AIDS LONG-TERM SURVIVORS sought for in-depth i

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Gay men who have lived consciously aware of their HIV+ status since at least 1986 are sought to provide their personal experiencesemotional, psychological, spiritual, medical, social, Read more »

I am a 15 year HIV positive survivor

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I am a 15-year HIV positive long-term asymptomatic survivor. I have been vvery fortunate with my meds... I have never had a drug reaction from Read more »

HIV+ brain cancer survivor marathon runner

Posted by richardbpc
...516/432-1254 cell ph 516-770-7724 or at www.richardmbrodsky.org or www.worldaidsmarathon.com E-mail: richardbpc@aol.com HIVers & cancer survivors were running marathons Me, theyre calling me, how can that be. And now the American flag... Read more »