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Moral Impact On Hiv People

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AIDS InfoNet

Older People and HIV

... How Many Older People Have AIDS? Why Are Older People Getting Infected? Is HIV Disease Different for Older People? Is HIV the Same in Older People? What Other Health Problems Are Common? Mental Problems The Bottom Line How Many Older
Ask the Experts

2 HIV partners

I have recently been diagnosed with HIV from my partner, he did inform me prior to us being in a relationship that he was positive but love does make you do stupid things! Now that we are both positive, is it necessary to use protection? even though...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...confirmed by clonal sequencing of env and pol sequences. All three men had a change in the reverse transcriptase sequence that could impact drug sensitivity. When those three patients were evaluated six months after acquiring the second strain, a... Read more »

HIV Disclosure (DISCLOSURE LAWS 2009)

Hey Doc..it's me Alabama Gal.....hope you are doing well! I am adjusting to new meds-yuck.I just read where someone asked you if it was necessary to disclose their HIV status (while using condoms etc for safe-er sex) in a state that has disclosure...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...mandate, you have a universal moral obligation to advise your sexual contact of your HIV-positive status. Don't you wish the person who infected you had shared their HIV-status information with you before you had sex? Dr. Bob Iam a working boy... Read more »

Cash Paying- No Insurance

Hi, I have no insurance and I was wondering how much it would cost per visit/labs if you were to pay cash to see an HIV specialist? I know you would pay every 3-6 months. I just want to see the best Dr. so I would just pay cash. I am in southern...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...How do I move forward? Response from Dr. Frascino Hello, Only those of us who have been through it really understand the full impact of hearing the words "your test came back positive." Many of us feel scared, wondering if we will soon get sick... Read more »

HIV and Disability

HI--as a HIV+ man for several years now--I cope with the usual fatigue, digestive problems and sometimes slight fevers. My viral load is undectable thanks to Atripla!I recently lost my job after 27 years and my Dr. put me on state disability-which...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...lawyers are notifying elected officials of a serious problem. In addition you could get copies of your lawyer's demands and go in person to your local SSA office. Just sit there and demand to be seen by a claims representative. If they are... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Education Sector Faces Severe Impact From HIV/AIDS, Ugandan Official Says

... A senior official at Uganda's Ministry of Education said recently that the impact of HIV/AIDS on the country's education sector would be severe if measures are not taken to address the situation, Uganda's Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Jesse Jackson Urges Awareness in Fight Against HIV/AIDS

...prominent medical experts and activists at the conference called for greater awareness of the disease. "Look at the disproportionate impact of AIDS" in the black community, said Phill Wilson, founder of the Black AIDS Institute. "Each of us needs... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS Orphans "Greatest Moral Issue," Oprah Winfrey Says During Trip to Zambia

...12/4). Winfrey said that not enough is being done to help AIDS orphans in Africa because people worldwide do not understand the impact the disease is having on the continent, according to Reuters . "People out there know the AIDS problem in... Read more »
Lambda Legal

Bragdon v. Abbott: The Supreme Court Takes on HIV

...Justices Ginsberg and Breyer, and at times Kennedy, appeared to understand the underlying goals of the ADA, and the disabling impact of societal fears on those with HIV and other infectious diseases. However, in addition to the predictable... Read more »
Connect With Others

Hiding behind HIV

Posted by Magnet, 4 Replies
...it as comfortable as possible for them. But perhaps not for me. I have scouted the internet, looking for information on the impact of HIV on a sero-discordant couple, and find mostly issues relating to exposure to, and prevention of, HIV... Read more »

Medication and Nightmares

Posted by whyyyyyy, 1 Reply
...figure it out and find my purpose in this not so perfect life of mine. For Beyond the Odds, I am Sergio Mendoza. To read more personal stories from HIV+ young people under 25 go to www.beyondtheodds.org ... Read more »

A Plea - Kind of preachy, sorry..

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...for everything, we stopped having sex, I made up another story). All of these changes in behavior often have a huge emotional impact on your partner (do they think I have cheated?, have they cheated?, do they not find me attractive? why are they... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Stigma and Discrimination

Posted by bradford
...to our health care systems and us worldwide. A simple exercise in these directions and implementation would have an enormous impact on the fight against AIDS! We are all here together, connected. Nothing is happening to just one of us, but... Read more »