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What Are The Colors Of Hiv

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HIV Prevention, Young Gay Men of Color and the Fourth Wave of HIV Activism

Jeremiah Johnson HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, is a virus without an agenda -- anyone can contract it, and we are all on what medical professionals call the "continuum of risk." Unless you're talking about abstinence or masturbation, almost... Read more »
AIDS Action Council

What Works in HIV Prevention for Women of Color

Table of Contents Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: HIV/AIDS Among Women of Color Chapter 3: HIV Prevention Strategies and Their Implications for Women of Color Chapter 4: Models of Effective Programs Prevention Model: Peer Education and... Read more »
Housing Works

The Forgotten Population: Heterosexual Men of Color and HIV

Image from positivepitch.blogspot.com. In the hundreds of panels listed in last week's International AIDS Conference's dauntingly thick guidebook, only one specifically addressed or mentioned heterosexual men of color and HIV and few... Read more »
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Is my fatty tissue above the color bone HIV related? If so should I start HIV medicines.

I'm 60 and have been HIV and a non progress-or now since the first tests in the late 1980's. Over the last two years I have been getting lumps, 2 on my back and 2 on my breasts and above each color bone areas. I have had ultra sounds, cat...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Dear Bill thanks for your question.These fatty deposits seem unrelated to having HIV. They are called lipomas and many people get them, especially as we get older. The timing of when to start meds, especially since you have such a low viral load... Read more »

hair color and HIV antibody test result.

Dear Dr. Conway, I have a very itchy scalp, for which I use OLUX foam. Some times because of the scratching, my scalp breaks and some times even bleeds on my pillow. It is very uncomfortable. On top of it I used the hair color because i have white...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
For the HIV antibody test to be falsely negative, you would need to be taking a potent, systemic immunosuppressant for a good length of time. What you are doing would not affect the test result and you can rely on it to be valid. If the test is... Read more »

WOMEN OF COLOR

I HAVE A SMALL QUESTION MY HUSBAND HAS HIV WITH DEFINING AIDS HE IS A BLACK MALE AND I AM A WHITE FEMALE MY QUESTION I,VE READ WHERE WOMEN OF COLOR ARE MORE PRONE TO HIV THEN WHITE WOMEN WHY IS THAT ARE WE GENETICALLY THE SAME. BY THE WAY I HAVE...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
In some areas, HIV is more prevalent in people of color than in Caucasians. This is probably due to exposure rather than a big difference in the susceptibility of different racial groups to infection. There are some rare individuals who have... Read more »

skin color change

if you have the hiv virus can that cause your skin to change in anyway?can your skin take on the appearance of a pale color?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,HIV itself does not cause your skin to change color. Remember -- many people infected with the virus have no idea they are even infected for quite some time -- you can look and feel the same for years.However if you could develop a complication... Read more »
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Women of Color & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am a graduate student looking to hear more about the experiences of Women of Color and HIV/AIDS. I am wondering if you notice more of a stigma because of race, differences in availability to treatments, communty/family acceptance...really... Read more »

People of Color and HIV/AIDS

Posted by Jgrimes
I am a graduate student looking to hear more about the experiences of People of Color and HIV/AIDS. I am wondering if you notice more of a stigma because of race, differences in availability to treatments, communty/family acceptance...really... Read more »

Men of Color and HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
I am a graduate student looking to hear more about the experiences of Men of Color and HIV/AIDS. I am wondering if you notice more of a stigma because of race, differences in availability to treatments, communty/family acceptance...really anything... Read more »

Gay Men of Color Policy Initiative Manager

Posted by Anonymous
Gay Men of Color Policy Initiative Manager
Responsible for the overall development, coordination and implementation of NMACs gay men of color policy initiative and stigma project.
Conduct background research on HIV related stigma and its impact on... Read more »