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Who Has The Right To Know About Hiv Diagnosis

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scared of testing (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU, 2009) ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2010) (CONSEQUENCES OF LATE DIAGNOSIS, 2010)

Hey....I am thirty years old..have never done an hiv test.....found someone who is just remarkable....who insist that we have one done before we become intimate......he did his today it was negative.....but I'm scared to death in doing...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,While I'll certainly admit getting HIV tested can be anxiety provoking, it's important to note that when it comes to HIV, what you don't know can kill you. See below, and yes, by all means, take the test before your Mr.... Read more »

HIV & HPV-followup.Doc ur diagnosis is right

Follow up to my earlier email on Jan 19th-06 HIV & HPV, you are right Doctor,After a follow up... Read more »

AIDS diagnosis (HIV VERSUS AIDS DIAGNOSIS DEFINITION)

12 months ago I was diagnosed with AIDS as a result of an NHL diagnosis. My CD4 was 40 and VL was... Read more »
Articles
Housing Works

Helping Marginalized Populations: The Top 5 Things You Should Know about the Medicaid Expansion

Image courtesy of California Medical Association. Unlike gender rights and GENDA , in terms of health care coverage, New York stands poised to lead the country by delivering a wider array of health care services through the Medicaid Expansion... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

To Treat or Not To Treat ...

Let's say you have just received an HIV diagnosis, due to Pneumocystis pneumonia, a CD4 count of 120 and viral load at 260,000. Ask 100 doctors if you should be treated with antivirals (in addition to antibiotics and subsequent prophylaxis for the... Read more »
Women Alive

Diagnosis 18 Months Later

To tell...Or not to tell is a burning question for people with HIV infection, especially those who are not part of the gay community. I've read comments in the news media implying a certain criticism of individuals who make their status asecret, ... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Late HIV Diagnosis: Predictors, Costs, Consequences, and Solutions

Table of Contents Introduction CDC Says Test Everyone (Almost) Late HIV Diagnosis: Numbing Numbers Harbingers of Belated Diagnosis or Presentation How Much Does Late Diagnosis Cost -- and Who Pays? Clinical Consequences of Late HIV... Read more »
Connect With Others

How do you cope with a HIV+ diagnosis.

Posted by sunkyst, 5 Replies
I am really out of my mind with worry. I am a 34 year old gay man and I had sex back on Feb 11 with a guy I met online.

I was the passive partner and this guy topped me. I think the condom may have broken during intercourse and the guy may have... Read more »

knowing my HIV status I,m going downhill

Posted by aloneindark, 5 Replies
How can I manage to live with HIV I don't know how to live with it I'm so depressed. and so scared to die Read more »

My dad has HIV, but he doesn't know I now know......

Posted by ibookg414, 5 Replies
Well, I just recently found out my gay dad is HIV positive, but he doesn't know that I know. I was over at his house recently (my parents are divorced) (im 18, he's 50) and I opened 1 drawer, which I had no clue was his medicine cabinet, saw all... Read more »

I have no one else to talk to right now

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am 19, and I am preparing to go in for an HIV test next week. A couple of weeks ago I got a paps done and I discovered I had Chlamydia.

I'm freaked out because my boyfriend ran away to another province, so I have no way of contacting him. We had... Read more »