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What Is Some Of The Final Stages Of AIDS

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Final stages of AIDS

Hello,I have a family member who has entered the final stages of AIDS. They are currently in the hospital with Lymphoma, Dementia, severe diarreha, sores in the mouth, severe weight loss and going blind. Is this person going to recover and stay at a...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Rocky Mountain CARES
...the descriptions of very advanced AIDS. The answer to your question depends entirely on whether the person has yet started on HIV medications, or has access to the latest medications (in the case of someone with drug resistant HIV).Without... Read more »

Final Stages of Aids

My 35 year old son was diagnosed with HIV several/many years ago. He has been on again and off... Read more »

Final stages of AIDS

Could you tell me what symptoms to look for in the final stages of AIDS. Read more »
San Francisco General Hospital

Management of Pain in End-Stage HIV Disease

...also taking pure agonists, and the unavailability of oral preparations. For the sustained pain from which many patients with end-stage AIDS suffer, it is most appropriate to use a sustained-release narcotic analgesic. The specific agent chosen... Read more »
AIDS/SIDA Mental Hygiene Project

Counseling End Stage Clients With AIDS home, in a hospice or hospital? Whom do you wish to be with you? Would you like to have a clergy person make a final visit? Is there anything you haven't said to your loved ones? Is there anything else you need to do or... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

2002 Heroes in the Struggle Award Recipient Rep. Diane Watson Hosts South African Singer and HIV/AIDS Activist Yvonne Chaka Chaka at Final Public Forum Before Retiring

... Yvonne Chaka Chaka On Sunday, November 7, 2010, retiring Rep. Diane Watson, in the final public forum she will hold as a member of Congress, welcomes Yvonne Chaka Chaka to South Los Angeles with a screening of the Read more »
AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Governor "Terminator" Kills AIDS Program

...AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the US' largest AIDS organization as well as the operator of California's largest alternative HIV testing program, today condemned Governor Schwarzenegger's gutting of California's lifesaving HIV/AIDS programs as... Read more »
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National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the U.S. (Finally!)

Posted by TheBody
...years into the epidemic, U.S. government officials have formally unveiled the country's first national strategy for fighting HIV/AIDS within its borders. The strategy aims to establish a coordinated, nationwide effort to reduce new HIV... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...unsure.(I can understand he is hopeless-its a bad situation) But I want to hear what you think. Its sometimes hard to detect hiv? The answers of some experts scared me.(Dr. Luzuriaga: "When the elisa after 7 MONTHS is neg. it would be UNUSUAL to... Read more »

my friend is now in the final stages...

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Watching my best friend die, it really hurts My friend is now in final stages of aids, I try very hard to stay positive for her sake. We have been friends for over 20 years, I am telling myself that I Read more »

My Brother

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I live in the UK and my brother who lives in Africa (been there since 1982) is in the final stages of AIDS. I visited him a few weeks ago and came home knowing I'll never see him again as he's not got long. Not producing red Read more »