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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you feel. Because the symptoms of acute HIV are almost impossible to tell apart from the symptoms of the flu, they're not a good enough reason on their own for you to run and get tested for HIV. What really matters is whether you did anything within the past six to 12 weeks that may have put you at risk for HIV . Remember: HIV has to get into your bloodstream in order to infect...
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There are few options for people running out of COBRA

Why would Ms. Franzoi suggest that when a person's COBRA is running out that their options only include an individual policy when most states' insurance regulations allow insurers to refuse coverage of an individual with a pre-existing condition,...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...of greater than 63 days, any insurance company that sells individual policies must extend a HIPAA policy, regardless of the person's pre-existing conditions and no pre-ex would apply. This is covered under HIPAA, a federal law, which supercedes... Read more »

Diabetes and Hiv/aids.

Hi, I have diabetes! And I was wondering since I get bloodwork done every like 3months will my bloodwork show that I have hiv/aids. Like, can you see hiv/aids with any blood work? Or does it have to be a certain kind?
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...infected with HIV: Low HDL and total cholesterol, increased in MCH and other values in a CBC-SMAC. But the only sure way is to run a HIV test.Nelson Read more »

Gay HIV+ partner has bareback sex with other HIV+ people

Hi, I'm in an open gay relationship with my HIV+ partner whereas i am HIV-. We always have protected anal sex (oral unprotected)My partner continues to have unprotected sex with other positive guys even though i have stressed that this is bad. Can...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...off my soapbox, I'll move on to your question. You both have advanced-stage AIDS. If you decide to have unprotected sex, you run the risk of contracting a superinfection. In other words, you could each contract the other's strain of virus. This... Read more »

I ran the Comrades Marathon

Hi Dr YoungIn May this year I asked you if it was ok for hiv+ people to run marathons and you had no problem about it. I have good news for you: on 16 June this year I ran and finished the Comrades Marathon; the most gruelling race in South Africa...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Cliff-Great to hear from you; congratulations on the run-- your news should give encouragment to many of our readers who wonder about life with HIV.All the best,BY Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

State-Run Clinics in India Providing Antiretrovirals to Fewer Than 10% of HIV-Positive People

...U.N. figures, 5.7 million HIV-positive people live in India. NACO on Friday told the country's Supreme Court that government-run health centers provide 46,000 HIV-positive people in the country with antiretroviral drugs. The testimony followed a... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...utensils, or sharing glasses. This is not true. For more information, see this website's section on How HIV is Spread. A rapid test runs for 20-40 minutes, after which you will receive a result. Rapid tests are extremely accurate. However, since... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...the brain and the spine (centralnervous system) and the peripheral nerves (peripheral nervous system). Theperipheral nerves run through the body like webbing, connecting all the partsof the body to the brain and the spine. Any disorder involving... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Exercise and HIV

...eat more calories to avoid losing weight. Choose Something You Enjoy Choose activities that you like. Whether it is yoga, running, bicycling, or another sport, doing something you like will encourage you to maintain your program. Don't get into... Read more »
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KNOWING SPREADING HIV AROUND

Posted by Jazzy1973, 5 Replies
...wHY DO PEOPLE KEEP GOING AROUND SPREADING THIS TO EACH OTHER KNOWING U HAVE THIS? wHY CAN'T SOME ONE FIND SOME ONE THAT HAS HIV TOO? QUESTIONS I ASS BECAUSE I KNOW SOMEONE WHO GOES ON LINE AND MEET PEOPLE AND HAVE SEX WITH THEM& AFTER THEY... Read more »

any free dating sites for hiv gay people!!!

Posted by keeponliving, 9 Replies
...just tested positive, n life is changed thoroughly! lost my lover,he just ran away after i told him that am infected hiv.dunno where to turn now. anyone can help me !!!! Read more »

Where are the Heterosexual HIV/AIDS Dating sites

Posted by 30Years, 2 Replies
...same. I want to be with a person who views our relationship as PRIMARY and our medical conditions SECONDARY!!!! HIV does not run my life!!!! Read more »

THE PAIN BEHIND THE STIGMA

Posted by Anonymous
...but have never disclosed to anyone! They assume that everyone will pull away. You can tell people that youre HIV+ and they not run away. There are many people living with HIV who have loving family and friends and are in relationships. My partner... Read more »