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Telling Others You're HIV Positive

Special Situations People You May Have Exposed to HIV: It can be very difficult to disclose your status to sexual partners or people you shared needles with. However, it is very important that they know so they can decide to get tested and, if they test positive, get the health care they need. The Department of Health can tell people you might have exposed, without using your name. Employers: You may want to tell your employer if your HIV...
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Case Management Agencies/Worth It?

I'm not sure if i'm in the right forum to ask this so feel free to advise me somewhere else. I'm currently employed and have full medical coverage, they pay for my medication which just passed the 2 year mark. So I'm thinking...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Please don't worry about giving the employer your certificate of creditable coverage. This certificate says nothing about your health status. It is only used by the new employer if he has a pre-existing condition clause in his health plan.... Read more »

can i woo-hoo too? (TESTING GUIDELINES)

hi Dr robert. i received oral sex from a person i dont know at all.i got tested for hiv on the 2nd and on the 3rd month,both negative.i know that i have to get retested on the 6th month just to be extra sure.but some doctors told me that an hiv test...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Depressed from Greece,Unanimity would be great; unfortunately we're not there yet due to a variety of factors. For instance, not everyone's immune system works exactly the same. Some folks may take a bit longer to produce detectable... Read more »

sti guidelines

I'm considering an sti with my doctors monitoring.I do like the fact that the smart study provides for close clinical monitoring,the two things that are holding me back are the randomization,coin toss of which group you'll be)and the...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for the questions.I share your concerns about the design of the SMART trial; but I think that the study concept is very interesting. The protocol for monitoring viral loads and CD4 counts should provide a reasonable outline for someone... Read more »

Change in CDC guidelines about frequency of CD4 test for people with stable CD4 levels??

Yesterday at my quarterly meeting with my doctor to discuss my latest bloodwork, he told me that a couple of months ago the CDC had changed its guidelines regarding how frequently people with stable CD4 levels ought to have their CD4 levels...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Yes, the new national guidelines issued last month indicate that in those people who have had stable HIV infection for some time, CD4 counts can now be monitored every 6-12 months. This is on a case by case basis and is based on a long term pattern... Read more »
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ANIMO Case Manager NYC

Posted by Robert1
ANIMO Case Manager

Job description:New York Harm Reduction Educators, Inc (NYHRE) is New Yorks largest harm reduction/ syringe exchange program. Its mission is HIV prevention and comprehensive services for those at risk for, or infected with HIV.... Read more »

Case Manager Yonkers, NY

Posted by Anonymous
Case Manager for The Sharing Community, Inc.
In Yonkers, NY is a COMMUNITY-BASED organization

We seek to inspire HOPE where often pain, depression, and feelings of hopelessness are real for people who are ill, or have no home, inadequate food... Read more »

Case Managers FLA

Posted by Anonymous
Comprehensive AIDS Program (CAP) of Palm Beach County, Inc.

Seeks Case Workers for our Belle Glade, FL office (which is located in Western Palm Beach County), BSW or equivalent degree, experienced in medical, HIV, addictions or related fields.... Read more »

Window Guidelines

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
The information is excerpted from a joint paper produced by the state and NYCity Depts of Health. Update on the Window Period for HIV Infection New York State and New York City Joint Recommendations For HIV Testing and Re-testing What is the Window... Read more »