Universal precautions mean just that — so why am I being treated differently?

Hospitals and healthcare workers are required to take universal precautions to reduce the risk of cross infection from both recognised and non-recognised sources of infection. All the way through my life since I was diagnosed with HIV, I have been … Continue reading Universal precautions mean just that — so why am I being treated differently?

External link to Corona virus (COVID-19) and HIV – update from the British HIV Association (BHIVA)

Corona virus (COVID-19) and HIV – update from the British HIV Association (BHIVA)

https://www.bhiva.org/BHIVA-statement-on-COVID-19?fbclid=IwAR2cBtu618RQUey-lstZjxVY2SfAqOBNWpWNp8-7GVb-Wj-vnroSGQMsU4M Continue reading Corona virus (COVID-19) and HIV – update from the British HIV Association (BHIVA)

Results and no meds collected

Yesterday, I had my latest trip to the Guide clinic at St James’s University Hospital in Dublin. The doctor annoyed me by constantly touching my leg – so much so that I told her, If I touched you, the way you are touching me, it would be assault.” Fortunately, this made her stop and think. I have been debating whether I should let the clinic know officially. The clinical information that I received were the results of the blood test from my visit in November. Viral Load is undetectable still – which is great news. CD4 level is 573. Again … Continue reading Results and no meds collected