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What Are Some Short-term Effects Of Std's

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Short-Term Sexual Health Effects of Relationships With Significantly Older Females on Adolescent Boys

The current study examined the "short-term effects on the sexual health of adolescent boys in age discordant relationships." Data from waves one and two of the National Survey of Adolescent Health were used to conduct weighted logistic regression... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Arizona: County's STD Clinic Short on Staffing

Last month, the only public STD clinic in Maricopa County turned away patients 680 times due to a staffing shortage. The county Department of Public Health's walk-in STD clinic has turned away clients an average of 600 times in recent months, said... Read more »

Short-Term Ritonavir Exposure Impacts HDL, CD36 and Triglyceride Levels in Healthy Volunteers

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. It is these women and men who are transforming HIV treatment and care. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Denied Short Term Disability

At the beginning of this year my company switched insurance carriers and gave the option of purchasing short term disabilty insurance. I was denied this coverage because HIV is a pre-existing condition. I have LTD because the company provides that...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
You haven't provided enough information to fully respond to your question. Is the new short term disability (STD) plan a replacement for an existing plan? If it is a replacement for an existing STD plan and you were covered under that STD... Read more »

Short Term / Long Term Disability - Health Benefits

First Off - Thanks for all the great info in the Ask the Experts section.I have a few questions. I am 39, currently employeed and have been with the same company for 13 years. I carry medical beneifits through my employer as well as STD and LTD...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
1. Under FMLA (assumes your company has 50 or more employees), you will have to notify your employer of your need for a leave in writing or verbally at least 30 days before a forseeable leave, provide a medical certification of your serious health... Read more »

Possible Long term consequences for short term use of HIV drugs?

(Follow up question) Are there any long term or permanant damage from taking HIV meds for one week. Permanant DNA damage? Should I not have kids?Permanent bone marrow damage? Are my bones likley ok?Anything else?ThanksThanks...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Anti-HIV drugs interfere with DNA synthesis, so there is always the theoretical risk of cancers developing many years later in patients who are on long-term therapy. Also, there are some acute side effects that can develop while on shorter term... Read more »

long term/short term disability

I am HIV+ and have been so since 1984. Last year I had my second bout of KS and went on short term disability and applied for SSI benefits thinking I would go on long term disability in March which would have been six months from the initial claim...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
You should review the terms of both your short term disability plan and your long term disability plan to determine what the eligibility requirements are to qualify for benefits. As far as Social Security disability benefits are concerned, it is... Read more »
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Std blood test results

Posted by Bleepo, 2 Replies
Hi all,
I had an std blood test and urine test done and after 1 week received a call that I needed to go back for the results. However they didn't say as soon as possible they said to come back Sometime after about a weeks time. When I asked if it... Read more »

Short Term Health Insurance for HIV+ Persons

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi I am Jack,
My partner has HIV, just found out recently. He was without health insurance, until he sign up through the sight for insurance. They work well with guys such as Ron and I. I wanted to share my story with the... Read more »

psychological effects with long-term survivor

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I guess I am needing to know if there are any people out there who have really been in some sort of denial for years until first symptoms hit. I feel like a fool, but I've been positive since 84 and really have been in denial until getting so so... Read more »


Posted by bura, 3 Replies

It has been sometime i've made a posting. Just wanna update my condition. I still have night sweats,i have swelling under my armpits, i have a slight swelling on the joint between my leg and torso. I do have scallop toungue. I have been... Read more »