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When People Are Hiv Positive Does That Mean They Have To Stay In The Hospital

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The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...diagnose infection early -- before antibodies develop. ( Click here for more info.) Where Can I Get Tested? You can get tested at your health care provider's office, a clinic, the local health department facilities, or at a hospital. In addition, many states offer anonymous HIV testing and testing is available at many community based organizations. It is a good idea to get tested at a place that provides counseling. Counselors can...
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Which are the best hospitals for treating people with AIDS?

Hi rick,Is there someplace your aware of that we can call or find on the internet where we can see the rankings of AIDS hospitals around the country or regionally to help one choose the best place for treatment within their area?thanks so much
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Thank you for your question. I have not found any listing for the "best" hospitals treating people with HIV/AIDS. The closest hospital ranking I found was a report in US News and World Report (dated July Read more »

HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...infant, including not breast-feeding. Most people are tested by private physicians, at local health department facilities, or in hospitals. In addition, many states offer anonymous HIV testing. It is important to seek testing at a place that also... Read more »

Can HIV develop between two persons without HIV +ve?

If suppose one woman have unsafe sexual relation with two men and both of the men and woman are free from HIV at the start of the relationship and also neither the two men nor the woman doesn't have any other relation,is there any chance of HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...below 200 cells per cubic millimeter of blood. Also called the T-cell count, the CD4 count ranges from 450 to 1200 in healthy individuals. In some people, the T-cell decline and opportunistic infections that signal AIDS develop soon after... Read more »

is it possable to develop HIV in anal sex? HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

hello, me and my girlfriend recently had unprotected anal sex, she has done it before so we did it the "right" way going slow and pleanty of k-y and there was no trama but this was her 1st time unprotected. we are both absolutly clean of any form of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...infant, including not breast-feeding. Most people are tested by private physicians, at local health department facilities, or in hospitals. In addition, many states offer anonymous HIV testing. It is important to seek testing at a place that also... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

QuickStats: Annual Rates* of Hospitalization With a Diagnosis of HIV/AIDS Among Persons Aged ≥45 Years, by Sex -- National Hospital Discharge Survey, United States, 1997-2007 †

...Abbreviation: HIV/AIDS = human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. * Per 10,000 population. † Annual hospitalizations estimated from hospital discharges during 1997-2007 with any-listed HIV/AIDS diagnoses codes... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Japan to Assign Counselors to Core Hospitals to Provide People Affected by HIV/AIDS With Psychological Support, Officials Say

... Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare plans to assign counselors to certain hospitals nationwide to provide people living with HIV/AIDS and their families with psychological support, ministry officials announced Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nineteen HIV-Positive People in China Win Compensation From Hospital After Contracting Virus From Unscreened Blood

... A group of 19 HIV-positive people in Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province will receive about $2.5 million from the hospital where they contracted the virus after receiving transfusions of unscreened, illegal blood, a court ruled on Tuesday, ... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

...commonly develop rashes as a side effect of antiretrovirals; most are mild, but some can lead to serious complications, including hospitalization and even death. Studies have shown that non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor... Read more »
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I tested positive 2 days ago... im scared.

Posted by Unlucky2, 8 Replies
I just tested 2 days ago and i have a girlfriend that most likely is positive as well... i donyt know how to tell her... she will kill her self (she really would) i dont know what to do i dont know whats going to happen to me.... im so lost and... Read more »

SHOULD WE DISCLOSE BEING POSITIVE?

Posted by douglass, 4 Replies
...i seem to read alot of post about telling people about ones hiv/ aids status- this seems to be a issue- WAKE UP everyone handles this on a personal level and no one here has Read more »

Had to disclose to many people!

Posted by dj1979, 8 Replies
...League field. I landed on my left arm, with it twisted under me. Broke it in 3 places, plus dislocated my elbow. Had to go to hospital via ambulance, have surgery, etc. I feel like I told 20 people "oh by the way I'm HIV+" I'm SICK of it!!! ... Read more »

HIV and MRSA I need info.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...MRSA. It was a C-section birth and the staph infection developed. I went to be by her side and stayed for 5 days with her in the hospital. I ended up bringing the baby home with me and adopted her and my daughter followed.We spend alot of time to... Read more »