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Can A Person Die From Hiv

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Person Dies in Immigration Detention Center; Family to File Wrongful Death Suit Against Government, Los Angeles Times Reports

A 23-year-old HIV-positive person, Victor Arrelano, recently died while in custody at an immigration detention center in San Pedro, Calif., the Los Angeles Times reports. Arrelano's family plans to file a wrongful death suit against the U.S.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Low-Income HIV-Positive People More Likely to Die Than Counterparts With Higher Incomes, Study Says

Low-income HIV-positive people are more likely to die than HIV-positive people who have higher incomes and more education, according to a study published in the November issue of the Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved , United... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Living With HIV, Dying of Tuberculosis

HIV does not kill people. People living with HIV/AIDS die of opportunistic infections. This is a basic medical principle that anyone on anti-retroviral (ARV) therapy can tell you -- but 25 years into the HIV/AIDS pandemic global leaders seem to not... Read more »
Ask the Experts

how many people die from HIV in 2008 (HIV/AIDS SURVIVAL)

Hi Bob,l am recently infected with hiv and and live in Australia, 36 years old and my hiv specialist told me hardly no one dies of hiv-aids anymore in Australia, he said maybe 10% of pepole with HIV die in 2008 in auz,but people infected in 2008...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey there Aussie Dude (or Dudette?),How many people die from HIV in 2008? Well, if you are asking how many HIV/AIDS-related deaths will occur worldwide (or in the Land Down Under) in 2008, we obviously don't know yet, because it's only... Read more »

Is Saliva HIV transmiter...Question that never dies...

Hi dr Bob,It is really magnificient what u do in order to help people...i think it is a lot of positive karma for u!!!Man, i have a fear. I had an oral sex with a guy, he gave me his condom (it was good one not to make the advertisment here, but i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You are correct: yours is a QTND (Question That Never Dies). The thing about QTND is that they have ATNC (Answers That Never Change). Consequently I'll just repost several questions from the archives about saliva. If you have questions... Read more »

symptoms=hiv-=diseases=die early...

I believe once you have symptoms of hiv you are doomed even with negative results. Just rememberthe hiv tests are not 100% accurate so symptoms = hiv+ period. Once you have symptoms, you will have all kind of diseases in your life the same diseases...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
You are so wrong. I believe that most people who develop symptoms of HIV after a risky encounter despite being HIV negative do so because of worry, and your posting does not help. Most everyone is familiar with the most common signs of HIV and... Read more »

Why are ppl with hiv/aids still dying in 2005 by the thousands in the US.

HelloI have been poz for 6 yrs now and i still worry about dying all the time. I wonder how i will die. When i will die. What are the main causes of death in the US amongst hivers. Is it resistance, late treatment, refusal of meds, organ...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your thoughtful post.The World Health Organization and Centers for Disease Control estimate that there are about 40 million persons living with HIV/AIDS in the world; 1 million persons in the US. Most recent estimates indicate that there... Read more »
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Living with HIV not dying from it.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am living with HIV not dying from it. At first people generally think that it is a death sentence when you are Diagnosed with HIV. WEll I thought that was at first too. But just because my immune system isn't working at its maximun doesn't mean... Read more »

dying with anxiety pls help

Posted by 456, 2 Replies
Dear All,
After an exposure to HIV in 2012 I did a HIV test last month . My test came back negative. But my fears havent gone away When I'm having my blood drawn process I couldn't see that nurse changed the needle of previous person(who tested +... Read more »

Know someone who died of PML/Liver Failure?

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
Hey guys,

Just recently, a number of people I know who have been HIV+ for more than 20 years have died of Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy(PML) and liver failure. I wonder if anyone else had similiar experience?

Cheers,

ScotCharles Read more »

There are so many still dying even on med. why?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Why do the docs and many people say that if you catch it early you can live a full life. I just talked with 10 pos people who say that many are still dying and all of them have had good medical care. I want to believe that we will live for along... Read more »