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Diagnosed With AIDS

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Once Diagnosed With Aids Can You Go Back To HIV Diagnose?

I am confused! In 1996 I was tcount of 196 so was diagnosedwith aids. And told that from then on I would be classified as having aids no matter what my levels were. then went on different types of regimes and still meds stop working and some...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Once you have a diagnosis of AIDS, you have that diagnosis forever. Your doctor is mistaken. Disability is not my area of expertise, so I'm not going to try to give you input on that.... Read more »

recently diagnosed with Aids

stop using the drugs 19 years ago, he was reacently diagnosed with Aids, how come in all of those... Read more »

once diagnosed with aids

does it ever change to hiv+ and these white and black... Read more »

Clinicians Often Fail to Test for HIV After Diagnosing AIDS-Defining Illnesses, U.S. Study Suggests

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV researchers and read her explanation of a study she presented at CROI 2009. My... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

In Somalia, Diagnosing AIDS Can Be Risky

Officials with the UN and charities note the difficulties of fighting HIV/AIDS in Somalia, which has been without a central government for 15 years. Some dangerous areas are off limits to UN and Western agencies, but screening someone for HIV can be... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Number of Newly Diagnosed HIV/AIDS Cases in 2007 Reaches Record High in Japan

The number of newly diagnosed HIV cases in Japan reached a record high of 1,048 in 2007, according to data released Tuesday by the government's AIDS Surveillance Committee, Kyodo News reports. The number of newly diagnosed AIDS cases was 400 in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michigan: Ferndale-Based Nonprofit Provides Support to Community Members Diagnosed With HIV/AIDS

The Ferndale, Mich., nonprofit Wings Michigan was formed to help individuals cope after they were diagnosed with HIV infection. With the help of donations, volunteers at Wings Michigan have provided a cottage retreat on the banks of Lake Huron for... Read more »
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Husband just diagnosed with AIDS

Posted by jillymae06, 9 Replies
My husband of 13 years has just been diagnosed with AIDS... we skipped the HIV+ part and went right to full-blown AIDS. I am scared and angry at the same time. He has battled oral thrush for over a year now and his first doctor never suggested an... Read more »

My husband was diagnosed with AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My husband was recently diagnosed with AIDS when he came down
with PCP. This has been a devastating blow. My first HIV test
came back negative. What is going to happen? I have so many
questions and so few answers. Our (new) doctor put him on the
'coc... Read more »

questions for someone just diagnosed with AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
My boyfriend of 4 years has just been diagnosed with AIDS. He is un-insured/ undocumented and in the hospital(in Los Angeles) and is currently battling toxoplasmosis. He has a very low CD4 count of 23 I want to do what I can do help him. I... Read more »

husband diagnosed with AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
This must have been the hardest week of my life. I just returned from a trip back to America (I live in Thailand), and wasn't home but only two days when my husband went into a siezure. We got him to the hospital, and first they thought he was a... Read more »