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Number Of People In Jail With Hiv

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...Prevalence in the Transgender Population HIV Risk Among Transgenders Transgender Health and Hormone Therapy Sex Reassignment Surgery and HIV Optimizing Health Care Conclusion Selected Sources Transgender persons illuminate the complex interplay of social and biological factors that determine gender identity (an individual's own sense of maleness or femaleness) and contribute to both HIV risk and HIV health. This...
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Laws of Disclosure (DISCLOSURE LAWS, 2010) (CRIMINALIZATION OF HIV 2010)

Hey Dr. Bob,It's great to see you've been doing this forum for all these years. Exactly how long have you been doing this. Anyway, keep up the fantastic work. Now to why I'm writting to you. No concerns nor worries here but just a bit of curiousity....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...laws regarding disclosure. Merely exposing someone to HIV you don't have to have actually transmitted the virus can land you in jail! So in these states, as long as you know you're HIV-positive, you can be arrested just for having sex and not... 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
...laws regarding disclosure. Merely exposing someone to HIV you don't have to have actually transmitted the virus can land you in jail! So in these states, as long as you know you're HIV-positive, you can be arrested just for having sex and not... Read more »

HIV dementia & CNS infection

My niece has been estranged from my family for over 30 years and I decided to try to track her down last year. I was able to easily as she had recently gotten arrested and was in jail. We corresponded during the past 18 months and my husband and I...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...She most certainly has AIDS. Her symptoms are consistent with HIV-associated dementia, which qualifies her for a diagnosis of AIDS.One question is whether or not she was regularly taking her Read more »

Political Views? (BARACK OBAMA PLAN TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS)

Hello Dr. Rob,This is my first visit to your forum. I have read only a handful of your posts and have gotten a lot of valuable information from them. The one question that I have is regarding your political views. You are in a place to give so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the science of HIV/AIDS, but also the politics that greatly affect this pandemic. Yes, as an HIV physician specialist and as a person living with HIV, I absolutely support Obama. Once you've had a chance to review the facts, I'm confident you... Read more »
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Serving Double Time for HIV Non-Disclosure: Can It Happen in New York?

...trouble," said Bacigalupi. "What's really going on is he gave people HIV -- and for that, the state said he should be thrown in jail forever." Read what others have said: What We've Become , The Nation The Miseducation of Nushawn Williams , ... Read more »
AIDS Action Council

Policy Facts: Incarcerated Populations and HIV/AIDS

...HIV prevention education for incarcerated populations and the distribution of both condoms and sterile syringes to individuals in jails and prisons. Currently, condoms and bleach kits are distributed only among a handful of U.S. correctional... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Routine Jail-Based HIV Testing -- Rhode Island, 2000-2007

...testing. 4 The jailed population has a higher prevalence of HIV infection than the general population, and rapid HIV testing in jails is feasible and acceptable. 5 In this report, 73% of persons admitted to the jail (including those with... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Impact of Incarceration Upon Adherence to HIV Treatment Among HIV-Positive Injection Drug Users: A Qualitative Study

...identify factors influencing treatment adherence, they sought to qualitatively evaluate experiences with HAART among recently incarcerated HIV-positive IDU in British Columbia. Twelve in-depth qualitative interviews were performed with males... Read more »
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interesting news story of man with HIV?

Posted by RPH, 7 Replies
...Sentenced to Life in Prison for Exposing Woman to HIV Wednesday, June 13, 2007 ST. JOSEPH, Missouri A man who spent five years in jail for exposing sexual partners to HIV was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for knowingly exposing another... Read more »

When does a person start taking ARV meds?

Posted by Carrie, 5 Replies
My boyfriends CD4 count is over 1100 and his Viral count is under 400. From my own researching, this appears to still be ok (considering the circumstances of course). He said though that today at the dr they want to start him on antiretroviral... Read more »

hiv in prison

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... HIV Articles Back Few Men Found to Get HIV in Prison- CDC Report "HIV Transmission Among Male Inmates in a State Read more »

psychological effects with long-term survivor

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...down so terribly again. I love her so much, and my child. I am gaining weight and the sickness is leaving, I spent some time in jail, two months, it has been like a nightmare that I can't wake up from. For now, I am feeling hopeful again that I... Read more »