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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 system long before an infected...
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Hodgkin's Disease: What do you think about this staging and dosing?

Dear Doctor, I am a healthy 34 yo male living with HIV for almost 12 yrs now. My last tests showed an undetectable viral load and a CD4 in the 900's (IL2 study) I was diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease about 2 months ago after I discovered a...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Two very important questions about Hodgkin's disease (HD). 1) Although HD in HIV-negative patients tends to be contiguous (i.e. doesn't skip from the neck to the spleen), it is not uncommon to have such skip areas in patients who are HIV+.... Read more »

What medications are available to someone with AIDS & Stage 4 Kidney Disease

Thank you Dr. Young. I have AIDS (17 years), and now I have been diagnosed with stage 4 kidney disease. My renal doctor tells me it is because my high blood pressure was never treated by my HIV doctor. I was told that HIV does not cause kidney...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for your post.Kidney disease (or it's risk) is unfortunately not uncommon among persons living with HIV. Untreated HIV infection alone can be a risk; though other important factors, like family history, diabetes, or as in your... Read more »

SIGNS FROM HEAVEN PART II(NEW with added information) (BIRD TURDS AS HIV SIGN FROM HEAVEN, 2009)

Hi Dr Bob, I have already made a small donation, and I hope it is helpful to the foundation. Please help me as I am really freak out AGAIN! With regard to the last exposure from my previous post as attached in this it: SIGNS FROM HEAVEN (BIRD TURDS...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello One Eye Monster,Once again, your problem is OCD, not HIV. Responding to your specific questions:No.Dry blood would not transmit HIV.No.My advice is simple:Level with your wife if you have not already done so. It's not only the best way to... Read more »

hiv accute stage

hello sir , my friend got hiv infection , he is suffering with loose motions and loss of apetite . doctor saying he is in advanced stage . his immune count is 58 .is there any life risk or how long he will survive ? he is treating with viraday now...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.Your friend certainly has advanced HIV infection and symptomatic AIDS (with a very low CD4 cell count). He has however, started on a very effective first-line treatment for HIV (Viraday is also known as Atripla)-- one... 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 »

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In a sensational development that will bring hope to millions dying of Aids, 25-year-old Andrew Stimpson has miraculously tested NEGATIVE for the disease after having it for more than a year.


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Posted by sbev1981, 1 Reply
Hello All-
I am sorry to hear about your recent diagnosis. The one thing that you need to remember is that you are going to be ok!! When I first got the shocking news from my doctor in January the first thing that went through my mind is "OMG my... Read more »