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AIDS Symptoms And Final Stages

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Final stages of AIDS

Could you tell me what symptoms to look for in the final stages of AIDS....
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
Wow, this is an impossible-to-answer question...as every person with advanced AIDS is different. Generally though severe weight loss, memory impairment and other symptoms are associated with the late stages.Alvan Fisher, M.D.... Read more »

Final Stages of Aids

My 35 year old son was diagnosed with HIV several/many years ago. He has been on again and off... Read more »

My mom is in final AIDS stage

Hi:My 73 yr old mother is in her final stages of AIDS. Her doctors told me she has weeks maybe a... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ethiopia Finalizes Preparation to Host International Conference on AIDS, STIs in December

In early December, Ethiopia will play host to the 16th International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa (ICASA). The theme of this year's meeting in Addis Ababa is "Own, Scale-Up and Sustain." Ethiopian Health... Read more »
AIDS/SIDA Mental Hygiene Project

Counseling End Stage Clients With AIDS

Few mental health or health care professionals receive specific training in counseling people whoare at the end of their lives. There is an art to being of assistance to people who are dying andtheir loved ones that is founded upon the professional... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

G8 Leaders Adopt Final Communique Pledging to Finance Fight Against Infectious Diseases, Prevention Programs, Vaccine Research

Leaders from the Group of Eight industrialized nations on Monday at the conclusion of their summit in St. Petersburg, Russia, signed a final communique that included commitments to fight infectious diseases -- including HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Health Experts Say Condom Use Is China's Final Defense Against HIV

"Condom use has become the final and most important defense against AIDS," Wan Shaoping, an official with the Sino-UK STD and HIV/AIDS program, said this week at the Initiative and Training Workshop for Population and Family Planning Sectors in... Read more »
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my friend is now in the final stages...

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Watching my best friend die, it really hurts

My friend is now in final stages of aids, I try very hard to stay
positive for her sake. We have been friends for over 20 years, I
am telling myself that I should be grateful I have had her for
this long,... Read more »

end stage

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
anyone have infomation on end stage hiv has anyone been at late stage and not had hiv antibody, at clinic they told me at late stage you may not have antibody, ive had so many problems and after high risk tested but neg but no reason why all... Read more »

Waiting for FINAL results...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Wow - I did it. I went for my final HIV test yesterday. i am so scared!

I had 2 brief (+- 30sec) unprotected insertive anal sex 3 months ago. I had a negative result at 3 weeks, so this is the final one!

dont know how I am going to get throught this... Read more »

I've finally come to terms with it all.

Posted by artsyiam, 2 Replies
I have been diagnosed for almost 3 years now. It only seems like yesterday that I realized that nasty pneumonia was symptoms of my HIV. Today I am feeling great. I have an HIV neg. partner and we are both happy and healthy and laughing. Read more »