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HIV in Prisons and Jails

HIV and Correctional Settings Health Care in Prisons and Jails Prisoners With HIV Infection HIV Care for Prisoners Improving Your HIV Treatment Risk Factors While Incarcerated What Happens When HIV-Positive Prisoners Are Released? HIV and Correctional Settings People with HIV sometimes have to spend time in a jail or prison. Jails are usually operated by counties. Prisons are state or federal institutions. The rate of...
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jail time or mental hospital for nondisclosure

Hello If an hiv person doesnt disclose their hiv before having sex would that hiv person go to jail with hard criminals like murders and rapest? What if the hiv person suffered from schizophenia would they be sent to a mental hospital to serve their...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Much depends on local laws. In many places such non-disclosure is a crime. DW... Read more »

Number of people cured

Hi Nelson,Could you please tell me how many people are officially considered cured of HIV? There's so many different versions of the answer going around. Thanks so much....
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
I do not blame you for being confused! We have seen so many reports (some real and some bogus) out there about the cure.These are the people that have been reported so far and how they got cured (either complete eradication or functional cure where... Read more »

numbers, numbers

hi,I'm newly infected/diagnosed and am pretty scared right now. I've been trying to educate myself as much as possible. And sites like this are very helpful. But I'm really afraid of three things. 1)med's side effects. 2)...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
thanks for your question and sorry to hear of your situation.In general, most persons with HIV infection in the US do fine for many years, even without the initiation of antiretroviral therapy.Once therapy is started, I believe that key issues are... Read more »

Hiv test in jail

Hi my brother is in jail and he requested a hiv test because he has never had one he told me had unprotected sex with a few girls a while ago definately over three months ago. My brother told me they tested him with an oral swab and that they will...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,What you're describing is one type of rapid test. It's <i>very</i> reliable. But you're right, there's another oral test that will give results after about 20 minutes.Hope this helps!Erik... Read more »
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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. Then later on it states that about 400,000 people have died. Are those... Read more »

Numbers don't mean anything.....

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV/AIDS doesn't have a set pattern. Not ever person infected is going to test positive. 8.5 weeks after infection, or 6 months after infection. Most people who test positive do so after being infected years, and after their health has declined... Read more »

CNN - The day in numbers: 39.5 million

Posted by Anonymous
The day in numbers: 39.5 million

By Sunaina Gulati for CNN

(CNN) -- Some 39.5 million people are living with AIDS worldwide, according to a U.N. report released on Tuesday. "This year's report gives us real cause for concern," said U.N. AIDS chief... Read more »

Time between infection and the CBC to show low WBC and Lymphocytes numbers

Posted by CharlieTrotter, 1 Reply
Hi

I'm an individual that has frequented commercial sex workers over the past couple of years (in between girlfriends). Each and every time I have used a condom. The best of my knowledge, none of the condoms have ever broken.

In July I had a CBC,... Read more »