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Diagnosed with AIDS & pnuemona lifespan?

...My boyfriend is 26 years and he was just diagnosed with AIDs after developing pneumonia. He has lost 20-30 pounds over the prior 3-4 months from chronic diareah which he never got checked...HAART treatment. My question is with is his lifespan...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...could be extremely enlightening and helpful for him. Dr. BobAIDS to HIV - CD4 Count Dec 21, 2009I just found out my brother was diagnosed with AIDS last year. He was admitted to the hospital with a CD4 count of 2. He's now substantially about... Read more »

Diagnosed with AIDS

...My brother is in prison and was recently diagnosed with AIDS. His CD4 count was 50 and his viral... Read more »

Once Diagnosed with AIDS

...approach, so I am asking a simple question. Once diagnosed with AIDS, will you always be... Read more »
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Clinicians Often Fail to Test for HIV After Diagnosing AIDS-Defining Illnesses, U.S. Study Suggests

...[opportunity] to send the HIV test once [these potentially HIV-infected patients are] identified. Were these people eventually diagnosed with HIV? That remains to be seen. We haven't followed up the patients [over] time, but it will be... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

In Somalia, Diagnosing AIDS Can Be Risky

...seminar in early February, she heard of a birth attendant in Kismayo who had tested a pregnant woman for HIV. The patient was diagnosed HIV-positive, and "the husband accused the birth attendant of infecting his wife," she said. "The birth... Read more »
HIV Coalition (HIVCO)

Suggestions for Those Diagnosed With AIDS

...if what I do will work for anyone else (or even for myself), but I feel that one must be in control." Well, so you have been diagnosed with AIDS! What now? AIDS is a life-threatening illness that will take control of your life if you let it.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Update to Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Diagnoses of HIV/AIDS -- 33 States, 2001-2005

...including ensuring that federal prevention resources are expended where the need is greatest; 2) increasing opportunities for diagnosing and treating HIV, including encouraging more blacks to know their HIV serostatus; 3) developing new,... Read more »
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My Uncle has just been diagnosed with AIDS

Posted by brighteyes7213, 5 Replies
...the hospital. There they told him that he has not only pnuemonia but his liver has completely failed and the he has full blown AIDS. They think that he has had it for 4 years due to how advanced it is. He is a insulin dependant diabetic as well.... Read more »

Husband just diagnosed with AIDS

Posted by jillymae06, 8 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 Read more »

My dad was just diagnosed with advanced AIDS

Posted by ontariogirl, 5 Replies
...after getting his blood test results. Even though I knew in theory that he was likely HIV + I was devastated to hear he's been diagnosed with "full-blown" AIDS as he put it. His life has been hell for a long time, and I'm afraid he won't even... 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 »