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Cervical Cancer Treatment And Prognosis

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Cancers

...Trouble eating and swallowing Gastrointestinal tract: Diarrhea Cramping Bleeding Lungs: Breathing problems Bad cough Diagnosis Biopsy (sample of tissue taken and examined under microscope) "Good prognosis" KS: No internal organ involvement CD4 count greater than 200 cells No history of opportunistic infections (or AIDS diagnosis) "Poor prognosis" KS: Tumor in organs, or very bulky (ulcerated) CD4...
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prognosis for us all (LIFE EXPECTANCY) (PROGNOSIS)

dr. bob,hope the wedding went well! congrats. i wanted to ask you about the prognosis for long term med use in relation to life expectancy. i have read quite a bit and it's always very interesting to say the least. i know you can't give a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...to the pandemic. However, I tend to doubt that is the real emphasis of your query, right? I assume you're more interested in prognosis, wondering more how many of us will live rather than how many of us are going to be pushing up daisies any time... Read more »

MAC MAI prognosis

Let me start by saying, I know I am asking a question that may not be good for others to see an answer to and if you want please respond to my email if you don't want to respond in the public forum.My daughter has been HIV positive for 12 years (she...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'm sorry to hear about your daughter's situation. The likely outcome if she is not willing to take medicines is that she will succumb to AIDS-related opportunistic infections. MAC (mycobacterium avian complex) is a very serious condition in... Read more »

what is the prognosis for no treatment

HiIf i choose not to get treated at all how long can I expect to live. I would seriously like an answer. If not on the forum then to my e-mail address.Thanks very much.Dan
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Dear Dan,This depends. Survival is closely linked to the CD4 cell count and the rate of the CD4 cell count decline is dependent on the viral load. So, if you have a low CD4 or a high viral load you are at greatest risk of infection, cancer or... Read more »

Whats the out look on HIV treatment and long-term prognosis?

I am aware that Hiv treatment has improved since the introduction of HAART.However, as a suffer of HIV and although not on medication I have a few questions I require to be answered if possible..1) How toxic are the combinations and are they real...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
The treatment of HIV infection has advanced to the point now that the majority of patients that need therapy can be treated with a regimen that that is extremely well tolerated, often to the degree that no medication side effects are discernable.... Read more »
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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

In the general population, anal cancer is a rare disease. Few people knew about it before Farrah Fawcett made public her struggle with the illness. Among men who have sex with men (MSM), and especially HIV-positive MSM, the incidence of anal cancer... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

HIV-Positive Women and Gynecological Problems Certain gynecological (GYN) conditions are more common, more serious and/or more difficult to treat in HIV-positive women than HIV-negative women. If left untreated, some GYN infections can develop... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Viral Load Tests

..."negative" for 2 to 6 months after HIV infection. (See Fact Sheet 102 for more information on HIV antibody testing.) For prognosis , viral load can help predict how long someone will stay healthy. The higher the viral load, the faster HIV... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

Table of Contents Fat in the Body Switching HIV Drugs Fat Loss in the Face Temporary Facial Fillers Permanent Facial Fillers Taking Care of Yourself Fat in the Body Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an... Read more »
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Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

SURVEY:How does social stigma affect your coping?

Posted by HIVstigmastudy
...Coping with HIV/AIDS: How the Perception of Stigmatization Affects Adherence to Medical Treatment and Disease Prognosis http://hivstigmastudy.webs.com/ My name is Eric, a graduate student at DePaul University in Chicago, IL. I am working on Read more »

Coping with HIV/AIDS? Participate in this survey!

Posted by HIVstigmastudy
...Coping with HIV/AIDS: How the Perception of Stigmatization Affects Adherence to Medical Treatment and Disease Prognosis http://hivstigmastudy.webs.com/ My name is Eric, a graduate student at DePaul University in Chicago, IL. I am working on Read more »