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I Am Newly Diagnosed With Hiv

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newly diagnosed with hiv but no viral load

Hello Doctor I am a 38 year old gay male who was recently diagnosed with hiv. I actually went to the rapid test the week before and tested negative because i was experiencing flu like symptoms. My doctor repeated my test because I tested negative 6...
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
...Assuming you have a positive confirmatory HIV western blot test result, yes, having an undetectable viral load is unusual, but not unheard of during acute infection. Your Read more »

Recommended Vaccines for newly diagnosed HIV

Hello Dr. Holodniy,I'm still unclear as to the recommended vaccinations for newly diagnosed... Read more »

Newly diagnosed with HIV

I am male and straight. I was diagnosed with HIV just recently. My CD4 cells are 94, virus load is... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Newly Diagnosed HIV/AIDS Cases in U.S. Disproportionately High Among Blacks, MMWR Report Says

... Black men and women accounted for more than 50% of the newly diagnosed HIV/AIDS cases in the U.S. from 2001 to 2005, despite accounting for 13% of the country's population, according to a report published 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

...that can help differentiate recent from longstanding HIV infections. The authors identified persons age 18 and older who were diagnosed with HIV between Nov. 1, 2002 and Oct. 31, 2007, comparing the number of named sex partners by patients... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Examines Death Rates for People Newly Diagnosed With HIV

...10 European countries and Australia (Russell, San Francisco Chronicle , 7/2). Researchers monitored 16,534 people who were diagnosed as HIV-positive from 1981 to 2006 ( AFP/ , 7/1). They then compared the mortality rates of... 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 Read more »
Connect With Others


Posted by POZIAM, 1 Reply
...for people to share their stories of how they cope, live, and laugh while living with HIV/AIDS. Its a great place for newly diagnosed people to find information on living a healthy, and longer life. People living with HIV/AIDS can share... 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 Read more »

Diagnosed with HIV and AIDS at the same time!!!!

Posted by icantbelieve, 9 Replies
Last April, viral load over 500.000 and cd4 count 191. Overwhelming. I've been sad, lonely, on meds, always tired, lost weight, appetite, no one knows, live away from my family, no partner, with an infection on my skin since April that impairs my... Read more »

Books - Newly Diagnosed

Posted by strong3, 3 Replies
...So I'm a 25 gay male newly diagnosed with HIV. Was wondering if anyone could recommend any books? I'm looking for stories, personal experiences, inspiring, etc. Read more »