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I Am Newly Diagnosed With Hiv

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Previous HIV Testing Among Adults and Adolescents Newly Diagnosed With HIV Infection -- National HIV Surveillance System, 18 Jurisdictions, United States, 2006-2009

In 2006, CDC recommended human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing for adults, adolescents, and pregnant women in health-care settings and HIV testing at least annually for persons at high risk for HIV infection* to foster early detection,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Number of Named Partners and Number of Partners Newly Diagnosed With HIV Infection Identified by Persons With Acute Versus Established HIV Infection

Acute HIV infections are linked to a disproportionate share of forward transmission in certain populations, note the current study's authors. They hypothesized that patients acutely infected might be able to identify more named partners than those... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Number of Newly Diagnosed HIV/AIDS Cases in 2007 Reaches Record High in Japan

The number of newly diagnosed HIV cases in Japan reached a record high of 1,048 in 2007, according to data released Tuesday by the government's AIDS Surveillance Committee, Kyodo News reports. The number of newly diagnosed AIDS cases was 400 in... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Newly diagnosed with HIV

I really appreciate your rapid response.Unfortunately, the HIV diagnosis is confirmed, apparently after 3 blood tests. The CD4 is also more or less at 94 although it has shown slight variations over the 3 tests. I am being put on "Truvada"...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your follow up.Sorry to hear that the tests were confirmed.Moving onward, I'd again reaffirm that you should be on HIV treatments- Truvada is a very reasonable component of first-line therapy; preferred by the current US Department... Read more »

Recommended Vaccines for newly diagnosed HIV

Hello Dr. Holodniy,I'm still unclear as to the recommended vaccinations for newly diagnosed individuals with HIV who do not yet need to go on treatment.Pneumovax -- recommended by all every 5 years?HPV for men -- recommended only by some...
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
I think your comments on the recommendations are correct. I would add tetanus (every 10 years), influenza (yearly). Assuming you have had all the childhood vaccinations, they should not be repeated, as many are live vaccines and those have relative... Read more »

Newly diagnosed with HIV "can i live?"

dear expert,i am recently diagnosed pos for HIV. i am getting mad and kept myself in my room isolated. how can i live now? is it going to kill me soon? can i live long life? my dream to be a singer is ruined forever. what a fate......
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your questions,Yes you can live. And yes you can realize your dream of being a singer! Many of the things that you've feeling are absolutely normal. Lots of people are living long and healthy lives with HIV. However, this means an... Read more »

LOST - daughter newly diagnosed with HIV

We have a 27 year daughter who was diagnosed HIV positive> 2 days ago during standard insurance> tests.She has very low viral level and didn't need any medication yet.> She is professional (has 2 degree from university )very...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
A positive HIV test in someone with no obvious exposure is certainly unexpected. One always wonders about a false positive test result. When you say the viral load was very low do you know what the number actually was and was it confirmed? The... Read more »
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Newly diagnosed HIV+ BF and me Negative

Posted by Obvious1, 6 Replies
In January My boyfriend of 4 yrs, and father of our daughter whom is 2, was diagnosed HIV+. A little history. In March of 09, he was diagnosed with Hep B. 3 months prior to that he had a tattoo cover up from a friend in his home. The Drs. feel he... Read more »

What should I do if I am newly diagnosed with HIV?

Posted by hellenwhite0808
Many emotions come to mind when a person is first diagnosed with HIV. Read more »

Newly Diagnosed w/ HIV- Partner

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I was diagnosed HIV+ on March 29th. As shocked as I was, I have been handling everything pretty good. My main concern has been getting on the right path, finding the right doctor, getting all the initial tests done, so I know where this is headed.... Read more »


Posted by POZIAM, 1 Reply

POZIAM is a website for people living with HIV/AIDS. POZIAM is a social community that was created to educate people about HIV and AIDS. will give you an inside look at other people living with HIV/AIDS. Here, you will be able to create a... Read more »