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Just been diagnosed with HIV

Was recently tested positive, I am taking coviro and stalanev and cotrimazole as well as AMT. I have a sharp excruciating pain at the back of my right leg and now cant walk. Is this normal, should I seek medication? Can i take pain killers?My CD4...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Absolutely nothing about having HIV/AIDS is "normal." It's unfortunate your HIV/AIDS was diagnosed only "recently." Your profoundly depressed CD4 count suggests you've most likely been HIV infected for about 10 years. Delayed Read more »

Newly Diagnosed MS in HIV - where are experts?

My partner is 42 and has been positive for 14 years, very healthy, Tcells near 1000, and... 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 »
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From Me to You: Tips on Dealing With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...live longer than most people being HIV positive. But you have to acquire the knowledge. You have to get a good primary care physician. You have to have a good support network in order to deal with this. The stage in your life when you tested --... Read more »
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Recently Diagnosed With HIV? African Americans Share Their Advice

... Dealing with an HIV diagnosis on top of all of life's other challenges may seem too daunting a task to face. There's a huge community out there doing Read more »
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Tips on Dealing With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...health care. One of the big lessons that I learned with HIV -- that most of us learned -- is that it's a partnership and that doctors are not always right. A lot of times, you're the one who's got to be listening to your own body, asking... Read more »
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Clinicians Often Fail to Test for HIV After Diagnosing AIDS-Defining Illnesses, U.S. Study Suggests

...located in Woodland Hills [California]. This poster is entitled "HIV Testing and Monitoring in Privately Insured Members Recently Diagnosed With Potential AIDS Defining Events." 1 In 1993, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention... Read more »
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Hiv-diagnosis about two months ago

Posted by Noa, 7 Replies
...girls/women of more or less the same age as me, or who got infected at the same age. I'm infected since june last year, but got the diagnosis at the beginning of this year (not a very happy newyear...!). You can contact me in English, Dutch,... Read more »

hiv & working out/bodybuilding

Posted by windycitypozdude, 2 Replies
...atripla (taken once a day) and bactrin (taken m, w, f) to prevent pneumonia. my numbers are great, and i'm very healthy. my doctor has done somersaults over my progress! he's an amazing man with endless amounts of patience, knowledge and caring,... Read more »

Diagnosed with HIV and AIDS at the same time!!!!

Posted by icantbelieve, 9 Replies
Last April, viral load over 500.000 and cd4 count 191. Overwhelming. I've been sad, lonely, on meds, always tired, lost weight, appetite, no one knows, live away from my family, no partner, with an infection on my skin since April that impairs my... Read more »

On the rise 3.5 years post HIV/AIDS diagnosis

Posted by PositiveInPVD, 5 Replies
...Well, 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, Read more »