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Can You Die From AIDS

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

About 7,200 People in India Have Died of AIDS-Related Causes Since 1986, Country's AIDS Director Says

At least 7,200 people in India have died of AIDS-related causes since the country began recording cases in 1986, S.Y. Quraishi, director of the country's National AIDS Control Organization , said on Sunday, Reuters India reports. However, the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Malawi: AIDS Groups Welcome President's Disclosure That Brother Died of AIDS

On Wednesday, the Malawi Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS, the Malawi Network of AIDS Support Organization, and the National Association of People Living with HIV/AIDS issued a joint statement praising President Bakili Muluzi's acknowledgement... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Women Who Become Pregnant Less Likely to Develop AIDS, Die of AIDS-Related Causes, Study Says

HIV-positive women who become pregnant are less likely to develop AIDS or die of AIDS-related causes than HIV-positive women who do not become pregnant, according to a study published in the Oct. 1 issue of the Journal of Infectious Diseases , VOA... Read more »
Ask the Experts

how quickly one dies from aids

My brother is in prison and we are now being told he is dying of aids. My sister saw him in Oct. of 99 and he appeared to be fine. Now only 5 months later we are being told he doesn't have long to live. Is this possible? We fear he was...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
I am sorry but you are asking some medical questions which I am not qualified to respond to since I am not a doctor. It does sound strange to me that you have not been allowed to visit him except for the once time you describe. I would urge you to... Read more »

Why are people still dying of AIDS with the incredible meds available today?

This may sound like a stupid question, but why are people still dying of AIDS? I am 31, seroconverted two years ago. I chose to start treatment right away. I am excercising regularly, eating healthy (don't even remember when I had...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Throughout the world the major reason why people are still dying is due to lack of access to effective antiretroviral medications-a shameful situation (estimated that > 90% of persons who should be on meds are not). In my practice setting (inner... Read more »

Sad/Partner dying of AIDS

My partner is in a nursing home dying of aids. He also was diagnosed with PML. He was dishonest about his status with me. He is in San Diego and because of finances I had to move back to Portland, OR to stay with my Father. I have alot of...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
It is understandable to feel distrusting after you have been deceived by someone close to you. Feelings of sadness and anxiety are a normal response to learning about a betrayal.However, there are some lessons to learn. You may want to re-evaluate... Read more »

do you die from just aids

I had had a aunt that died from aids.The doctor said that she didn't die from just aids alone.she had been sick with the flu and she had cancer.Everyone that I asked didn't have an answer for me.Does everyone with aids die of aids? Or does...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. Not everyone with AIDS will die of thedisease, but many will. AIDS is definetely a deadly disease. Most peoplewho die from AIDS itself usually die from one of the opportunistic diseasesthat are seen in persons... Read more »
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Dying from AIDS for lack of medicine

Posted by BabyPeanut, 3 Replies

Dying from AIDS for lack of medicine

More than 36 million people are living with HIV or AIDS. Ninety percent are living in developing countries where the high prices of medications are effectively condemning them to death. Without drastic changes to...
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My brother died from aids

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My brother died from aids in 1993 so I want to help anyone I can. If you have hiv or aids or if your loved one does I want to talk to you. My web sites are:
Hope... Read more »

my mother died of AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was born 18 years ago, my mother died 3 months later.
I didn't know here but I miss here verry much.
I realy blame myself, becausse if I wasn't born she would of life longer.
Everybody says that she would died anyway, but I just wanted to know... Read more »

Memorialize people who have died of AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
I'm shooting wildly in the dark, trying to light a candle.
This is a very cool TV event that we hope to take nationwide.
We are in need of help.
But we DO NOT NEED YOUR MONEY. We need your time.

Our annual WORLD AIDS DAY television memorial is still... Read more »