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Peoples Faces With Hiv

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Older People Face Greater HIV Infection Risks: Study

Physicians are failing to diagnose HIV infection among older patients, even as many people over age 50 enjoy extended sex lives thanks to erectile dysfunction drugs, the World Health Organization reported Tuesday. Sexually active people age 50 and... Read more »
Housing Works

Video: Theater Helps People With HIV Face "Big Apple" Challenges

Housing Works clients make props for new play on surviving homelessness. Many of NYC's poor, homeless and HIV-positive residents know that the image of the "Big Apple" isn't all its cracked up to be. On Tuesday, clients from Housing Works'... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

People With HIV/AIDS Still Face Violence, Repression: Human Rights Watch

Violence and government repression are undercutting the global AIDS battle, New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Monday in Toronto, the city that is hosting next month's 16th International AIDS Conference. "We can't defeat AIDS unless we end... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Your amazing work allows people to face the world - $1000 dollar donation

Dear Dr Bob,I recently had posted on your forum about a possible low risk HIV exposure (received BJ from 2 strippers and performed cunnilingus). After becoming a severely obsessed "Worried Well" your posts and inspirations helped to quell...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Steve,First and foremost, WOO-HOO! Congratulations on your definitive and conclusive negative HIV tests!Thank you for writing in to share the good news. Your personal testimonial will help countless others who are still trapped in their own... Read more »

can you get hiv from face painting or make up sharing

wanted to see if you can get hiv from face painting in which the same brush is used on many people. The same thing happens at make up counters. With face painting i know the virus would die outside in the air but the brush is wet and stays wet,...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
No way. This is not how HIV can be spread. I can imagine no such scenario without conjuring up brushes dipped in buckets of blood - and that is just too yucky and freaky to even think about, let alone type.DW... Read more »

has the changing face of HIV had an impact on mental health

since 1981 and the first reported AIDS in the UK and the introduction of ARV's and HAART there has been a major change in the life expectancy of HIV + people? Would you know if there is also a greater impact on the mental health maybe due to...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
This is a really sophisticated and complicated question that requires a much more detailed response than I can offer briefly here. In fact I just completed a new book that deals solely with the mental health issues of people on combination therapy.... Read more »

HIV finally has a face...

I, with my Doctors direction, have stopped my Cocktail after 3 years, because of Lipdystrophy. I just caould not take it anymore. I looked so gaunt and ill. People kept saying how thin I was and asking if I were ill. I got looks from people. I tried...
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

Response from Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

The Cutting Edge
While the process is being worked on here in the U.S., you may want to converse with the people who distribute New-Fill at Biopharmex France in Luxembourg. The website is shown in the link below and you can email them for more information at... Read more »
Connect With Others

Hiv nightmare-a must read for people with symptoms!

Posted by regularguy86, 2 Replies
It took me a long time to do this but here is my story or nightmare I should say. I am 27 years old. I made the mistake 5 months ago of having sex with a woman who used crack cocaine. This sex was protected mind you (I will get into that on a later... Read more »

for hiv- people with long lasting symptoms

Posted by Jambasher, 4 Replies
And for anyone interested. Its my first post. Great site, helping probably millions of people. Wonderful work!

This is maybe not the right place to do this but still:

There seem to be the rather frequent occasion of people suffering from long lasting... Read more »

Do HIV positive people have these symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi, are dry skin / dandruff, and sweating symptoms of HIV. Over the past year I have noticed both excessive dandruff and sweating. I also have dry skin on my face and the skin on my cheeks flakes off on occasion. I dont really have night sweats,... Read more »