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Can You Lose SSD If Not Full Blown AIDS

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full blown aids

my has lose 53 lbs in 4 months, has been vomitting and can not keep food down, also she has diarrah, and has to wear diapers to help, she has infections in her ear that green pus draining out. can you give me some answers to help her, the medicine...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
SOunds like a very difficult situation. The HIV specialist involved in the best person to try and treat the severe symptoms, see if there is a treatable infection involved, and see if other drugs can be used if one of the currently used meds is... Read more »

Full blown AIDS and ARVs

Can a person wtih full-blown AIDS also benefit from ARVs?... Read more »

definition of full blown aids

What is the difference between having HIV with OI's and being in the stage considered full... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Over 600,000 Zimbabweans Have Full-Blown HIV/AIDS

More than 600,000 Zimbabweans have AIDS, while about 2.1 million others are currently living with HIV, Cabinet member and Minister of Health and Child Welfare Dr. David Parirenyatwa said Friday. An estimated 26 percent of the adult population is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Thai Prison Officials Propose Amnesty for All Thai Inmates With Full-Blown AIDS

Thailand Correction Department officials today proposed to release the country's hundreds of inmates with AIDS so the prisoners can "spend the last minutes of their lives with their family." The proposed release, part of a broader amnesty plan for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

In South Africa First, Soap Diva to Get Full-Blown AIDS

Nandipha Matabane, a character on the South African soap opera "Isidingo," has been diagnosed HIV-positive and is developing AIDS. The show's producers hope the storyline will help break the stigma surrounding HIV/AIDS in a country where one out of... Read more »
Body Positive

New York City's Division of AIDS Services, Public Assistance, SSI, SSD, and You

There are benefits and services which can help you if you are HIV-positive. Public Assistance (Welfare), the Division of AIDS Services (DAS), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), and Social Security Disability (SSD) are four of the government benefit... Read more »
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RE: Full blown AIDS

Posted by asianboy, 3 Replies
I'm a 31-year old professional in the Philippines recently diagnosed with AIDS... it has taken a toll on my family and my career, as I have to take a leave from work while I try to improve my CD4 count. Been staying at home with my parents (and... Read more »

hiv+ not full blown AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV+ not full blown AIDS!!!

I have been HIV+ for about 8 or 9 years now , and Iv'e had my
share of OI's all that are kept under control with good health as
well as my 22pill-a-Day regime. But my ouestion is ....what is
full blown Aids??? I'am... Read more »

Full Blown AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What does F.B. AIDS appear like....what happens? Is is a collection of syptoms?

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Full-blown aids to hiv+

Posted by MsStiletto, 10 Replies
In Dec.2002 I was diagnosed with full-blown aids. I had thrush, neuropathy, CMV colitis & MAC. I had 18 Tcells & Viral load in the millions if thats possible. I now have 346 Tcells & undetectable.
My question is, can I now be considered... Read more »