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Why Is Hiv And Aids Information More Sensitive

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searching for answers to child with HIV Newly diagnosed (PEDIATRIC HIV INFECTION INFORMATION, 2009))

I have a niece who is 12 yrs old she was just diagnosed with HIV.No one has explained everything in lay terms about her diagnoses. How do I answer her ?? about it and the tests that she will have (CD4 and Viral load).Disclosure etc.. Cannot find...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...parents and family members is to always be honest. Answer her questions truthfully and directly. Don't try to give her more information than she asks for or needs. In other words you don't have to discuss marriage and pregnancy issues with a... Read more »

Doubts about and need for HIV information

Hello. I received a preliminary HIV positive test result from a rapid test yesterday. I am pretty... Read more »

Information on aids resistant people who test positive for HIV but never develop active AIDS.

I need information on HIV positive people who never develop active aids. Particularly important is... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Swaziland: HIV/AIDS Education -- Disabled Persons With HIV/AIDS Face Unequal Access to Health Information

...of University College London and colleagues found that disabled persons with HIV/AIDS faced difficulties in accessing health information. This qualitative study employed focus group discussions among disabled and non-disabled young adults in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Namibia Launches HIV/AIDS Information Booklet in Braille

... Namibia on Tuesday launched an information booklet on HIV/AIDS in Braille in an effort to reach blind and visually impaired people, Namibia's New Era reports. The booklet, Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Why Is There So Much Conflicting HIV/AIDS Information? Who Can You Believe?

...person can ask one question, and get totally different answers from different sources? I myself have called various HIV/AIDS information sources and have heard a lot of conflicting (and sometimes totally wrong) information. I'm writing this... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Statement of Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness and Information Day

...HIV. 3 Only dramatic action will reverse this calamity. Today, on the eighth annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness and Information Day, I call upon public health officials and leaders in the African American community to jointly marshal... Read more »
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Conflicting HIV information for transmission

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...unprotected. I never gave her oral and we never had sex. Now she is sick and gets fevers a lot. I'm afraid she might have HIV. I thought you couldn't get HIV from getting a blowjob from someone, but I see a lot of info online saying you can! ... Read more »

IS THERE SUCH THING AS HIV-NEGATIVE AIDS?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
As per the title, is there really such a thing? Read more »

Manager, Center for HIV Information SF

Posted by Anonymous
...Manager, Center for HIV Information Position Description The UCSF Center for HIV Information (CHI) is a faculty-directed program of the Department of Medicine with Read more »

A question for the HIV informed

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Hello all. I have been reading this board for months and never posted until now. I first want to compliment you all on the information, compassion and support you give everyone here. You are, without a doubt, a special group of people. Anyway,... Read more »