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The Social Effects Of Hiv In Our Globe

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...States? Some healthcare workers have become infected after being stuck with needles containing HIV-infected blood or, less frequently, when infected blood comes in contact with a worker's open cut or is splashed into a worker's eyes or inside their nose. There has been only one instance of patients being infected by an HIV-infected dentist. For more information, see " Are health care workers at risk of getting HIV on the job? " and " ...
Ask the Experts

Eye and sinus problems

Hi Doc,I am a 40 y.o Aboriginal gay man in Australia. I was diagnosed HIV+ in 1990. Never had an AIDS related illness and have been on HAART since 1995. Currently on Ritonavir (100mg), Atazanavir/Reyataz (300mg), Tenofovir (300mg), and DDI...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I have noticed that a few patients seem sensitive to the elevated bilirubin caused by atazanavir with some eye/mucous membrane complaints. Using an alternative drug for the atazanavir (such as darunavir) might be an option to see if that Read more »

Atripla and social drinking

I just switched to Atripla for the convenience of one pill a day...I have remained undetectable for a long time... would it interfere with the medication if I ocassionally drink alcohol? I am experiencing dizziness, some drowsiness that last almost...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Xmas I've been suffering the following "side-effects": 1) Memory "fuzziness", beyond just age 2) Diminished vision in my left eye 3) General malaise and loss of productivity in the mornings, that is starting to effect my workIn January, I wrote... Read more »

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get HIV from an infected partners saliva on my anus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...reprint some basic information about HIV transmission.) Thanks for your tax-deductible donation to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). Stay well. Dr. Bob Dr. Bob, hope you had a good vacation. Please answer.... Read more »

You are the only one I listen, I need your opinion (CIRCUMCISION)

your adopted son for 2009 (lol) wink wink i have all the papers ready hehe. My Question is, is it true that if you're circumcised it reduces the risk to catch HIV? I have problems when I have an erection because i'm uncut (not circumcised) so when I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...case scenarios, it's far inferior to condom use. Dr. Bob HENRY J. KAISER FAMILY FOUNDATION PREVENTION/EPIDEMIOLOGY Researchers, HIV/AIDS Advocates Debate Use of Circumcision as HIV Prevention Method in Developing Countries August 16, 2006... Read more »
Articles
UNAIDS and UNDP

Launch of the Global Commission on HIV and the Law: "Addressing Punitive Laws and Human Rights Violations Blocking Effective AIDS Responses"

... Geneva, Switzerland -- The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), with the support of the UNAIDS Secretariat, launched the Global Commission on HIV and the Law today. The Commission's aim is to increase understanding of the Read more »
The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

...following symptoms: fever, lack of energy, excessive tiredness, muscle or joint pain, blisters, blisters in the mouth, and pink eye. Liver Problems Some HIV drugs can cause liver problems. It is believed that women and people over the age of... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of Read more »
Connect With Others

Beware people pushing "Aloe Vera" for HIV !

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 3 Replies
...can post here. And some people are here to try and make money out of us by offering to share with us magical cures for HIV/AIDS. I have just received yet another email from a Peter Dijkstra, in Africa, who says that he is a "Life Skills... Read more »

Feeling effects of stigmatization towards HIV/AIDS

Posted by HIVstigmastudy
...Coping with HIV/AIDS: How the Perception of Stigmatization Affects Adherence to Medical Treatment and Disease Prognosis http://hivstigmastudy.webs.com/ Read more »

Gates & Buffett - Will "We" see any of this?

Posted by Survivor, 3 Replies
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/13541144/?GT1=8211 I hope to God So! Love Eric - "RatBoy" Read more »

Growing?

Posted by Survivor
...America is as grave a concern as it is on foreign shores. Her perception that things are worse over there and that those with HIV/AIDS in America are largely OK is one commonly held in the U.S. Many Americans tend to think that the AIDS epidemic... Read more »