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Questionnaire On The Attitude Of Health Workers To Hiv Patients

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AIDS InfoNet

Telling Others You're HIV Positive

...your HIV status. The longer you wait, the more difficult it gets. An HIV-Positive Child's School It is best to have good communication about your child's HIV status. Meet with the principal and discuss the school's policy and attitude on HIV. Meet with the nurse and your child's teacher. Be sure to talk about your child's legal right to confidentiality. Getting Help You can get help with telling others about your HIV status from the...
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health supplement is not necessary for hiv patients?

hi there,first of all, i wanna say thank you for all things you do in this website, its really very helpful and informative.i have diagnosed with hiv + in year 2006, i started medication in 2007, i have just gone for my appointment treatment last...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...(it's mostly a very unregulated marketing scam, IMHO).There is a potential for some supplements to interact negatively with HIV medications- an important reason to make sure that your HIV healthcare provider knows about all of the medications... Read more »

Concerns Careing from HIV patient (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

I recently started caring from my brother who has Full blown AIDS with Cryptococcus meningitis. I wasnt paranoid about it until my toddler covered herself over with his throw and suddenly got a rash on both her arms and face. She had been inside all...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...no such thing as "Partially Blown AIDS." I'm delighted you are caring for your brother in his time of need. I wish all AIDS patients had loving family members to care for them and love them.Your fears about transmission are unwarranted. I can't... Read more »

Should I get PEP

Dear Dr. Frascino,I had sex earlier this evening with my HIV positive friend and performed unprotected oral sex on him for a long while (maybe 10 minutes), during which the head of the penis touched the back of my throat several times. He didn't cum...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...not be recommended. So what does "offered but not recommended" mean? Good question! Glad you asked. Basically it means your HIV risk is exceedingly low, but not completely nonexistent, and that the risk of taking PEP would outweigh such a minimal... Read more »

My HIV+ friend believes AIDS denialist, Gary Null

He recently attended a Gary Null seminar (delivered before a full auditorium) and says he is convinced that HIV is not sexually transmissable, AIDS has nothing to do with HIV, and that his medication is a hoax created by the pharmaceutical industry....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...dust, mold and the residue of poisonous household cleansers. But above all, "embrace change," get rid of those cynical, "toxic" attitudes and move forward to your goal!Next page: No scientist will read it except to mock or dismiss itNow, in... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Attitudes to HIV and HIV Testing in High Prevalence Areas of China: Informing the Introduction of Voluntary Counseling and Testing Programmes

...researchers conducted a cross-sectional survey using self-completion questionnaires to assess knowledge of and attitudes toward HIV and HIV testing among health professionals and pregnant women in Yunnan Province in southwest China. The goal of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Provider and Client Acceptance of a Health Department Enhanced Approach to Improve HIV Partner Notification in New York City

...were beneficial to providers (87 percent) and clients (89 percent). Ninety-one percent of patients had a positive or neutral attitude about health department-delivered PS. Sixty-nine percent of providers saw no disadvantage to DIS providing PS,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United States: Perceived Everyday Racism, Residential Segregation, and HIV Testing Among Patients at a Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinic

... More than 25 percent of Americans with HIV remain undiagnosed, the researchers noted. The proportion of diagnoses among blacks is increasing, and blacks may obtain HIV Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

...This Checklist Routine Laboratory Tests Special Laboratory Tests Vaccinations About This Checklist People with HIV should have some laboratory tests and vaccinations on a regular basis. You might want to keep your own file of... Read more »
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Attitudes on HIV Drugs Revealed

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Michael Carter Lipodystrophy too high a price for two years of extra life, say patients The majority of HIV-positive Californians would be prepared to have their life expectancy shortened by over two years if it meant avoiding the disfigurement Read more »

AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. ... Read more »

Drug Holidays may be over for HIV patients.

Posted by sunkyst, 3 Replies
...Good article on a new study about HIV drug holidays. http://abcnews.go.com/Health/ReproductiveHealth/story?id=2687714&page=1&CMP=OTC-RSSFeeds0312 Read more »

Boon for HIV & AIDS patients - Yoga Pranayama ....

Posted by akumar, 1 Reply
...Boon for HIV & AIDS patients - Yoga & Pranayama - Swami Ramdev From: akumar My dear Brothers & Sisters, Re: Great ancient Indian science Read more »