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Can You Lose SSD If Not Full Blown AIDS

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full blown aids

my mother has full blown aids and don't take any medicine is it safe 2 share a room with her is it safe to smoke behind her
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
It is safe to share a room with her, but not advised to smoke around her. Read more »

SSD & Working

Hi,I have been HIV + for 10 years. In 1992, I was diagnosed with AIDS due to t-cells under 200. I was urged to apply for Social Security & Medicaid. I was approved for SSD. I went back to work in 1996, and continued to receive benefits for 9 months...
Steve Berg

Response from Steve Berg

Insurance & Benefits Advocate AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA)
...that your earned income fell under their Substantial Gainful Activity limits and you were entitled to receive your full monthly SSDI payment in addition to the earned income. You could seek assistance/intervention from your local AIDS Service... Read more »

Full blown aids or not; are his chances over?

Dr. Dezube, my brother was diagnosed with HIV back in 1983. He had purple spots break out on his skin back in the early 90's and they are still there but not as bright. Does this have anything to do with his HIV? His T-Cell count dropped to 270...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...Dear Robbie:I'm sorry to read about your brother. With a CD4 count of 140, he had AIDS as opposed to just HIV infection. The purple spots on his back may be Kaposi's sarcoma, but it's impossible to be sure without a skin biopsy. Although Read more »

full blown HIV/AIDS in the restaurant industry

I have been ordered to re-hire an employee that I had recently let go for failure to come to work. Three days after, the employee returned to work with his attorney and demanded his job back or threatened to go to the media and say that he was fired...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...reasonably accommodating the disability first.How to avoid this in the future? Make sure all employees in the business have HIV education, including their obligation to tell you if they have a disability. They don't have to tell you what it is,... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of Read more »
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Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

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Social Security Disablity

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...decision? And what date do they use as date of disability for retroactive pmt calculation? The date I initially applied for SSD, or first day after my last day of work? I can't find the answers on SS website. Thanks. Read more »

patient assistance programs

Posted by douglass, 3 Replies
...hey everybody- just wanted to let you know that there are some great patient assistance programs out there for alot of your hiv needs- for free meds go to your local social services office-for treatment of facial fat loss look up sculptra and... Read more »

hiv+ not full blown AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...control with good health as well as my 22pill-a-Day regime. But my ouestion is ....what is full blown Aids??? I'am currentry on SSDI for HIV+ related health & cronic fatigue problems. Read more »

Full-blown aids to hiv+

Posted by MsStiletto, 9 Replies
...Viral load in the millions if thats possible. I now have 346 Tcells & undetectable. My question is, can I now be considered HIV+ or do I have full-blown aids & always will? Also, can the viral load be in the millions? I think thats what... Read more »