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What Should Be Done To Limit The Passing Of Hiv To Others

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RE: TESTING LIMITATIONS--HIV-2??

Thank you Doc. All of my antibody tests were HIV 1/O/2 by quest,labcorp, and rapid tests oraquick and clearview complete. I also had specific HIV-2 EIA done at 55 weeks of last exposure and was negative. Is that good enough? Is the HIV-2 window any...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Not surprisingly, you've already had numerous tests for HIV-2. HIV 1/O/2 tests for HIV-1, HIV-2 and group O. Your EIA HIV-2 is also an HIV-2-specific assay. Is this good enough? Not only Read more »

Lower HIV Limits

Any comments on the latest ruling by the federal appeals panel that says that insurance companies... Read more »

Life/Burial Insuranve for Persons With HIV

Where can a person living with HIV obtain life insurance or burial insurance without proejudice? I... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Programs' Limited Time Spans, Other Issues Hinder Efforts to Curb Disease in Mozambique, Official Says

... The limited time span and lack of sustainability and diversity of many HIV/AIDS programs in Mozambique are undermining efforts to address effectively the epidemic in the country, Cornelio Balane, executive Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zimbabwe's Economic Crisis Raises Health Care Costs, Limits Access to Services Including HIV/AIDS Care

...-- has dramatically raised the cost of health care, limiting access to medical services, including antiretroviral drugs for HIV-positive people, the Washington Post reports. Because of rising health care costs, people who cannot afford to pay... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Young People in Parts of Costa Rica Have Limited Knowledge of HIV/AIDS, Practice Unsafe Sex, Report Says

... Young people in Costa Rica's coastal cities of Limon and Puntarenas have limited knowledge of HIV/AIDS transmission and prevention methods, and many practice unsafe sexual behaviors, according to a report released Tuesday, Xinhua Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Arkansas: Funding Cuts Limit Access to HIV, AIDS Treatments

... Funding cuts are forcing Arkansas officials to curtail some services and medications for residents with HIV/AIDS. State officials administering the federally funded $7.42 million Ryan White Part B program are furloughing some program Read more »
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Travelling with HIV

Posted by logopolis, 4 Replies
...Guys, Maybe not in the right forum to ask this question but here goes. My partner and i are going on a cruise in August, both HIV+, and when looking to get the normal travel insurance began to think the 'standard' policy will be no good. My... Read more »

HIV to AIDS?

Posted by unknown2, 2 Replies
...I was recently diagnosed with HIV. I am 19- I had my first lab and my CD4 count was 179. I was told that this is a AIDS diagnosis. I'm so worried. I havent been Read more »

Can you get HIV even if u dont ejaculate

Posted by Glum, 2 Replies
Hi Guys..been reading the threads here and apprecite the answers from RAVi and Co. My qustion is..I was drunk 3 nights ago and for the 1st time had sex with a prostitute.I dont remember much but guilt is killing me.She put a condom on me and we had... Read more »

WINDOW PERIOD ACCORDING TO NY HEALTH 1 MONTH

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...BE TESTED POSITIVE WITHIN 1 MONTH OR SOONER. IS THAT FOR REAL OR A TYPO !!!!! How soon after exposure can HIV infection be detected? With the HIV antibody tests used in New York State, virtually all people who are infected will... Read more »