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Veterans Affairs And Hiv

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SSDI and HIV

Hello I just got approved for 100% permanent and total disabled rating by the Veterans Affair mostly due to being HIV positive (AIDS)with opportunistic infections like Neuropathy, Chronic fatigue, arthritis, skin conditions, malaise, chronic...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

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I think you are taking the right steps. However, you should be prepared to be denied by the SSA and be forced to appeal their denial. If this happens, there are law firms that assist people with appealing SSA denials. Contact your local Legal Aid... Read more »

3 people infected with HIV after colonoscopy?

Dr. Bob, what do you think of this? Is it possible they all got it from unsterile colonoscopy... Read more »

ARS Two Days After Exposure?

I started HAART during acute infection in July 07. I have been undetectable since Aug of 07, and... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Veterans Affairs: 5th HIV Case Linked to Unsterile Equipment

... On Friday, the US Department of Veterans Affairs announced that seven more hepatitis infections and a fifth HIV infection were discovered among patients exposed to unsterile endoscopic equipment at three VA hospitals. Of nearly 11,000 veterans Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Veterans Affairs Offers Quick HIV Tests for Vets

... The Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System is hoping to encourage more veterans to get tested for HIV by offering 20-minute HIV tests at its downtown ambulatory care center. "HIV testing is the gateway to life-saving therapy," Read more »
The Body PRO

HIV Independently, but Modestly, Increases Risk of Fragility Fractures, Study of U.S. Male Veterans Finds

...Ph.D., of the VA Connecticut Health Care System, discusses a study she presented regarding the risk of fragility fractures among HIV-infected male U.S. veterans. Julie Womack: Our research explored HIV infection and fragility fractures among... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kentucky: Hope Center Receives HIV, Veterans' Grants

...boost its programs for the homeless. The center received a $2.25 million US Department of Health and Human Services grant for HIV outreach, testing, risk-reduction education and substance abuse counseling. "Previously, if clients didn't... Read more »
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VHA DIRECTIVE 2008-003

Posted by DKERL
...Health Administration January 22, 2008 TREATMENT OF ANTIRETROVIRAL-INDUCED FACIAL LIPOATROPHY IN HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS (HIV)-INFECTED PATIENTS on page 2 of this directive the following is a policy statement: "3. POLICY: It is VHA policy... Read more »

veterans vs. newbies...let the fists fly.....

Posted by Lovinlife, 2 Replies
...then somebody tries to throw in a neutral post to the effect that the veterans really have all the info. But--here's a thought--HIV has changed quite a bit since 1984. Those diagnosed more recently will have a much different experience with the... Read more »

Hi Jones

Posted by DELRAELADAMSCH
...This is Delrae how are you doing today? I think I am a genius in some spiritual realm I am single, I am HIV positive and I live at a Community called U.S. VETS, It, is a place to live for Veterans, male and female who choose to be and Read more »

Hello Active Duty Military

Posted by DELRAELADAMSCH
...Army and the United States Army National Guard, I have Two Honorable Discharges, I am 41 and single I am a female and I also am hiv positive would you like to email me? Read more »