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Can Aids Revert Back To Hiv

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rochester, N.Y., Residents Urge AIDS Rochester to Close Needle-Exchange Center, Revert to Mobile Units

Neighborhood and business groups in Rochester, N.Y., have urged AIDS Rochester to close its needle-exchange program center and revert to using mobile units to distribute clean needles, the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle reports. AIDS... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Global AIDS: Back to the Past?

Summary The new affordability of treatment in poor countries made possible the unprecedented high-level mobilization against global AIDS earlier this year, by transforming AIDS in poor regions from an unsolvable tragedy to a moral issue and chance... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Religious Leaders Back Ndungane Attack on South Africa over HIV/AIDS Drug

Religious leaders have backed the archbishop of Cape Town's attack on the government for not providing antiretroviral drugs to pregnant women and rape victims. Anglican Archbishop Njongonkulu Ndungane, speaking at the opening of a new HIV research... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV+ to AIDS and back to HIV+??

Dear Dr.I have been positive more than 20 years. There have been ups and downs throughout those years, the downs being mostly in the latter half. I was officially diagnosed with "AIDS" about 8 years ago when I had wasting (50 pounds loss...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
I personally do not like to spend a lot of time focusing on the diagnosis of "AIDS." I find it much for useful to consider how a given patient is doing at the present time. Everyone with HIV is "HIV+" so this is a non issue;... Read more »

Sadly, I have to revert to you

Dear Doctor I hate doing this. I know it is the wrong forum and NY Jack will be annoyed with me. I read your column daily and I share many of the sentiments with the other readers - You truly understand. I have written several times to the other...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Hopefully NY Jack will forgive us both! You received oral sex from a lady and hated every bit of it??? Are you sure she was doing it right??? OK, never mind. Receiving oral sex is relatively low risk. Your symptoms are not all that suggestive of... Read more »

Once Diagnosed With Aids Can You Go Back To HIV Diagnose?

I am confused! In 1996 I was tcount of 196 so was diagnosedwith aids. And told that from then on I would be classified as having aids no matter what my levels were. then went on different types of regimes and still meds stop working and some...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Once you have a diagnosis of AIDS, you have that diagnosis forever. Your doctor is mistaken. Disability is not my area of expertise, so I'm not going to try to give you input on that.... Read more »

can a person go from aids back to hiv

if i was diagnoised with aids with a low CD4 count placed on the meds and now have been undetectable with a high CD4 count for over 7 years, can i go from having aids back to just having hiv? will i have a longer more normal life?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Although you can not go from an "AIDS" diagnosis back to "HIV positive," this will not affect your morbidity or mortality. See below. Dr. BobChemo and CD-4 counts (HIV VERSUS AIDS DIAGNOSIS DEFINITION 2009) Jun 22, 2009I am a... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Year in Review: Looking Back on 2010

Posted by bartleby
So much has happened this past year. We're rolling out end-of-the-year reviews. So check it out!

You'll find:

Top HIV/AIDS Clinical Developments of 2010

The Buzz Factor: Most Talked-About Stories on TheBody.com in 2010

and you can even vote for your... Read more »

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 1 month back. The condom... Read more »

HIV and Nutrition fighting back

Posted by Atlanta2005, 1 Reply
Ever since I lost my lover and a few friends when no meds were available, I have been following the frontlines and behind the lines of HIV. Its been 20 years. I am not an expert, but I know more about a lot of things than my own doctor does. And I... Read more »

Going back into the HIV closet.

Posted by Mike_B, 5 Replies
I started being more open about my HIV status about a year ago. I thought it would help with my guilt and shame. It hasn't. On the contrary, I feel more isolated and alone than ever. Therefore, I am going back "into the closet" with my HIV. ... Read more »