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testosterone and its benefits for HIV Positive People

I am seeking information around testosterone treatment and HIV.I am a HIV positive person and I live in Australia the reason for my question is. Both myself and my partner are HIV+ he has no T-cells and a viral Load that is unreadable not...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
...Yes you might benefit from testosterone if your levels are low-normal, but do not expect to turn into your partner. Everybody is different with respect Read more »

HIV+ w/ shingles vax

I read the article "When Will There Be A Shingles Vaccine for HIV-Positive People?"... Read more »

No one left planet Earth alive

Dear Doctor Moyle,Thanks for participating on thebody.com! Since I found out about my diagnosis I... Read more »
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U.S. Social Security Administration

Guide to Social Security Benefits for People Living With HIV/AIDS

...Paid Under Two Programs We pay disability benefits under two programs: the Social Security disability insurance program for people who paid Social Security taxes; and the Supplemental Security Income program for people who have little income and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California Bill Extending Government-Funded Health Care Benefits to HIV-Positive People Not Being Implemented, Los Angeles Times Reports

...California law ( AB 2197 ) signed by former Gov. Gray Davis (D) in September 2002 that aims to extend government-funded health care benefits to HIV-positive residents who have not developed AIDS has yet to be implemented by Gov. Arnold... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Advocacy Group Sues Federal Agencies Over Statements About Medical Marijuana, Including Benefits for HIV-Positive People

...statements the organizations have made about medical marijuana, citing several studies that found the drug might benefit HIV-positive people, the Los Angeles Times reports (Bailey, Los Angeles Times , 2/22). The lawsuit was filed... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive People Might Benefit From Early Treatment, Study Presented at CROI Indicates

...Carolina Department of Health 's HIV department -- said that the study is the first to demonstrate that immediate treatment might benefit people living with HIV. During the first few weeks after contracting HIV, often called the "acute phase,"... Read more »
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AIDS vs HIV -

Posted by 30YEAROLDMOTHER, 6 Replies
...Now i know that AIDS is the end stages of HIV but I just was thinking - And wanted to see if anyone knows. IF I (just say me for example) Had unprotected sex with a men that Read more »

Benefits for Poz Vets??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Can anyone tell me what the benefits are for Positive vets? All I keep hearing is that it depends on if you were in or out of the military when you contracted it. Read more »

Benefits of HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...feedback as to sources of information, either published or personal feelings from anyone living with HIV. I fear that many people may attack me and tell me its wrong to look for positives in suffering. I do NOT wish in any way to say that HIV... Read more »

HIV/AIDS drugs saved my life!

Posted by bradford
...(HARRT), I was not opposed to them. I was very successful addressing my health concerns without them, but I was aware of the benefits of pharmaceutical treatments and kept myself well informed. I knew there was a possibility of having to go on... Read more »