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Marriage And Family Therapy For Persons With Hiv

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Alternative and Complementary Therapies

Sometimes this information is truly not available. However, if it seems like people don't want to answer your questions, be extra careful. You might be dealing with a health fraud. See Fact Sheet 206 , How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud, for more information. Why Aren't There More Studies of Alternative Therapies? Alternative therapies aren't always designed to treat a particular illness: Some alternative therapies treat the whole person, not an...
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Marriage and HIV

My husband and I have been monogomous for 17 years. I recently contracted and have been diagnosed with HIV. I work in a prison and was somehow exposed at work. I never used iv drugs or had a blood transfusion nor have I had a sexual partner other...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
You should pursue the issue further at work. You make a very good case for occupational exposure and your employer needs to provide appropriate compensation, including medical care and mental healthcare. You and your husband will need some time to... Read more »

Therapy Update - And we Have only one person to THANK for all our Progress - Dr. Bob

Dr. Bob. I am happy to report therapy is really going well for my son. things are starting to come together. Thank You so much for your advice!! I know that this is going to just be baby steps, but steps in the right direction. I will keep you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Gabriel,As predicted, your son has another concern. Please reread my last response reprinted below. My advice (and assessment) remain unchanged. Dr. BobAn Addition to my Last Post - Dr. Bob - Please Help me a bit with my Son. :( Nov 13,... Read more »

precautions need relatives living in same family from hiv person

My friend and his two wives are HIV+.THeir five children are HIV-.His other family members live with them.He eats/drinks with other family members,friends in same utensils/glasses.what care ,Precautions necessory for family members and friends...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
HIV is only spread through sexual contact, blood transfusion, or through sharing a needle with an HIV positive person. It is not transmitted through saliva, perspiration, or coughing. Many studies have shown that HIV is not transmitted amongst... Read more »

Resources for family of person with HIV

Earlier this year I tested positive for HIV. Since my diagnosis, I've done alot of research and have developed a decent understanding of the condition. I have decided to talk to my family and let them know (I've almost let it slip a few...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
There are many informative web sites:www.amfAR.orgwww.projectinform.orgwww.aids.orgwww.aidsonline.comand, of course: Read more »
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Life after coming out/ending a marriage/hiv+

Posted by njpozdad
For those users who are married (to a woman)/separated, came out/ disclosed hiv status to loved ones......Would love to share experiences about struggling with being gay/coming out to wife and family and disclosing hiv status and starting... Read more »

Islam, the, family, and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ihivf
Islam, the Family, and HIV/AIDS
by International HIV Fund
Written by Amina Wasi and Iftekhar Ahmed, International HIV Fund

The family in Islam

The family is considered to be the building block of society. In particular, the family plays a significant... Read more »

How Is Gay Marriage a Threat to Traditional Families?

Posted by pozlady
How IS gay marriage a threat to families? Gay/lesbians aren't going house-to-house burning crosses on straight families' lawns, or sending them hate male, or organizing hate groups bent on getting 'them straights' out of this country.

I never... Read more »

Stopping Therapy for Mycobaterium Avium Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Within the past month and a half, my partner has become sick. He has consistantly [consisted] tested negative for HIV. He has been diagnosed with a mycobacterium avium infection in his bone marrow. Unfortunately the treatment looks pretty harsh from... Read more »