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Can An Aids Diagnosis Change To Hiv Status

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Defining AIDS (HIV VERSUS AIDS DIAGNOSIS DEFINITION, 2010)

If a persons cell count bounces back up above 200, or they beat an opportunistic infection, they are still considered to have AIDS. Why is that? I found out that I had HIV 17 years ago when I became extremely ill with flu-like symptoms but I also...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...changed to HIV+. At that time my doctor was one of the tops in the field of AIDS research and treatment. I queried him about the change in diagnosis and he said CDC guideline had changed. Your answer on 5/24/05 leaves me wondering, who is right,... Read more »

Does 13% CD4 (< 14%) give me an AIDS diagnosis? (HIV VERSUS AIDS DIAGNOSIS DEFINITION 2009)

This site has really been my best source of information and education and for that I am very... Read more »

Chemo and CD-4 counts (HIV VERSUS AIDS DIAGNOSIS DEFINITION 2009)

I am a HIV+ 37 year old male who is very healthy except for fighting KS in my colon and stomach. I... Read more »
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Coping With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...ignorant of the facts about HIV -- that still discriminate against HIVers simply because of their status. HIV treatment has changed drastically in the past 15 years. Now, most people in developed countries only need to take medications once or... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Summary of Changes to the National HIV Surveillance Report

...include: As of April 2008, all states had implemented confidential name-based HIV infection reporting. This is a tremendous change in the operation of our surveillance system and requires some changes to how we display our data. However, it... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...medical exam. Those who test positive are denied residence automatically. This measure also applies to all people requesting change in residence status, including citizenship applications. Let's say you are an immigrant who has tested HIV... Read more »
The Body

From Me to You: Tips on Dealing With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

... From Me to You: Tips on Dealing With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis HIV/AIDS Advocates Offer Their Tips Click here to view our collection of tips from HIV-positive people. Read more »
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AIDS vs HIV -

Posted by 30YEAROLDMOTHER, 6 Replies
...wanted to see if anyone knows. IF I (just say me for example) Had unprotected sex with a men that has AIDS Vs HIV is there a high change that I would get the virus? See this whole AIDS or HIV can get you mixed up. Read more »

HIV/AIDS & The Delivery of Bad News - A Research S

Posted by Dolbylife, 2 Replies
...and the communication between patient and care provider. I am particularly interested in looking at communication about HIV/AIDS diagnosis and the effects of the diagnosis. I am hoping to learn more about this kind of communication and offer... Read more »

I was told I am HIV+ by phone A Research Study

Posted by Dolbylife
...and the communication between patient and care provider. I am particularly interested in looking at communication about HIV/AIDS diagnosis and the effects of the diagnosis. I am hoping to learn more about this kind of communication and offer... Read more »

I was told I am HIV+ by phone A Research Study

Posted by Dolbylife
...and the communication between patient and care provider. I am particularly interested in looking at communication about HIV/AIDS diagnosis and the effects of the diagnosis. I am hoping to learn more about this kind of communication and offer... Read more »