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The Well Project

Domestic Violence and HIV

...being hurt or killed as you are leaving or immediately afterward. Make your safety (and that of your children) your top priority. Be prepared. If you leave, don't forget your HIV drugs and any other medications you take, medical records, birth certificate, credit cards, checkbook, etc. Assume that anything you leave may end up in the dumpster. It may help to leave an emergency kit with some of these items with a trusted friend, family...
Ask the Experts

hiv , no meds and babies (WHEN TO START THERAPY)

i was diagnosed with hiv a few weeks ago and my viral load is around 10 000ish and my cd4 count is 500-600 (i had tonsilitis at the time of blood test) and my doctor has said that its not neccesary for me to take the meds yet untill my cd4 cell...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...considered conclusive because researchers did not randomly assign patients to begin treatment at different stages but analyzed patient records, Bloomberg reports. The editorial says, "The supportive evidence for the benefits of earlier therapy... Read more »

Criminalization is a shame and absolutely useless (CRIMINALIZATION OF HIV) (CRIMINALIZING HIV NON-DISCLOSURE, 2009)

I was reading the article about the Iowa man sentenced for 25 years because he didn't disclose his status. If we continue so nobody is willing to make the test and the consequences would be devastating. I know people that refuses to get tested...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...said it didn't matter. I live in place where the police will investigate criminal transmission of HIV. If he is treated, the medical records may show when he was identified positive and when he bagan treament. Before I might file a legal... Read more »

I agree with Dr Bob about criminilizing of non disclosure (CRIMINALIZATION OF HIV) (CRIMINALIZING HIV NON-DISCLOSURE, 2009)

Hello, Dr Bob! Thank you for your always caring answers. I would just like to tell you about the situation in Sweden where I live. Sweden is the only country in Europe where its a criminal act not to disclose your hiv positive status before having...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...said it didn't matter. I live in place where the police will investigate criminal transmission of HIV. If he is treated, the medical records may show when he was identified positive and when he bagan treament. Before I might file a legal... Read more »

"Criminalizing" HIV

I usually agree with most of what you post Dr. Frascino, but I don't entirely agree with your position on this topic. I do agree that in some cases non-disclosure may be unintentional and that safer sex precautions should be used with every...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...said it didn't matter. I live in place where the police will investigate criminal transmission of HIV. If he is treated, the medical records may show when he was identified positive and when he bagan treament. Before I might file a legal... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Earlier Antiretroviral Treatment Could Reduce Risk of Death in HIV-Positive People, Study Finds

...considered conclusive because researchers did not randomly assign patients to begin treatment at different stages but analyzed patient records, Bloomberg reports. The editorial says, "The supportive evidence for the benefits of earlier therapy... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

...from only one source ; or if it requires payment in advance . If a product really works, why isn't it advertised and available publicly? This may be a way to get around government regulations. You can only get the treatment by paying to take... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Selling Your Life Insurance

...the types of policies they will buy, or the insurance companies they will consider. The companies normally will review your medical records and decide how much they would be willing to pay. The whole process usually takes about 6 weeks to 3... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zambian President Opposes Mandatory HIV Testing for Candidates

...doctors, whose ethical code requires them to keep all patient information confidential. "I have no intention of publicizing my medical records," he said in a televised interview. "If I said for doctors to practice they should undergo an HIV test... Read more »
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am i? worried! still sane...losing it day by day.

Posted by innerpeacedude, 5 Replies
...awake for nights, the more i'm starting to see things! QUESTIONS 1. Can I have a medical check-up without ruining my life medical record? Is 5 weeks good enough? 2. Has anyone of you gotten such symptoms and yet, come back with a negative... Read more »

hiv specialist suggestions?

Posted by bluewindow, 2 Replies
...Dear thebody members, Only a few weeks ago, I tested positive for HIV and currently I am looking for a physician in the New York City area. I ve been reading that is very important to get a doctor Read more »

HIV Tracking System

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
... Health agencies have had problems even when they have dispatched staff to individual doctors' offices to collect data from medical records. Public health workers have only the codes as a reference, and many of the doctors' offices keep track of... Read more »

blood donation again

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Hey there! Is it possible for blood not to be visible to the eye, but nonetheless could it transmit dangerous virus? I'm the guy with the blood donation session, when the nurse was touching the hole on my arm, from which I donated blood. Read more »