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What Will Happen To You If You Get Hiv?

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Whatever Happened to the HIV-Positive Man Who Sued Cirque du Soleil and Won?

In 2004, The Washington Post wrote an article about Matthew Cusick, an HIV-positive gay man who sued Cirque du Soleil for employment discrimination . In 2002, Cirque hired Cusick to catch the acrobats from the flying trapeze in "Mystère," a show... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Research Update: What Ever Happened to the Thai HIV Vaccine?

In 2009, it was announced that the first successful HIV vaccine, the Thai vaccine, had been identified. At the time, this news was greeted with both excitement and skepticism, but we haven't heard much about it since. What happened to the vaccine?... Read more »
Housing Works

Serving Double Time for HIV Non-Disclosure: Can It Happen in New York?

Positive and incarcerated: How long can the state keep someone? Attorney General Andrew Cuomo's decision to use a state sex-offender law to keep Nushawn Williams in prison -- despite Williams' having served his full 12-year-term -- has set off... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Pretty Healthy Working Individual - Happen to be HIV+

I am pretty healthy, I've been positive for 4 years now, and I have a CD4 count ot 678 and viral load is undetectable. I've been working for the same company for 3.5 years now, and my Human Resources manager knows about my HIV. I am...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
This is a great question. Congratulations on doing so well, and on negotiating what is already at least one successful reasonable accommodation of your disability. The Americans with Disabilities Act is very clear on the "limits" you ask... Read more »

Bet You Never Heard This One !!! I will make a Doantion. This could help people with this happening. (HOW HIV IS TRANSMITTED, 2010) (CHEWING GUM, 2010)

Dr. Bob, Did I stump the doctor? Has this question ever been addressed? I came into my office this Friday Morning. Went to our water machine. Next to the water machine is a waste basket. There was a new liner in the waste basket so I threw...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Lisa,Did you stump the doctor? No, of course not, silly girl!Has this question ever been addressed? Yes, and you could have found the answer in the archives! (See below.)Dr. Bob12 years old and i have a question about chewing gum and hiv. i... Read more »

hiv and radiation what is happening???

my friend had a testical removed and it was seminoma but contained the dr said 28 days of radiation was all he needed but he had some already and cannot tolerate it what are the chances of it returning to the lymph system if no radiation was used...
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
Sorry, I am not an oncologist, and therefore would not want to comment on that.MH... Read more »

Im HIV positive and scared about whats happening to me

I dont know whats happening to me, I've been positive for 6 months and i had thought my sero conversion was over but i keep getting blisters in my mouth on my back and chest on my legs between my toes and on my palms; I cant keep going to the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Unfortunately, I can't diagnose the cause of your rash over the Internet.You are HIV positive and your insurance company dropped you???? That's immoral and unconscionable! I'm sure there is a special place in hell reserved for... Read more »
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Testing Nightmare - Has this happened to any of ya

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi all,

I took an HIV test at a local planned-parenthood last Monday (had to wait around for 2 1/2 hours). Well I go in to get my results ... the girl at the counter says it will be 20minutes. Well ... an HOUR goes by and I go up to her and ask her... Read more »

What happened to Ryan Kull

Posted by tommo_from_uk, 1 Reply
Hey everyone,

does anyone have any idea what happened to Ryan M. Kull who used to work on the safe sex and HIV prevention ask the experts forum?

Tommo Read more »

Miracle's do happen!!

Posted by Benders, 5 Replies
I went with my ex boyfriend of two and a half years yesturday for same day hiv testing. They took his blood in the morning and then we had to wait 7 hours for the results, all day we convinced ourselves it would be the worse but low and behold he's... Read more »