From the beginning, Clark had turned to her local HIV and AIDS service organization, CARES, for support — and when her boyfriend was released from prison she got him hooked up with the organization too.Then Clark inherited a 6-year-old girl from family members who were unable to care for her — and everything changed.At Positive Singles, we have been helping people with STDs find love and support since 2002.This is a warm-hearted and exclusive community for singles with Herpes and STDs.STI's can be passed back and forth between sexual partner(s), and can even harm the health of an unborn baby.It is recommended for persons who have tested positive for either Gonorrhea or Chlamydia, to get retested three months after treatment.“Within two weeks,” Clark told The Body, “I could see that either I was going to invest in having this child and raising her — and if I did that, I wouldn’t stay with this man [who’d been in jail] because the chaos for her would not be healthy.
Go to a library, just talk to people, get out there and stop being isolated." These retreats are geared for the newly positive as well as people who have long ago processed their diagnosis and are just looking for a chance to unwind.
It is important to understand your risks for acquiring a STI, and the nurse can help you identify steps you can take that may prevent future infections.
STI test results are available four business days later by a private password system via a computer or telephone.
Patricia Clark was 31 years old and living in a small town in Michigan when her boyfriend called from prison and told her that she needed to be tested for HIV.
It was 1991, and Clark didn’t know a single person with HIV.