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What Does Hiv Have That No Other Living Thing Has

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NPR's "All Things Considered" Profiles Poet's Life, Work on Living With HIV/AIDS

NPR's "All Things Considered " on Tuesday profiled the life of Tory Dent, who died on Friday at age 47, wrote poetry about her experience of living with HIV/AIDS. Dent was HIV-positive for 17 years, and during that time, she published three volumes... Read more »
U.S. Positive Women's Network

Women Living With HIV at AIDS 2012 Part 1: The Greater Involvement of Women Living With HIV

Why should the involvement of women living with HIV be a priority for the International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) to be held in Washington, D.C., this July? What are some ways that women with HIV who attend the conference can participate... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Living With HIV, Living With Treatment: The Capsule Version

In a Capsule HIV is a virus that weakens your body's defences against infections and cancers. There is no cure for HIV infection yet. However, with the right treatment and care, many people with HIV are now living long and well and may live... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Bad things to good people

If God created all life, and HIV is a living organism (a virus), then why did he create HIV? Some people say that it is to punish the wicked, but what about innocent children, health care workers infected, and good people who made a dumb mistake?...
Rev. Todd A. Brown

Response from Rev. Todd A. Brown

Partnerships for Hope
God is the creator of life. God is not the manager of life though. Because we have been given the freedom and power of choice there are certain things that have come into existence due to our choices. It is an age old matter that is traced back... Read more »

every thing hiv

i have to buy the medication to trate the hiv...what is the cost if i have to buy,how i can have this medication what i have to do? ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The cost for HIV medications varies widely . If generic drugs are available where you live the cost can be 1-2 US dollars a day with many areas having programs providing medication. In the US if you have no income or insurance many sites, funded by... Read more »

HIV immunity ....is there such a thing?

Hi doc,I'm in dilema. My brother has 2 wives one is. One is HIVpositive another is negative. He is also negative. I am concerned about him becaus he insist on having live sex with the second wife who is HIV positive so that they can have a...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
It is very rare, but it there is evidence that a very small subset of people have a genetic immunity to HIV. I believe it has to do with a defect in a gene called "CCR5." There may be other types of immunity, but it does not have... Read more »

Is there such thing as too much exercise for us HIV+ people?

Heya Bob!I am a big fan this website. It's a great source of info and your attitude in particular gives us confidence that we can live positively with the virus. But to my question!We know that exercise, fitness and good diet help in our fight...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi James,Thanks for your kind comments.I'm not exactly sure what you heard related to athletes' "weakening their immunity for a short time after intense training," but I can assure you it does not apply to us virally enhanced gym... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV+....how will I know when things will get ugly?

Posted by Anonymous
Hello.
For the past couple of years I have had sexual relations with sex workers because of my unsightly appearance. I have always used a condom (although not always correctly) during intercourse but have engaged in unprotected oral - both giving and... Read more »

Living With HIV Not Dying With HIV:

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Living With HIV Not Dying With HIV:

I am a 32yr old GWM living with Hiv for the past eight years i
have tried the drugs with no success and then i went the natural
way and viral load has been... Read more »

I'd rather live their lives

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
After looking through all of these posts about "I have this symptom, and this symptom and I think I may have HIV!" I thought that I would go ahead and just say that 99% of you people who are POSITIVE you have HIV do not have it.
Actually if I had... Read more »

Living with HIV

Posted by denise03, 5 Replies
Do you find it difficult to open up and talk with people that may reject you because of your positive status? Well hopefully if you are close to or in the Houston, Texas area then perhaps you may find this of some interests. Trying to start a social... Read more »