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Do You Go To A Regular Doctor Or An Infectious Disease Doctor For Primary Care?

Do You Go To A Regular Doctor Or An Infectious Disease Doctor For Primary Care?

posted 6 hours ago
A myHIVteam Member

I started going to an HIV/AIDS center when they opened in the 80s. All these years later I wonder if I should just be going to a regular doctor

posted 2 hours ago

What Has Been Your Greatest Challenge So Far Living With HIV/AIDS?

What Has Been Your Greatest Challenge So Far Living With HIV/AIDS?

posted 1 day ago
A myHIVteam Member

After 35 years, I still find it difficult to hold on to hope. I don't take a day for granted. I appreciate every minute I'm here.

posted 9 hours ago

Need A Dr Near Tempe Or Phoenix

Need A Dr Near Tempe Or Phoenix

Not sure if this is allowed but ran out of options I have BCBS of AZ and can not find a Dr tired of being told that they don't treat someone like me or my kind of people TIA and always take care of yourself and enjoy life everyday ❤ 😉

posted 2 days ago
A myHIVteam Member

Metro Infectious Disease is where my ID doc is. Hope that's helpful.

posted 3 hours ago
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What's The Best Gift, You Have Ever Received?

What's The Best Gift, You Have Ever Received?

In all the holidays throughout the world no matter how it's called, what special gift will you always cherish and remember?

posted 3 days ago
A myHIVteam Member

Glad you won that battle!

posted 1 day ago

How Long Does It Take To Recover Completely From Monkeypox?

How Long Does It Take To Recover Completely From Monkeypox?

I became ill with flu-like symptoms on 11/11/2022. On 11/17/2022, I broke out with sores over my entire body. During an ER visit on 11/20/2022 they cultured the spots and the results came back positive for Monkeypox on 11/20/2022. Currently, 11/30/2022, most of the sores are dried and many have dropped off leaving a residual red spot. New skin has yet to form over the scab area. I have had no sexual contact with anyone prior to the week of October 24th. Spent a week in Florida with family… read more

posted 4 days ago
A myHIVteam Member

4 weeks. You can get monkeypox just by touching something that someone else touched who has it.

posted 4 days ago

Can You Get HIV From Turkey Eggs?

Can You Get HIV From Turkey Eggs?

I was at a hoedown over the holidays and met someone who claimed to have gotten HIV1 strand T from eating Turkey Eggs. I tried to find some turkey eggs in the store and no one carries them. Is this the reason you can't find Turkey Eggs in the store?

Asking for a friend...

posted 6 days ago
A myHIVteam Member

I dought it

posted 5 days ago

Are You HIV+ And Your Partner HIV-?

Are You HIV+ And Your Partner HIV-?

Here is a good article on how your partner can get prep. Click on this link:

https://www.hivpractice.com/helping-consumers-g...(Phone number can only be seen by myHIVteam users)&hsa_grp(Phone number can only be seen by myHIVteam users)&hsa_mt=e&hsa_src=%7Bad_network%7D&hsa_ad(Phone number can only be seen by myHIVteam users)&hsa_acc(Phone number can only be seen by myHIVteam users)&hsa_net=adwords&hsa_kw=hiv%20prep%20program&hsa_tgt=kwd-(Phone number can only be seen by myHIVteam users)&hsa_ver… read more

posted November 27
A myHIVteam Member

My wife is negative, shes very supportive.Thank god.

posted 4 days ago

I Have No Insurance, Am Running Out Of Meds , What Can I Do

I Have No Insurance, Am Running Out Of Meds , What Can I Do

posted November 26
A myHIVteam Member

I was with the social workers last week, they said I don’t qualify

posted 7 days ago
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