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

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

House Passes Amendments to Limit Number of Federal Employees Attending International Conferences

The U.S. House of Representatives recently approved two amendments to spending bills limiting the number of federal employees who can attend international conferences, the Washington Times reports. The House last week approved the fiscal year... Read more »
Housing Works

City Limits Explores Future of AIDS Housing Bill

With a new governor in New York, 2011 could be the year we finally pass the 30 percent rent cap bill , legislation that would greatly improve housing affordability for at least 10,000 HIV-positive people. This week City Limits explores the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Possible Oregon Budget Cuts Could Limit Access to Antiretroviral Drugs

If Oregon voters on Feb. 3 approve a referendum that would overturn an $800 million tax package that the Legislature passed last summer, the state's "already-strained" Medicaid program would lose $154 million and would have to limit access to... Read more »
Ask the Experts

recovery limit(s) ?

I've made excellent progress since full blown AIDS 3 yrs ago. Remained undectectable since my 1stMonth on meds (combovir/viramune) ,Last 2 years cd4 ~550-750 & %cd4pos lympth ~ 20%.My question is. What exactly is limiting future long term...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Losses of CD4 clones (specific cells that fight specific kinds of infections or react to certain foreign proteins or antigens) may be permanently lost or not recoverable to "normal" levels when HIV has destroyed a critical amount of these... Read more »

Undectable, Can I pass an insurance lab test for aids?

I was diagnoised HIV+ in 98' with a viral load over a millon and a CD4 of 40. At one point my CD4 was at three. I have since then, gotten my CD4 up to 612, and my viral load has been undectable since 99'. Can I pass the insurance lab...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Congratulations! From 3 to 612 is a great leap. You must be taking the medications exactly as they are prescribed, which is the biggest secret to improving your CD4 count and bringing down your viral load. Keep doing it!Now the questions:... Read more »

You have passed me up TOO MANY TIMES!!!!!!!! YOU GOTTA READ THIS

Dr. BobI've read your comments and questions for almost 6 months. I've also asked a bunch of questions, I really need your help.December 20, 2006 I had unprotected sex with a lasted about 1 minute and then I realized what was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Mr. Broke,First off, I have read your previous questions and the reason I did not respond is that there are already so many other questions extremely similar to yours that have been posted in the archives. I really don't have anything new... Read more »

what jobs off limits for HIV+ people

If you're HIV+ and your disease is "controlled" with medication, is there any occupation that you feel is absolutely off-limits for that group of people. I'm asking because I work in an operating room. If my viral load is low and...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.
The answer may depend on the state you live in as some do have statutes that restrict occupations. Usually, it is in the medical field and involves invasive treatment such as surgery. You would need to check the Health & Safety Code in your... Read more »
Connect With Others

Mother passed away and looking for resources for support

Posted by Manda284, 3 Replies
Hi al,

All my life it was just my mother and I.My mother passed away from cancer brought on by the lowered immune system. What I am having trouble with is that the hospital never told me she had it and I was her health care proxy etc. I was her sole... Read more »

limiting one self

Posted by Angel_Ronnie
i can't believe that how my life has changed just before my fathers passing. In june/july i was sent to Mozambique for 4 weeks now next week is ethiopia for a week i am so looking forward in this trip as it is long over due that i see africa and... Read more »

Love has no limits

Posted by begladtohelp
At the age of 69 I am very much in love with a man from another country whom I am helping get through college and obtain his citizenship in our country. This is definitely not a 'sugar daddy' relationship; we have been through some very difficult... Read more »


Posted by lll, 6 Replies
Estoy al limite, desesperado...ya no se que hacer con todas las molestias que tengo. tengo miedo...desde el contacto de riesgo me han ido apareciendo poco a poco molestias hasta juntarme en la actualidad con dolor en el costado derecho y orina muy... Read more »