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Changes Between Hiv And Aids

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The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...Lipodystrophy? Can Lipodystrophy Be Treated? Caring for Yourself What Is Lipodystrophy? Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted changes in body fat that are experienced by many HIV+ people.Lipodystrophy can also include changes in fat and sugar levels in the blood ofHIV+ people. Although there is no official definition of lipodystrophy in HIV, it isgenerally broken down into two...
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HIV to AIDS immune system

Hello Dr. McGovern, can you tell me what changes occur in the immune system when an HIV patient becomes an AIDS patient?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...count less than 200 cells or the onset of a particular type of illness that suggests a weakened immune system. Please refer your HIV questions to the HIV forum. Read more »

.when hiv change to aids

when we can say that hiv change to aids and how long it take usually to change.thank you.
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...system, and the type of virus the got. It can take anywhere from a year or two to many years, if at all, depending on whether HIV treatment is started. Read more »

IS HIV/AIDS TRANSMISSION POSSIBLE??

I want to start by saying thank you for the support you give to all of the members of this site. I'm going to admit this is a far fetched question, but, it has been on my mind. A couple of weeks ago I was at a friends apartment. His roommate...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,HIV via ice cubes and Jack Daniels??? What makes you think that question is far fetched? It's a completely and utterly impossible Read more »

HIV and Aids

Hi Dr. What is the difference between HIV and Aids
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I've addressed this question a number of times before. Check out the archives for a more detailed response.Briefly, everyone who has AIDS has HIV infection; however, not everyone who is infected with HIV Read more »
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The Body

This Month in HIV: 2009 Update on Body Shape Changes and HIV/AIDS

... Body shape changes are some of the most frustrating complications of HIV and HIV medications. Whether it's the loss of cheeks or the sudden swollen midsection, people with HIV have been mostly dealing Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

GlobalPost Examines Ukraine's Changing HIV/AIDS Population, Government Response

... GlobalPost reports on HIV/AIDS in Ukraine, "already the country hardest-hit in Europe, with an estimated 360,000" cases. The news service reports, "experts Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

"Profound" Changes in HIV/AIDS Epidemic Since 1980s, Opinion Piece Says

...former editorial writer and national correspondent for the New York Times , writes in an essay examining the changes in the HIV/AIDS epidemic since the 1980s, during which Tony Kushner's Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Angels in America" is set... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Institute of Medicine Recommends Changes for People With HIV/AIDS to Qualify for Disability

...Security Administration on updating its Listings of Impairments -- a tool that helps SSA quickly assess whether someone with HIV or another condition qualifies for benefits. The HIV/AIDS listings were last updated in 1993. The following are the... Read more »
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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 »

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

Posted by Dolbylife, 2 Replies
...HIV/AIDS & The Delivery of Bad News - A Research Study https://www.surveymonkey.com/had A few years ago, when I was 24 yrs Read more »

Have I Gone from HIV to AIDS? HELP!!!!

Posted by CLT, 4 Replies
...a prescription for Atripla. Thank GOD I have good insurance and will be able to afford the drugs. Questions? Do I now have AIDS? Will things be instantly better once I start meds this weekend? Anyone out there on Atripla who has NEVER been on... Read more »

Great resource for HIV/AIDS and ADA

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...http://www.jan.wvu.edu/media/aids.htm This site has a somewhat helpful booklet that includes some suggestions on reasonable accomodations for people with HIV/AIDS. Some of the accomodations are silly, and some are very good indeed. The... Read more »