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Older African Women Hiv Postive

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Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

Table of Contents Introduction Older Women: An Overlooked Group What to Do? Older Women Living With HIV Introduction In the US, HIV began mostly as a disease of young men. Today, however, theepidemic affects both women and men of all ages, including older women (age 50and over). While 50 may not seem "old," it is often the age currently used byorganizations that keep track of health-related statistics (e.g., the US Centersfor...
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I 'am HIV postive, and I'am not getting sick. (HELP ME)

Hi: Dr. Mark my name is Eric I'm 42 (young black african american).I'm HIV postive.I was diagniso when I was 20 years old.(I wish i could repeat that day again and not have taken that test). I have not taken any medication for the past 7...
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
You are in great shape and your immune system appears to be handling the viral infection on its own just fine. Given how long you have had HIV infection, I suspect you will continue to do very well for a long time to come.... Read more »

Spiritual issues for HIV postive people

I am a graduate student at Virginia Commonwealth University studying women with HIV. I am looking for basic information about the spiritual issues for HIV infected people. I intend to work with people with HIV and AIDS after graduation and would...
Steven Pieters

Response from Steven Pieters

Metropolitan Community Church of LA
From my perspective, some of the spiritual issues for HIV infected people are:1) Creating and sustaining hope. Hope is a vital ingredient to life with HIV. Check out my early columns here at The Body for more information.2) Facing death. Even... Read more »

HIV/AIDS among african american women

I'm doing a research paper on African American women who are or at risk of being infected with HIV/AIDS. I'm looking for any statistics related to the subject. Do you know of any information on this or could you direct me to a good...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
A good start for the statistics would be the CDC web site at www.cdc.gov... Read more »

having babies when one is postive and one is not

My daughter married a man who is HIV positive that to me is true love. They want to have children, is there any safe way for them to parent children together? You do not have unprotected sex and he would not ever expose her to the virus! ...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
This is harder than the other way around (see my previous answer to when the women is positive but the husband is negative). Your daughter will be at risk of acquiring HIV should they choose to have his biological baby. There are other options... Read more »
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Does HIV postive really mean anything?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
HI forgive me i say soemthing that may sound stupid. I have read alot abt HIV AND AIDS, BUT recently reading Christine Maggiore i am wondering is she might be right. She challenges almost every known fact on HIV/aids 'That many experts now contend... Read more »

HIV + Men And Women 35 and older $50 paid study- Baltimore

Posted by HENNEHIVSTUDY
We are conducting a
RESEARCH STUDY
to understand motivations around
participating in clinical research trials.

Participants must be:
Women or Men who have sex with men 35 or older; and
HIV positive.



The study will take place in Baltimore on

Thursday... Read more »

HIV + Men And Women 35 and older $50 paid study

Posted by HENNEHIVSTUDY
BALTIMORE!!

We are conducting a
RESEARCH STUDY
to understand motivations around
participating in clinical research trials.

Participants must be:
Women or Men who have sex with men 35 or older; and
HIV positive.



The study will take place in Baltimore on Read more »

HIV + Men And Women 35 and older $50 paid study

Posted by HENNEHIVSTUDY
BALTIMORE!!

We are conducting a
RESEARCH STUDY
to understand motivations around
participating in clinical research trials.

Participants must be:
Women or Men who have sex with men 35 or older; and
HIV positive.



The study will take place in Baltimore on Read more »