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Sleeping With Someone Hiv Positive

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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Sleeping Soundly When You Are HIV Positive

Before starting HIV medication, flight attendant Terry Wong never had a problem with jet lag or sleeping. "I could sleep just about anywhere anytime," he recalls. "If I was tired and there was a bed, I would pass out and be snoring in minutes."... Read more »
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This Positive Life: Tyrone Lopez on Being an HIV-Positive Voice in the Tohono O'odham Nation

From the Margin to the Center: A Spotlight Series In terms of raw numbers, the HIV epidemic among Native Americans may not seem as dire as it is among African Americans and other ethnic groups. However, Native Americans are the group with the... Read more »
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This Positive Life: Now Over 50, Ed Viera Reflects on HIV's Challenges and Lessons

Ed Viera, Jr. "I'm doing damn good," says Ed Viera, Jr., who was diagnosed with HIV in 1987. "I exercise, I eat right, I sleep, I don't smoke, I don't drink, and I don't do drugs." That's a far cry from Ed's youth in the U.S. Marine Corps, where... Read more »
Ask the Experts

tested positive for mono now worried cant sleep

Dr Bob: I am a 45 year old married male and 7 weeks months ago i did something so foolish ..I had protected sex with a "part time escort" and then found out she was "still spotting" and found some blood on the condom when i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,First off, HIV is not easy to get from any kind of oral sex. There have been no recorded cases of getting HIV from rimming or getting rimmed. As for oral sex on her "virgina," it carries a low risk for HIV transmission. I can't... Read more »

Pregnancy, false positive, and indeterminate results "PLEASE help me! I'm not sleeping!!!"

I wrote on here last week, and I haven't heard anything yet. I have not been sleeping at all!!! I am 12 weeks pregnant. When I was 10 weeks pregnant, I had the routine HIV screening. My rapid test must have come back "reactive",...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for the questions!False positives ("reactive" results) do occur on RARE occasions during testing. This is why all positives are backed up with a confirmatory test. Indeterminate results also occur for various reasons, but it's... Read more »

Sleep, sleep, sleep!

I am a 31 y/o female diagnosed with HIV in Aug. 2001 (although the numbers suggest that I've been positive longer than I've known about it). Initially, I was taking Trizivir but I became severely anemic and my ID doc switched me to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Pam,Your anemia was most likely caused by several factors - 1) the AZT in Trizivir, 2) MAC, an opportunistic infection that can infect bone marrow cells, and 3) possibly HIV itself. Switching off AZT probably helped significantly. Hopefully, your... Read more »

Am I Hiv positive?

I had sex with a women that I've known for a while. I knew that she wasn't sleeping around (or at lease i hope she wasn't) but I used a condom and after we were done having sex i realized that the condom was broken. A week later i...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:You did incur a risk because the condom broke. However, none of the symptoms you described have me concerned about HIV. Tooth paste can indeed aggravate your skin, you likely had a cold, and it's either your lymph nodes or a muscle in... Read more »
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Hiv Positive Dating | Hiv Positive Singles | Hiv Positive Forums | Hiv Positive Chatroom

Posted by Chloe1023, 5 Replies
http://www.Pozspaces.com is a HIV positive singles dating site for individuals who may be HIV positive or have AIDS. We understand that living with this virus/disease can be difficult when it comes to dating. We want to provide the opportunity for... Read more »

Hiv Positive Dating | Hiv Positive Singles | Hiv Positive Forums | Hiv Positive Chatroom

Posted by Pozme
www.Pozspaces.com is a HIV positive singles dating site for individuals who may be HIV positive or have AIDS. We understand that living with this virus/disease can be difficult when it comes to dating. We want to provide the opportunity for those... Read more »

Light sleeping / no sleeping / endless dreaming

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I'm on EFV, 3TC, & TDF (Efavirenz, Lamivudine, & Tenofovir). All taken at the same time, just before bed.

I either sleep so lightly that any movement or sound from my partner wakes me up; or I lie there for two to four hours not sleeping at... Read more »

caffeine, sleep, and HIV

Posted by Anonymous
PARTICIPANTS SOUGHT FOR RESEARCH STUDY which will examine the effect of caffeine on sleep and well-being in persons with HIV. Persons with HIV and AIDS seem to suffer more sleep disruption than the general population. This study will examine what... Read more »