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Ramifications Of Reporting Someones Hiv Status

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Couples With Mixed HIV Status

Serodiscordant Couples What Are the Special Issues for Mixed Couples? Reducing the Risks Using a Condom Other Ways to Reduce Risk If You Are Exposed to HIV ... Having Children if the Man Has HIV Having Children if the Woman has HIV Serodiscordant Couples Couples with one person who is HIV-positive and one who is HIV-negative are sometimes called "serodiscordant" or "mixed serostatus". "Sero-" refers to blood serum....
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Report of Children's HIV status by Pediatrician

Hi, Nancy,My 5 year old daughter has probably been infected by my spouse or me by some unknown contact (we couldn't figure it out--we were just infected probably for 6-7 weeks). We are scared to test her because every expert told us that HIV...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Your fear of having infected your own child is certainly understandable, but it may be running away with you. YOu can set your mind at ease by having your daughter tested at an anonymous testing site. You will need to go with her, but you do not... Read more »

My status n reports

Hello dr,I am a 30 year old my reports are as follows.First report. CD4 . 750 cd4% 27.65. Viral load 105 but states that lowest detection point of it is 400Second test January : CD4. 1090. Cd4% 26.50. Could you please state how is my condition is...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.You have a very low HIV viral load- so that's very good news and suggests (but doesn't prove) that any decline in your CD4 will be slower than average.Your absolute CD4 count is high, yet your CD4 percentage is... Read more »

Shared Cocaine Snorting Straw With Someone, and Worried (HEPATITIS C and SNORTING COCAINE, 2008)

About two weeks ago I shared a straw to snort cocaine with a friend twice in one night. Now I am feeling extremely worried that I could have contracted HIV, Hep C, or Hep B. How much of a risk did I put myself at? I don't recall noticing any...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The risk is theoretical. I'll post below the summary of a very recently published article that supports the theoretical risk that hepatitis C could be transmitted via a rolled Ben Franklin.Your risk from snorting only twice and not noticing... Read more »

judging our status by the status of our partner - why not?

Dr. Bob, you are repeatedly writing that it's not advisable to judge our status by the status of our partners, and that the best thing to do is to go get tested ourselves. I had an exposure in November 2008 with another guy (I was sure I was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I stand by my comments that you can not determine your HIV status based on the results of a surrogate! How do you know your buddy's test was really negative? Even if someone slapped a lie detector on his Mr. Happy, I wouldn't trust... Read more »
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My boyfriend has HIV-need to talk with someone.

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
I RECENTLY FOUND OUT MY BOYFRIEND IS HIV POSITIVE. I AM CONFUSED,SAD,AND NEED SOMEONE TO TALK TO. Read more »

asking someones status

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am the one recently who posted about the masturbating another guy and having the cut on my finger...(i know that sounds pretty explicit)..but I was wondering if it would be appropriate to ask his status. I only had been seeing him for a week and... Read more »

trying to meet someone, not just for sex

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies

I would like to meet another Hiv+ person. I find that the bars / coffee shops, etc., cause
me alot of anxiety because of the disclosure issue. For me, if someone is interested, and it
appears it is... Read more »

Telling Someone...I really need help and opinions!

Posted by itselectric, 2 Replies
Hi everybody, so I am recently diagnosed as being HIV+ and I am slowly trying to digest all the information I can get. It was an overwhelming and scary experience hearing it for the first time. I am still having this negative feeling in my stomach,... Read more »