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Acute Hiv Prognosis With Pneumocystis

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The Stages of HIV Disease

... HIV Is a Continuum Infection Primary Infection (or Acute Infection) Seroconversion The Asymptomatic Stage Early- and Medium-Stage HIV Symptomatic Disease Late-Stage HIV Disease (AIDS) HIV Is a Continuum Most of us are used to thinking of disease in very simple terms: if you feel sick, you are sick; if you feel healthy, you are healthy. However, because HIV may begin causing subtle changes in the immune
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history of cd4 and cd8 lymphopenia but hiv 1 and hiv 2 and western blot has been ruled out

my cd4 count is at 478/ul lymph is at 36.8% my cd8 count is at 113/ul lymph 8.7% but have never tested pos for hiv 1 or hiv 2 or western blot . in 2005 i had a pneumocystis carinii pneumonia i was also tested and tested neg for hiv . i was ok after...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...investigated in the hospital with biopsies and endoscopies and diagnosed with leukoplakia on my tongue and what much worse is PCP (Pneumocystis pneumonia) which causes my swallowing problems and chest pain. My doctors said that the leukoplakia I... Read more »

HIV positive - question about life expectancy (LIFE EXPECTANCY, 2010) (PROGNOSIS, 2010)

I have just had a 5 week test result come back positive.I couldnt get answer from my doc, so wanted to ask you.How long can people with HIV live on HAART? - I know there isnt one figure- just wondering if there are ball park figures?Any info would...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...FHello Alan,The clinical course of HIV varies considerably from person to person. Life expectancy with HIV/AIDS depends on many confounding variables, including viral strain, access to and adherence with potent antiretroviral therapy, concurrent Read more »

Hiv virus effect on the body

Hi, I have had hiv for aprox. 8 years and from the last three years I started getting fat accumulation and wasting on my body and face. That is when I decided to take a break from the medicines. My questions are eventhough my virus has not effected...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...for HIV-positive folks, there are specific indications for specific types of steroids. For instance, in the treatment of PCP (pneumocystis carinii pneumonia) steroids are used for the acute phase to decrease lung inflammation. Also, many HIVers... Read more »

Aging/AIDS/Prognosis

In the early 1990s I was diagnosed as having AIDS based on a CD4 count below 100, wasting syndrome, thrush, and several other OIs.Over the past years my CD4 count will respond to a new treatment by increasing to the upper 300 to lower 400 range for...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...hepatitis C), or incompetely suppressed virus replication (especially if there are "blips" in the viral load).Regarding the "AIDS" diagnosis, we generally do not remove it once the CD4 count rises. Until we know the extent and durability of... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Pneumocystis Pneumonia (PCP)

...What Is PCP? How Is PCP Treated? Can PCP Be Prevented? Which Drug Is Best? The Bottom Line What Is PCP? Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP or pneumocystis) is the most common opportunistic infection in people with HIV. Without... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

... What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Read more »
The Body

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 advanced Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... Read more »
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can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
...Hi; I am a 25 year male from India.In my country no one gives a proper advise about HIV/AIDS.People feel shy to talk about sex.Thats the reason I am writing to you.Doctor I had sex with a sex worker with double condom Read more »

hic

Posted by Anonymous
...No pathogens were identified. It was thought that he might have the new disease called "acquired immunodeficiency syndrome" (AIDS), but a human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) antibody test was negative. He was treated for possible Pneumocystis... Read more »

HIV acute viral syndrome on the 18th week

Posted by marinero, 1 Reply
...first week of may 2009 which is the 18th week since possible exposure, i got 4 day fever, rashes,diarrhea and muscle pain,does acute viral syndrome can occur on the 18th week? could this be hiv symptoms? Read more »

Antimicrobial & Acute Hiv

Posted by sickofit, 1 Reply
...A person is exhibiting classic signs of acute hiv ie: sore throat, swollen lymph nodes, muscle pains, general fatigue. They take the antimicrobial zithromax and have all Read more »