Behaviour Change After Hiv Aids Diagnosis
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University of Miami School of MedicineIf you're concerned, then why not talk to him about it. Ask him how he handles this issue with these other partners. The worst that could happen is that he may tell you to mind your own business. The best outcome would be that you may have some... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Congratulations on your improved health status. Regarding the AIDS diagnosis, that remains even if your CD4 count rises above the 200 mark. (See below.) As far as how much immune reconstitution (rise in CD4 count) you can expect on effective... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,A CD4% less than 14% is an AIDS-qualifying condition, even if the absolute CD4 count is still above 200. Consequently yes, you do have AIDS. Does it make any difference? No, not really. HIV disease comprises a spectrum from the early, often... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,First off, 55+ is not an "oldie" and can still be a "goodie" (as well as a "hottie!"). Next, I agree folks shouldn't get hung up on labels, particularly HIV versus AIDS. AIDS is a somewhat arbitrary definition... Read more »
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Posted by PositiveInPVD, 5 RepliesWell, just some words of encouragement for anyone who is particularly new to this whole thing. After diagnosis in Dec 2002 when I was in very bad shape by the time we found out it was HIV (CD4 = 50, VL >650,000, thrush, wasting, all that bad... Read more »
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Posted by Hneedlove, 1 ReplyMy advice to someone who just found out that they're positive would be to tell them, don't feel like it's your fault that you made a mistake, and it's your fault and that life is over.
Life is not over. Seek support wherever you can get it, from... Read more »
Posted by sunkyst, 5 RepliesI am really out of my mind with worry. I am a 34 year old gay man and I had sex back on Feb 11 with a guy I met online.
I was the passive partner and this guy topped me. I think the condom may have broken during intercourse and the guy may have... Read more »
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