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just diagnosed

I was diagnosed anaemic in 2005 but suspect i have been for the most part of my life. I am 19 and recently been given an HIV diagnosis on my first ever HIV test. Never had any symptoms before linked to HIV and am not in the high risk group. Is there...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...turn are a subset of white blood cells. Consequently, anemia would not account for a low CD4 count.Regarding your recent HIV diagnosis, if you've had no HIV exposure risk, your test could be a false positive. You should have the test (and a... Read more »

Newly Diagnosed Undetectable Without Meds

Hi - am a treatment-naive newly diagnosed HIV + Male. At first diagnosis my CD4 was 1400 and... Read more »

Newly diagnosed with high viral load

I'm an 18 year old HIV + male. I was diagnosed as of December and I just got my CD4 count and viral... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission and High Rates of Late Diagnoses Among Adults Aged 50 Years and Over

...estimate the age at which they became infected. The research team undertook comparative national analyses between individuals diagnosed at age 50 and older versus those diagnosed at ages younger than 50. CD4 cell count at diagnosis was used to... Read more »
The Body

My Message to the Newly Diagnosed

...medications and ended it with me getting engaged . So the last year was a roller coaster of sorts. If you are just recently newly diagnosed I am sure going into the new year you are confused and are going through a lot of emotions while you... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Questions and Answers: The 15% Increase in HIV Diagnoses From 2004-2007 in 34 States and General Surveillance Report Questions

...were previously unreported. As states continue to implement revised surveillance practices, the annual numbers of reported and diagnosed cases of HIV infection are likely to fluctuate. Electronic lab reporting of viral loads and CD4 counts... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in HIV Diagnoses for Women in the United States

...with HIV (not AIDS), approximately 29 percent are women. The investigators in the current report used data on all HIV cases diagnosed 1999-2004 for adult and adolescent women at least age 13 and reported to CDC from 33 states with confidential... Read more »
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Newly Diagnosed

Posted by JoshColo, 1 Reply
...Hello everyone. I feel as if I've been on a roller coaster ride since my diagnosis at the end of April. I've been through all kinds of emotions, everything from anger to beating myself up to shock and fear. Read more »

Diagnosed yesterday

Posted by john33, 6 Replies
i just got tested ( a regular thing) but got back a postive result. now i'm not sure what i should be thinking or feeling,. i've got my first appointment with a doctor tommorrow and that's all i know. anyone got any advice Read more »

Just Diagnosed 12/12

Posted by dotman32, 15 Replies
So many emotions. So many ups and downs. Plus physically just not feeling all that great. I learned 12/12 that I'm positive. Think I was infected 11/12. Ugh. Just don't know what to make of things right now. I've told a few friends and... Read more »

just diagnosed

Posted by uncertain, 4 Replies
...Hello to all. i was just diagnosed with HIV. it has been a lot to take in and I have all kinds of mixed emotions. I have been depressed and even had thoughts of Read more »