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Will The Army Accept You With Hiv

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Yellow Fever Vaccination and Being HIV+

I am traveling to Togo and Benin in about three months. These countries require the Yellow Fever Vaccination. I understand that HIV+ individuals are discouraged from receiving the vaccine. However, recently I have read more and more that if...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Denver to answer your question.He says:"It sounds like you came upon a good travel nurse (with reasonable advice). The generally accepted (though not thoroughly studied) CD4 cutoff for those with HIV and well controlled viremia on therapy is 200... Read more »

I think I got aids from my boss!

Me and my boss were fooling around one night and we ended up doing it in the freezer. Just... Read more »

former dumbass army guy

hey there. i read your posts alot, and i think your one cool dude, i dont know if you remember my... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Swaziland Army to Reject HIV-Positive Recruits

...On Thursday, Swaziland officials announced that the nation's armed forces will not accept HIV-positive recruits. "The army is experiencing a rise in HIV/AIDS-related illnesses and deaths, and this has adverse effects on Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Advocates Call on Zimbabwe to Address Broad Health Care Issues to Provide Increased Access to Antiretrovirals

...change," Nyamutukwa said, adding, "In any case, we suspect they are not revealing the package because they know we will not accept it" (Banya, Reuters South Africa, 1/20). Back to other news for January 24, 2007 Search the Newsroom archive ... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Action Is Greater Than Apathy

...lead by looking within. We can and should hold our public leaders and traditional leaders accountable in the fight against HIV/AIDS. But we must also claim our own leadership and take responsibility for leading. Action is greater than apathy. ... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
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Just dignosed HIV+ in the Army

Posted by lkn4u, 14 Replies
...Hello all, I have just been given the news I am HIV+ and I am overseas right now and I guess will be sent back to the states very very soon. I have almost 20 years in service and Read more »

Just Diagnosed With a CD4 Count of 5

Posted by thespoonybard, 1 Reply
...veteran, he recommended that I seek out care at the VA hospital because all he could do was prescribe antibiotics. He brought up HIV, and even offered a test the last time I saw him in early January. I told him the VA would run the tests... Read more »

Military pilot with HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
...Thank you for providing this forum. I tested positive for HIV in February of this year. I began three drug therapy immediately and my last test for viral loadon 7 April indicated that the Read more »

my brother is HIV positive...i have some questions

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...ever been through anything like this. Although it's made my family a little closer, I still do not feel like I can totally accept this. It's not easy....I'm so glad that there is a site where I can communicate with others who are going through... Read more »