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ADAP Restrictions And Waiting Lists

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Waiting to have viral load tests??

Recently my CD4 count was over 1,000. I have been recently diagnosed and my doctor (here in Thailand), suggested I wait 3 months until we conduct other tests including viral load, x-rays, etc. Is this normal to wait that long??
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
No. Given your normal CD4 count, it is not unreasonable to wait 3 months. Read more »

Continue to wait or waited already too long?

Hello from Germany! I was diagnosed in Sept. 1989 with HIV and have done little or nothing about it... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Thirteen State ADAPs Have Waiting Lists, Access Restrictions; 1,263 People on Waiting Lists, NASTAD Says

...Thirteen states as of this month have waiting lists or access restrictions on their AIDS Drug Assistance Programs, according to the latest "ADAP Watch" released on Thursday by the Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Sixteen State ADAPs Have Waiting Lists, Access Restrictions, NASTAD Says

...Sixteen states as of this month have waiting lists or access restrictions on their AIDS Drug Assistance Programs, with 679 people on waiting lists nationwide awaiting enrollment Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Fifteen State ADAPs Have Waiting Lists, Access Restrictions, NASTAD Says

...Fifteen states as of this month have waiting lists or access restrictions on their AIDS Drug Assistance Programs, according to the latest "ADAP Watch" released on Thursday by the Read more »
The Body

ADAP Waiting Lists Grow, Despite Treatment Recommendations

...grim for ADAPs across the nation. The most recent ADAP Watch reports that as of mid-November, there were 346 people on ADAP waiting lists in nine different states -- almost 100 of whom were added in the last two months alone. Tennessee was... Read more »
Connect With Others

waiting for results right now...freaking

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i just went in for a rapid blood test and i am waiting.......wish me luck! Read more »

How do you "patiently" wait?

Posted by dj1979, 4 Replies
It seems like this is all a big waiting game - first wait for enough time after exposure for antibodies to develop, then wait for test results, then wait for appt. with HIV specialist, then wait for more test results. I AM SICK OF WAITING!!! I... Read more »

"Just Wait"

Posted by Survivor, 5 Replies
If ever you are feeling like youre tired And all your uphill struggles leave you headed downhill If you realize your wildest dreams can hurt you And your appetite for pain has drinken its fill I ask of you a very simple question Did you think for... Read more »

Oral Test or wait Two Weeks

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
what should I do? Thanks Read more »