Here is a news article on the new strain in Cuba https://www.cbsnews.com/news/new-aggressive-str...
1) This should/may be a hot topic, please be conciderate to all.
2) I see many people on this site refer to the U=U study and how HIV can not be passed along. They think they are still safe to have unprotected sex, because they are undetectable. The answer to that is NO, you are not safe to have unprotected sex. You can still get other STI's, but let's stick to just HIV.
3) Even though the U=U study has proven that if undetectable, you can not pass the virus on, the key phrase is, "YOU CAN'T… read more
This can be finances, insurance, side effects, stigma, dating, or just about anything. What is your biggest obstacle?
I read that if the undetected person if he continues having sex to positive will turn him to be infectious.
This is one for the doctors on the team.
I'm living in the canary islands and have been offered a position with horses.
Clean stables and taking care of the animals.
I've spotted Rhodococcus equi on a quick google and I'm wondering at how much risk I'm putting myself if I where to accept the position.
CD at last count was 455.
No idea my viral load number until I see doc next month. But when last speaking to her she it was "good".
I started out two weeks ago having lower back pain in one spot. Then there and right in the center of my left buttocks then it was also in my left leg right at the top where the leg meets the buttocks then a couple days ago my right foot had pain on the top of it and was also starting to swell now it's so swollen I cannot put it on the floor hurts like hell I wondered if this is a side effect of the HIV the lower back pain is… read more
For those who still have several years before retirement, perhaps a vacation home ... where would it be?
For some Long Term Survivors like myself living 30+ years with this disease and all that has come with it, life now consists of constant doctors visits, monitoring, procedures, surgeries at a much more accelerated pace than ever before. I have friends in the same boat, some who, like me,.suffer from depression as well. The question is when to draw a line in the sand when HIV is dictating your life and quality of life becomes… read more
Whether the onset of your first symptoms, , an opportunistic infection that puts you in the hospital, a hardship that leaves you homeless and destitute, a long awaited vacation.... etc......does your pet pose a problem for you or is he/she beneficial and helpful?