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Diagnoses Of AIDS

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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 out. He has always been thin but now he is just skin and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...restore the health of folks with AIDS (immune reconstitution), as is the case with your brother.Although he will always carry the diagnosis of AIDS, what really matters as far as his mortality and morbidity is concerned is how well he has... 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

I don't see an expert who fits my question directly, but I like your approach, so I am asking a... Read more »
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Clinicians Often Fail to Test for HIV After Diagnosing AIDS-Defining Illnesses, U.S. Study Suggests

...HIV screening and monitoring among insured members diagnosed with potential AIDS-defining events, but without an existing HIV diagnosis. We used 2006 administrative claim data for eight commercial health plans. Most are PPO [preferred provider... 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

...[Gay-Related Immune Disorder] and then in 1984 with ARC [AIDS-Related Complex]. In March, 1987, he was diagnosed with KS. "Since my diagnosis I have not worked other than to do volunteer work for AIDS Project Los Angeles and look for things to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

...HIV or AIDS. The errors in the numbers also affected data used in the March 9, 2007 MMWR titled Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Diagnoses of HIV/AIDS -- 33 States, 2001-2005 . Errors in the estimated number of cases in the original article are... 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 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 »