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Stories Of People Infected With Hiv In Prison

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AIDS InfoNet

HIV in Prisons and Jails

...Jails Prisoners With HIV Infection HIV Care for Prisoners Improving Your HIV Treatment Risk Factors While Incarcerated What Happens When HIV-Positive Prisoners Are Released? HIV and Correctional Settings People with HIV sometimes have to spend time in a jail or prison. Jails are usually operated by counties. Prisons are state or federal institutions. The rate of HIV among prisoners is 5 to 7 times that of the...
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Wondering (DISCLOSING HIV STATUS, 2010)

Hello Dr. Frascino,I have a friend who is HIV+. He tells me since he has become positive, he always uses protection. The other night we were talking and I asked him about his sex life since becoming positive. He told me he still gets some. But when...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I strongly recommend disclosing HIV status well before doing the dance with no pants. HIV disclosure is never easy and there can be complications. I have written Read more »

HIV Disclosure (DISCLOSURE LAWS 2009)

Hey Doc..it's me Alabama Gal.....hope you are doing well! I am adjusting to new meds-yuck.I just read where someone asked you if it was necessary to disclose their HIV status (while using condoms etc for safe-er sex) in a state that has disclosure...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...mandate, you have a universal moral obligation to advise your sexual contact of your HIV-positive status. Don't you wish the person who infected you had shared their HIV-status information with you before you had sex? Dr. Bob Iam a working boy... Read more »

HIV dementia & CNS infection

My niece has been estranged from my family for over 30 years and I decided to try to track her down last year. I was able to easily as she had recently gotten arrested and was in jail. We corresponded during the past 18 months and my husband and I...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...She most certainly has AIDS. Her symptoms are consistent with HIV-associated dementia, which qualifies her for a diagnosis of AIDS.One question is whether or not she was regularly taking her Read more »

hiv and sex (DISCLOSURE LAWS)

Hi Bob,l recently tested positive to hiv and l am a male, if l have sex with a female and put a condom on and practice safe sex, by law l dont have to let her know l am hiv positive is that right ???
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...mandate, you have a universal moral obligation to advise your sexual contact of your HIV-positive status. Don't you wish the person who infected you had shared their HIV-status information with you before you had sex?Dr. BobIam a working boy... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy Use and HIV Transmission Risk Behaviors Among Individuals Who Are HIV Infected and Were Recently Released From Jail

... The authors evaluated highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) use and risk behaviors among 177 inmates who were HIV-infected and were released and then re-incarcerated in San Francisco jails during a 12-month period. A quarter of the adults Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Report Drawing on Experience of Inmates Calls for Needle Exchange in Prisons

...in prisons is a public health concern that impacts all of society, according to the nonprofit. The report makes use of the personal stories of 50 men and women who have served time in Canadian prisons. There, they say, drug use is rampant; clean... Read more »
The Body PRO

Declining Concentration of HIV in Correctional Facilities, but 20 Percent of HIV-Infected People in the U.S. Have Been in a Correctional Facility

...results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this interview, you'll meet two of these impressive HIV researchers and read their explanation of a study they presented at CROI 2009. Anne Spaulding: I'm Dr. Anne... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Malaysian Government Seeks to Impose Prison Terms, Fines on HIV-Positive People Who Donate Blood, Deputy PM Says

... The Malaysian government is planning to imprison and fine HIV-positive people who are aware of their status when they donate blood, Deputy Prime Minister Najib Razak said Thursday, the AP/ China Post Read more »
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interesting news story of man with HIV?

Posted by RPH, 7 Replies
...Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Exposing Woman to HIV Wednesday, June 13, 2007 ST. JOSEPH, Missouri A man who spent five years in jail for exposing sexual partners to HIV was sentenced Read more »

interesting news story about man with HIV?

Posted by RPH, 2 Replies
...ago. "It's not an immediate death sentence," said assistant prosecutor Kathleen Fisher, "but that's what he's done to these people, his victims." A 29-year-old woman who contracted HIV in the mid-1990s after having sex with Sykes testified at the... Read more »

HIV in prisons

Posted by curious_about, 3 Replies
...I am interested in HIV healthcare in prisons. I honestly don't know much about what goes on inside, what the difficulties are. I've been thinking Read more »

hiv in prison

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...declined to cooperate. In the end, 68 infected men and a similar number of uninfected ones were interviewed, by computer and in person. The infected men were 10 times more likely than the uninfected to have had same-sex intercourse in prison,... Read more »