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Precautions Dealing With People With Hiv

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Housing Works

People Living With HIV/AIDS Should Take Extra Precautions This Flu Season

Image from kfor.com. Guest blog post from Housing Works' CEO and President Charles King Dear Housing Works Clients and Staff, On Saturday, Governor Andrew Cuomo declared a flu emergency in New York State. This is in response to epidemic... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

People Living With HIV/AIDS in Canada Have Difficulty Obtaining Organ Transplants, Advocates Say at AIDS Conference

People living with HIV/AIDS in Canada often have difficulty obtaining organ transplants in the country, Canadian HIV/AIDS advocates said at the XVII International AIDS Conference in Mexico City, Toronto's Globe and Mail reports. Although there... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Miami Herald Examines Efforts to Improve HIV/AIDS Knowledge Among Young People

The Miami Herald on Monday examined efforts to improve HIV/AIDS knowledge among young people and combat the stigma associated with the disease. According to the Herald , the effectiveness of modern antiretroviral drugs has created the... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Swine flu and HIV-infected People

Any special precautions that people with HIV should take in the face of swine flu?Are there interactions between HIV meds and swine flu meds?should i get a flu vaccine now if I didnt get one before the winter?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,No, none is being recommended at this time. (See below.) But stay tuned and we'll keep you posted, OK?Dr. BobSwine FluApr 30, 2009 Hello Dr. Bob. I am asking this question in hopes that you will respond and people will read it. What... Read more »

HIV Positive People and the West Nile Virus

Dear Doctor,I live in Atlanta and we have just had our first confirmation of the West Nile Virus. Our home is in a relatively wooded area with a small pond, which is a breeding ground for mosquitos.My question to you is, would an HIV-positive...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
I know of no information that says that HIV+ people are at greater risk for West Nile Virus infection, whether ot not their viral load is well-suppressed. To avoid exposure, use a high-grade insect repellant on all exposed skin areas (DEET content... Read more »

what jobs off limits for HIV+ people

If you're HIV+ and your disease is "controlled" with medication, is there any occupation that you feel is absolutely off-limits for that group of people. I'm asking because I work in an operating room. If my viral load is low and...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
The answer may depend on the state you live in as some do have statutes that restrict occupations. Usually, it is in the medical field and involves invasive treatment such as surgery. You would need to check the Health & Safety Code in your... Read more »

Decrease in sex drive and libido in people with HIV

I'm HIV negative and my boyfriend is positive. He recently began taking protease inhibitors. We had a vigorous sex life (with precautions) before he got on his regimen. But I've since noticed a decline in his sex drive and wondered if...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. Although we cannot totally rule out the possibility that the decrease in his sex drive may be directly related to his antiviral therapy, most often, problems like this are due to other causes including (but not limited... 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 »

HIV Dating, HIV Community, HIV Positive Dating, Meet people with HIV, HIV chatting room

Posted by JoJo1234
I'm Laurry and benylove2002 which to said thank you for joining the two of as together I join HIVromances.com on January 2013 after two months I meet Beny from then thing's are being good me I hoping to take it to the next level. Thank you so much.

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HIV Dating, HIV Community, HIV Positive Dating, Meet people with HIV, HIV chatting room

Posted by JoJo1234
More and more HIV dating site are created and I recommend HIVromances.com since it own about 730,000 users now. Most of them are verified. It is totally anonymous and free to join Read more »

HIV Dating, HIV Community, HIV Positive Dating, Meet people with HIV, HIV chatting room

Posted by Hneedlove
More and more HIV dating sites are created and I recommend PositiveSingles.com since it own about 730,000 users now. Most of them are verified. It is totally anonymous and free to join.

120,000+ Conversations Per Day
15,000+ Daily Active... Read more »