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Single Moms And Hiv

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Single mom and I'm worried

I know that I've already asked this question but I HAVE to ask it again so I'm very sorry. My boyfriend is HIV positive but I am not. I have an eight year old son that I am VERY worried about. I mean what would happen to him if I got sick....
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiIt is a lot to absorb. But yes your boyfriend is correct there are studies out that show when someone is positive and taking medications and has a undetectable viral load the risk of HIV transmission decreases to less than 4%. If for some reason... Read more »

Single Mom Age 41 & I'm Stupid

Hi:I'm a single mom who's s 41 & made a stupid mistake. I met this guy & we spent... Read more »

please answer, if you can single mom - cant shake the worry

Hi, doctor bob. I hear you're the best of the best so let's give it a shot.Last weekend I... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Profile: Claudia Medina Speaks About HIV, Sexuality and Supporting PHAs

Claudia Medina. Photograph by Michelle Gibson . Claudia Medina grew up in a rough neighbourhood of Toronto. The only child of a single mother, who emigrated from Bogotá, Colombia, when Claudia was just five, she led a protected life. Her mother... Read more »
TheBody.com

Motherhood and HIV -- the Laughter, the Fears and the Hopes of HIV-Positive Moms

One of the most common questions that many women living with HIV have is whether they will be able to have healthy children. With the help of modern medicine, we know that the answer is a resounding "YES!" Of course, all the challenges after ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Long Island Man Pleads Guilty to Passing On HIV

Morris Lindenbaum made a good first impression eight years ago at a Port Jefferson, N.Y., singles club, his former wife said. He was kind. He seemed honest. And when she asked him whether he was HIV-positive, he insisted he was not. "He lied and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: Mom, Daughter Push for HIV Drug Funds

An HIV-positive mother and daughter who rely on the Illinois AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) for their medications were among those lobbying the Illinois Legislature this week to increase funding for the program. Illinois ADAP is currently... Read more »
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Single &Straight Hiv positve 23/m

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'am living in Corvallis an "am seeking a support group,or thinking of starting one for those that are age 18 plu who are straight and were infrected by the virus via blood transfusion.Please take no offense at this posting,I'am just seeking others... Read more »

single man looking to meet single women HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hello ladies:
i am single male living in chicago. i want to meet single women. i prefer meeting women of color. i would love to chat to know first. i am interested in long term relationship LETS CHAT TALK ON PHONE.
chris

cjlc7268@rcnchicago.com


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single man looking to meet single women HIV+

Posted by Anonymous
hello ladies:
i am single male living in chicago. i want to meet single women. i prefer meeting women of color. i would love to chat to know first. i am interested in long term relationship
LETS CHAT TALK ON PHONE.
chris

cjlc7268@rcnchicago.com

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Alarm Over Single AIDS Case Is Challenged by Quest

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Alarm Over Single AIDS Case Is Challenged by Questioners


February 21, 2005
Alarm Over Single AIDS Case Is Challenged by Questioners
By MARC SANTORA and LAWRENCE K. ALTMAN

York City's health commissioner, Thomas R. Frieden, had barely
stepped away from... Read more »