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What Is The General Management Of Aids?

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AIDS InfoNet

Choosing an HIV Care Provider

...their services. Remember, you don't need an HIV specialist to help you with most of your health care needs. If a good HIV provider is hard to find, or if it's hard to get an appointment, use a non-HIV care provider for your general health care. Just be sure that when you are dealing with HIV issues, you see an experienced HIV provider, or one who consults with an expert in HIV. Confidentiality Some people are very concerned about...
Ask the Experts


I think the p.c. word is morbidity . I recently had an argument with one of the very few friends iv disclosed to who stated , "people don't die from aids anymore". For whatever reason after 4 years despite three meds ( kaletra, truvada, instentra) I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...right side of her body and face and inability to speak. This type of severe stroke has a 50% mortality rate, and the other 50% generally are left paralyzed and unable to speak. This horrendous event is a consequence of aging.Despite the grim... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Wellness and Practical Strategies for Managing Mental Health and Depression in the Workplace

I have put together this conference here in South Africa. I want to know what sort of topics will benefit delegates. Workplace programs on this subject are almost non existant here. Many people have shown great interest to attend this, but I don't...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...There are several important topics for a workplace conference like this. It should include topics such as 1)HIV prevention, 2) general education about HIV (how it is and is not transmitted, how does HIV testing work, what is the course of... Read more »

HIV vs. Diabetes

Dear Doc, Just curious and hope you will answer. If HIV is a chronic disease much like diabetes and treatable (and I know it is) then why do people immediately start asking questions about life expectancy when they find out they are HIV positive...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...evolve and subsequently various viral strains have developed resistance to the new medications almost as soon as they came into general use. Add to that that we are continuing to see unanticipated complications related to the new therapies both... Read more »

My parents don't want to talk about HIV and AIDS

Dear Dr.Bobby, I am 15 years old and I have a great fear of diseases, mainly HIV/AIDS. One day when I was going to the doctor, I asked my parents a simple question, "What if I have AIDS?" After hearing my question, my mother told me not to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your father said that HIV only happens in dirty places and to dirty people?!!?? It always amazes me that 25 years into this global pandemic and with over 40,000,000 people infected worldwide, attitudes like those of your parents are still so... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nigeria's Global Fund Grants for AIDS Might Be Suspended Over "Concerns" About Management, Letter Obtained by Reuters Says

... The Global Fund To Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria might suspend millions of dollars in HIV/AIDS grants to Nigeria because of "concerns" Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Global Fund Suspends Funding to HIV/AIDS Programs in Ukraine, Citing Poor Management, Other Concerns

...The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria on Friday announced that it has suspended approximately $6.7 million in payments Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

First Papua New Guinea Man Ever Convicted for AIDS Abuse

...for three months. He was arrested outside Tabubil Hospital when he began shouting that the girl was sick with AIDS. Ann Clark, general manager of the PNG Business Coalition Against HIV and AIDS, greeted the ruling as "fantastic news." "More... Read more »
The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...are taken at specific time intervals after you have had the drink To find out if you have diabetes or pre-diabetes, it is generally recommended that you have a fasting glucose test. A glucose tolerance test may be ordered to help diagnose... Read more »
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Posted by kenya
...were not using prophylaxis as a way of managing the symptoms and OIs? i mean, the use of bactrim, innoculations and vaccines; generally managing the problem before it could get out of hand with those individuals who had been diagnosed? what was... Read more »

About general symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...PLEASE CAN SOMEONE JUST ANSWER ME. Various websites just post general symptoms and statements about HIV. I know they are more specific explanations about the symptoms. Can soeone just answer these Read more »


Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...sadly lacking. Snippets of news and safe sex commercials are not effective enough. The media has fallen short in reaching people globally. Misconceptions continue. Individuals are not getting tested. They are afraid to seek medical attention and... Read more »

Wellness Case Manager / Prevention L.A.

Posted by Anonymous
...Additionally, APLA provides risk-reduction education and information for persons primarily affected by and at risk for AIDS, and the general public Read more »