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schizophrenia and HIV/AIDS diagnosis late stage part 2

What kind of medical equipment would my son need if I were Nelson, To bring my son home and help nurse him back to health? Would we need to stay masked til his immune system and T count got better? and what kind of diet would be good to help him get...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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I wish I could help you but your questions seems to be lacking an introduction to explain the situation. Please elaboratenelson... Read more »

schizophrenia and HIV/AIDS diagnosis late stage

we recently found my son who has been missing for 3 years. he has schizophrenia which ia 1 reason... Read more »

Info on AIDS Dementia and End Stage AIDS

My husband was diagnosed with AIDS dementia on 8/7. He is considered to be in end stage AIDS.... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Awareness Takes Central Stage at Fort Lauderdale Event

On Saturday at Fort Lauderdale's David Deal Play Day in Joseph C. Carter Park, attendees heard chilling statistics about the impact of HIV/AIDS on the African-American community. Organizers brought pamphlets about the disease, together with HIV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Vaccine Candidates Enter Crucial Stage As Clinical Trials End, IAVI Head Says

Experimental HIV/AIDS vaccines under development by Merck and Sanofi-Aventis are entering crucial stages, and results from clinical trials for both vaccine candidates are expected in 2008, Seth Berkley, head of the International AIDS Vaccine... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michigan: High School Students Stage Events to Help Raise HIV/AIDS Awareness

Henry Ford II High School's Theatre Department this week is raising HIV/AIDS awareness through several scheduled events. On Thursday and Friday, students will perform "The Yellow Boat," a one-act play based on the true story of Benjamin Saar, a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS Advocates Stage Protest Following Death of HIV-Positive Man Sentenced to 25 Years for Biting Prison Guard

AIDS advocates on Thursday chanted and staged a mock funeral at the home of a retired judge to protest the 1990 sentencing of an HIV-positive inmate, who died in prison in November 2003, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. About 75 people from... Read more »
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4 stages to HIV disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
AMFAR AIDS HANDBOOK (Chapter 4, Page 53 )

There are four stages to HIV disease

1) Acute Infection Stage (500-1200 CD4s)- begins immediately after hiv enters the body and starts multiplying in infected cells. Acute infection ends about 2-6 weeks... Read more »

Asymptomatic Stage Hiv

Posted by nuthugger24, 2 Replies
When a person is Hiv Positive experts say after ars a person will go into an asymptomatic phase. During this phase they say you will have no symptoms related to Hiv except possible swollen lymphnodes. My question is: when you have hiv and you... Read more »

my brother's late stage

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
In march my brother collapsed. He turned out to have late stage aids infection, with encephapathy and dementia. He is 43 and a homophobe. He is home alone now refusing the available communities help. He is doing better, but I am having trouble... Read more »

About the five stages

Posted by kicker, 1 Reply
Riverprinces and bird.

You both have taken what was said way out of context. At least from my view point on the issue. When anyone be it someone first diagnosised with HIV or what have you is experiencing the initial shock of the news it is not... Read more »