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Online Support Groups For African Americans With Hiv

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Among African Americans

Fast Facts African Americans are the racial/ethnic group most affected by HIV. The rate of new HIV infection in African Americans is 8 times that of whites based on population size. Gay and bisexual men account for most new infections among African Americans; young gay and bisexual men aged 13 to 24 are the most affected of this group. Blacks/African Americans* have the most severe burden of HIV of all racial/ethnic groups...
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There is an online PML support group!

To answer a previous poster's question, a wonderful guy from Oregon started a PML Survivors Group at http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/PMLSurvivors/It has links to recent studies and testomnials from PMLers who have recovered to those still...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Great news; thanks for sharing.BY... Read more »

I slept with an african american bisexual prostitute!!!

I have written to you 4 times and counting!!!!!!!!!!Doc, I made a boo boo, as the title explicitly states. The encounter included unprotected oral, broken condom, and nipple suckage, ( I think she might have had a kid, little milk).I cheated on my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi, Boston Bobby,1.Nope.2.Extremely doubtful, based on your history and excessive testing to date. However, HIV-antibody testing taken prior to three months is not considered definitive, and I do not recommend PCR testing for routine HIV... Read more »

Support group for physicians with HIV?

I was recently diagnosed with HIV and I am a young surgeon. I am in desperate need of another physician, preferably a surgeon, to talk to about a lot of the legal and professional issues that even my doctor can't answer. Are there any support...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
Thanks for writing. I can understand the need for consultation and support. I have a small group of colleagues on whom I rely, but it is all informal. I don't know of any central listings of such groups or any online forums. Local medical... Read more »

HIV, Online Sex and some comments

Hi Dr. Bob!It's your old pal from the winter of 2005, Justin Case.Anyways, I had a "whoopsie," and consequently, a possible exposure and found great hope and support through your forum. I'm happy to see others have, too.I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Justin,Welcome back to the forum!You work for a gay online hook-up Web site??? No really, that "Dr. Strangelove" is not me and even if it was, I was only doing research on Mark Foley and Ted Haggard and oh . . . that's not your... Read more »
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New African/African American Meeting Place Online

Posted by Anonymous
Greetings,

We have started a new HIV/AIDS website dedicated to African/African Americans. We currently have the ability
for users to add blogs, post information that is of use to the
community and hiv dating. We need your assistance in getting this... Read more »

Looking for online support

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I'm an African American single woman looking for heterosexual men or women to communicate with about living with HIV. I've been positive for 9 years and have never been to a support group and tried recently to find one. Unfortunately, it seems... Read more »

Question for African American Women

Posted by sadiesmom, 2 Replies
Do you feel you have good support from your church? My daughter is living with HIV and although the members of my congregation have been supportive, I have not been satisfied with the spiritual leaders. I just read an article that summarizes my... Read more »

Looking 4 Support Groups & Networking in Fl & GA

Posted by briteeyez, 1 Reply
Hello I am a divorced 34 year old woman who has been living with HIV for 11 years. I have isolated myself for years and have been ashmaed of the disease. I am finally learning to not let the disease control me and looking to meet other in Florida... Read more »