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Sexual Reassignment Surgery And Hiv

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Elective Surgery for HIV+ Patients

I am a pre-operative transsexual(male-to-female). I was approved for and hadscheduled gender reassignment surgery prior to an HIV+ diagnosis. I am asymptomatic with high(>600) CD-4 counts and undectable viral load. I have considered the...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
If you are asymptomatic with a high CD4 count, then from your own point ofview, your HIV status doesn't really enter into the decision very much. There is no evidence that your HIV infection would have any effect on theoutcome of surgery, or... Read more »

major cosmetic surgery & HIV +

Hi I am 43 y/old pre op transgender woman 3 yrs post HRT & Aproximatley 2 months from now I intend to undergo major cranio facial surgery re my forehead /nose/ mandible angle / chin & thiroid cartige reduction all up 10.5 hrs under general...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Published and my own experience has shown that HIV+ persons doing OK on treatment generally do well with surgical procedures so I would have no major concerns about the planned surgery if also OK'd by your HIV specialist-good luck. KH... Read more »

Student Riddled with HIV Anxiety: Should I go for a HIV Test? (VISIONS AND FEARS OF BEING SEXUALLY ASSAULTED WHILE SLEEPING, 2010)

Respected Dr BobYou are God's gift to us who are riddled with HIV anxiety, and wish to have a peace of mind. I am yet another such person who desperately need your valuable advice.For the past 6 weeks, I have had 'visions' of being...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Student Riddled with HIV Anxiety,It's important to realize that having "visions of being sexually assaulted while sleeping naked" and actually being sexually assaulted while sleeping naked are two very different things! HIV... Read more »

HIV risk from blood draw during a test "Hiv non sexual transmission"

Hello,I know that my question seems a little bit, or more, unreasonable, but I kindly ask for an answer to ease my mind.6 weeks ago I went for a routinely blood work. The results from my tests were ok, but since I never saw the lab tech open a new...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,Believe it or not, you're not the first person to bring up this question. However, rest assured that there is <b>no risk</b> from the situation that you've described. Only professionals who have been... Read more »
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A disease of sexual immorality

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
I read here earlier that HIV isnt a gay disease. I have learned that that is absolutely true. There's the example of contracting HIV during infidelity.

There's an example of the college kid who had multiple partners or visited a prostitute. ... Read more »

Unfortunate Sexual exposure/ injection exposure

Posted by joe62, 2 Replies
Hi to the wonderful people of this website. I want to narrate my story for information and advise.
I am an expat, while away to a third world country, i had a contact with a women with unknown status, and she stayed with me for two weeks, I was well... Read more »

HIV/AIDS and sexual relationships

Posted by Anonymous
I am with HIV Youth writing an article about HIV/AIDS and sexual relationships. If you are an HIV positive youth (single or in a couple) let me know what you think about dating and sex. It could be included in my article!!

I have had a very hard time... Read more »

Lesbians Living with HIV: sexuality issues

Posted by Anonymous
Are you a lesbian living with HIV/AIDS? I am a writer for HIV Plus Magazine, a community oriented research and treatment magazine for people living with HIV /AIDS. Our Spring Issue will be dedicated completely to HIV positive women. I am writing a... Read more »