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Professional Women Living With Hiv

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The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...serious problems. Treatment Options The good news is that depression is very treatable. Treatments include psychotherapy, social support, medication, alternative therapies, or any combination of these. Various mental health professionals can provide psychotherapy, including psychologists, psychiatrists, and social workers. It may also be helpful to seek the support of other HIV-positive women through support groups or peer counseling. ...
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I really need your professional opinion Doc....

On Friday May 8th 2009, I was at a pool hall when an older couple came in. The male was in his late 40's maybe early 50's and the female middle 30's, both goodlooking people. Anyway, I was drinking as well as the couple. Well, we started talking and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...part of an "older couple"??? Exactly how old are you? 12???Assuming the latex condom was used properly and didn't break, your HIV-acquisition risk would be limited to unprotected insertive oral sex. This carries an extremely low risk for HIV... Read more »

professional advise

I've heard these buttocks injections are only done outside of the U.S., when will America start doing these injections. I know so many women that want it and is willing to pay the price to get it. Why is it that we don't have the same privileges...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...buttock injection is effective and safe and practical for the treatment of fat loss from buttocks in the setting of treated HIV infection. If any reader knows of such a reference please post! KH Read more »

I need a professional HIV specialist opinion Please!!!!

Hey Dr. Bob its Melvin, i'm back to ask just a simple question. I'm the guy who had oral sex fellatio with an unknown status guy. 3 weeks later i had flu like symptoms including a high fever. After I had those symptoms, i developed a really nasty...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Melvin,I'll be brief. You are HIV negative. Your negative test at 103 days was definitive. Your repeat test at four months will merely corroborate what we already Read more »

Locating Mental Health Professionals trained in HIV

I was diagnoised with HIV in October and have contacted local AIDS groups in two Ohio cities, as well as doctors trained in HIV treatment trying to located a Mental Health Professional familar with HIV. None of these have been able to help. Where do...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
...that local AIDS groups that provide services to people living with HIV and AIDS do not have a list of qualified mental health professionals to refer you to. Similarly It is bizarre that you say that doctors working with people who have HIV also... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Questions and Answers for Professional Partners: Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing of Adults, Adolescents and Pregnant Women in Healthcare Settings

...Health Implications Reimbursement and Funding Issues Summary Question General Background Why is CDC recommending HIV screening for all adults and adolescents aged 13-64 in all Healthcare Settings? CDC believes that the adoption of... Read more »
The Well Project

Domestic Violence and HIV

...conversation, public enough to get help if you need it. Consider disclosing with a third person present, like a friend or a health professional. If you feel at all threatened by the reaction you get, keep meetings public for a few weeks. ... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...about it before Farrah Fawcett made public her struggle with the illness. Among men who have sex with men (MSM), and especially HIV-positive MSM, the incidence of anal cancer is significantly more prevalent and increasing annually. 1 However,... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Health Care Professionals: Answers About HIV Vaccine Research

... Why Should Health Care Professionals Care About HIV Vaccine Research? What Is a Vaccine? A vaccine "teaches" the immune system to recognize and defend against Read more »
Connect With Others

professional women with hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
...are there any women out there like me? i'm a divorced single mom with a master's degree and a respected job. i'm straight, and not an ex junkie, Read more »

Support for professional women diagnosed with HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies's more bad news (Hepatitis, start meds now!, etc.) I welcome any and all feeback, but I would like to hear from other professional working, educated women who share a similar experience. I also would like to hear from other minority women... Read more »

Would like to meet hiv + women for friendship and

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...Hello my name is Rob,Im hiv + very healthy undetectable virus and t count 400.Im professional man 32 years old,loves to travel the world,finacially secere.Would Read more »

Professional Heterosexual Women/ Men Support Group

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hello, I was diagnosed with HIV in April 1991. I am a heterosexual female and am interested in meeting other heterosexual professional women/ men who are HIV positive. Many of the past support groups that I attended were for gay males, gay... Read more »