What It Feels Like To Have Hiv

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How do you feel about Qraquick HIV 1/2 test

Hey Dr. Bob, It's J again, thanks for the response to my questions which I posted all below. Just had a couple more questions.1) How do you feel about the Oraquick HIV 1/2 rapid test2) Would this test be sutable for my 12 week test to make sure...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi J,1. OraQuick HIV-1/2 rapid tests are reliable. A negative test outside the window period is considered a true negative. A positive result is considered Read more »

Feeling like im always contracting hiv from bizzare conditons

Dr Bob, I want to start of by saying I am 23, I never engaged in any sexual act and never did any... Read more »

Feeling nauseous from HIV meds after a year?

I have been taking Reyataz, Norvir(100mg), & Epzicom since Nov '06 and it has been well tolerated. ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Botswana Feels Brunt of HIV/AIDS Apathy

...Botswana National Productivity Centre said South African multinational companies are dragging their heels about implementing HIV/AIDS policies in their Botswana subsidiaries. The study surveyed 100 businesses and found that South African... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Mature Woman with HIV Feels Shunned by Her Own Community

...easy to accept the limitations of decreased physical and mental capabilities. Couple these frustrations with the variety of feelings experienced by any HIV-infected woman, and the conclusion is that older females who are often hesitant to reveal... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Feelings of Stigmatization May Discourage HIV Patients From Proper Care

...Association of Stigma With Self-Reported Access to Medical Care and Antiretroviral Therapy Adherence in Persons Living With HIV/AIDS ," was published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine (2009;doi:10.1007/s11606-009-1068-8). Back to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Interview: Feelings Matter in Curbing HIV

...a higher HIV risk through risky behaviors stemming from their post-traumatic stress. Sexual situations can bring up positive feelings, but they can also bring stress or uncertainty, Lescano noted. Some mental health professionals think that... Read more »