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Women's Hiv Positive Online Support Groups

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Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

Table of Contents Introduction Normal Feelings Get Help and Support It Is Better to Know HIV and Women Making a New Start Useful Info Sheets for Newly Diagnosed Introduction Getting an HIV diagnosis can feel like the worst news in the world. It iscommon to feel anger, fear, confusion, shock, grief, depression, or otherpainful emotions. Even after you have known for some time and think you arecoming to terms with the news,...
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There is an online PML support group!

To answer a previous poster's question, a wonderful guy from Oregon started a PML Survivors Group at http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/PMLSurvivors/It has links to recent studies and testomnials from PMLers who have recovered to those still...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Great news; thanks for sharing.BY... Read more »
Sharon Lee, M.D.

Response from Sharon Lee, M.D.

University of Kansas Medical Center
Studies have suggested that HIV is not present in the sperm themselves but it is in the fluid which surrounds them (Semen). Sperm washing consists of removing the semen (and presumably the HIV) from the sperm and then using the "washed"... Read more »

Support group for physicians with HIV?

I was recently diagnosed with HIV and I am a young surgeon. I am in desperate need of another physician, preferably a surgeon, to talk to about a lot of the legal and professional issues that even my doctor can't answer. Are there any support...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
Thanks for writing. I can understand the need for consultation and support. I have a small group of colleagues on whom I rely, but it is all informal. I don't know of any central listings of such groups or any online forums. Local medical... Read more »

Abortions in pregnant HIV positive women

Should a pregnant woman be advised to have an abortion when she is HIV positive? Reasons for yes and no....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. Regardless of whether a woman has HIV or not, the abortion issue is an extremely controversial one. It is not my position to tell a woman whether she should have an abortion or not. The decision on whether she should... Read more »
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Positive Website/Support Group for HIV'ers

Posted by RobbyD, 2 Replies
Hey everyone,

My name is Robert Douglas, I was diagnosed in May of last year
and have decided that I was going to dedicate my life to advocating
for people like myself whom are infected with HIV.

I have created a website, which I hope will eventually... Read more »

Looking for online support

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I'm an African American single woman looking for heterosexual men or women to communicate with about living with HIV. I've been positive for 9 years and have never been to a support group and tried recently to find one. Unfortunately, it seems... Read more »

Professional Heterosexual Women/ Men Support Group

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello,

I was diagnosed with HIV in April 1991. I am a heterosexual female and am interested in meeting other heterosexual professional women/ men who are HIV positive. Many of the past support groups that I attended were for gay males, gay... Read more »

Support Groups/Anyone else?

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Hi---I am a single 38 yr old hetersexual female the found out I was positive in July 2004, went to donate blood and was diagnosed with HIV....I just started meds in Dec. 2004; so am glad I found out before I truely got sick. All the numbers are... Read more »