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HIV in Prisons and Jails

HIV and Correctional Settings Health Care in Prisons and Jails Prisoners With HIV Infection HIV Care for Prisoners Improving Your HIV Treatment Risk Factors While Incarcerated What Happens When HIV-Positive Prisoners Are Released? HIV and Correctional Settings People with HIV sometimes have to spend time in a jail or prison. Jails are usually operated by counties. Prisons are state or federal institutions. The rate of...
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Is a Tummy tuck safe fro a HIV patient?

I am a 34 yr old man. I recently lost a lot of wait and I have a lot of loose skin around the abdominal area. My viral load is undetectible and I am very healthy. The medications that I am currently on are combivir, viread, and sustiva. Would a...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Persons with HIV generally do well with surgery. If you are doing well on treatment then surgical outcomes are likely to be very similar to the general (non-HIV) population= you should do OK with the planned surgery as far as recovery and risks for... Read more »

how long fro meds?

I was diagnosed with HIV a year and a half ago, and also diagnosed with Hodgkin's. I started HAART (Kaletra and Sustiva) right away, and underwent chemo and radiation for teh Hodgkins. My viral load started at 15,000 and my cd4 count at about...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for the question.Provided that you can find the ways to be religous about adherence, the regimen should perform well for years. Efavirenz (Sustiva)/Kaletra is a novel, and not well tested regimen as part of initial therapy, but has been... Read more »

I'm worried about giving my new b/f HIV through Oral Sex (DISCLOSURE, 2009)

I am HIV+, been poz for 15 years now. My T-Cell count is normal and my viral load is undetectable, thanks to HAART. I live in a tiny podunk town where HIV is not talked about. I recently met a young buck and we have the hots for each other. We...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You have several "information" issues you need to deal with. First and most important is disclosing your HIV-positive status to your new boy toy. Since "he is new to all of this and is not very sexually active . . . ,"... Read more »

Hiv test in jail

Hi my brother is in jail and he requested a hiv test because he has never had one he told me had unprotected sex with a few girls a while ago definately over three months ago. My brother told me they tested him with an oral swab and that they will...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,What you're describing is one type of rapid test. It's <i>very</i> reliable. But you're right, there's another oral test that will give results after about 20 minutes.Hope this helps!Erik... Read more »
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a question fro the experts

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
guys suppose i touched someone clitoris and i used the same hands to catch water to wash my mouth out will i get hiv that way..or do vaginal secretion have to be present for me to catch it Read more »

Feel like giving up

Posted by dj1979, 10 Replies
Does anyone ever just feel like giving up? By giving up, I don't mean suicide - I mean stop taking meds, stop getting treatment, etc. Let nature take its course, so to speak.

My life sucks right now, and doesn't seem to be getting any better, nor... Read more »

Which 3 states gives best HIV treatment to poor

Posted by Anonymous
My son want to leave massachusetts. They give grea6t care to HIV patients and medical coverage run by the state. Which other states in the the midatlantic or southeast also are known for the best care for the poor. He doesnt like to work alot. Read more »

hiv risk from unprotected oral (giving MSM)

Posted by anxious66, 5 Replies
Hi guys, just wanted to know

I gave a guy i know head who said he was 'clean'. he didn't ejaculate and i'm pretty sure there was no precum. the whole thing lasted under a minute.

now about a week later, i am worried i have developed ars symptoms.... Read more »