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Dying Process Of An Hiv Patient

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ghana: 12,000 Kumasi HIV/AIDS Patients Dying

Early in 2012, a section of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) that served 12,000 HIV/AIDS patients in Ghana's Ashanti region closed for renovation. Hospital authorities stated the renovations were necessary to correct structural defects that... Read more »
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Common Application for HIV Patient Assistance Program Expedites Application Process for Lifesaving Drugs

The Common Patient Assistance Program Application (CPAPA), announced by Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius at the International AIDS Conference in July, went into effect today. This single common application allows uninsured... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas: At Samaritan House, the Focus Is on Living

Samaritan House was originally conceived in 1991 as a hospice for those dying with HIV/AIDS. Today, the Forth Worth organization is a thriving group concentrated on living. "There wasn't much hope then," said Steve Dutton, who joined the... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Why are ppl with hiv/aids still dying in 2005 by the thousands in the US.

HelloI have been poz for 6 yrs now and i still worry about dying all the time. I wonder how i will die. When i will die. What are the main causes of death in the US amongst hivers. Is it resistance, late treatment, refusal of meds, organ...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your thoughtful post.The World Health Organization and Centers for Disease Control estimate that there are about 40 million persons living with HIV/AIDS in the world; 1 million persons in the US. Most recent estimates indicate that there... Read more »

are we living or dying

Hey Dr. Bob,I'm recently diagnosed HIV positive. Not exactly sure when I got it. The bottom line is are those of us infected living or dying??? I thought you would be one of the few people who would give us an honest answer!Mr. X...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Mr. X (not to be confused with "Madame X," one of my favorite old movies), you pose what would seem to be a straightforward question; however, in reality, the answer is anything but! I can't tell you the incredible number of... Read more »

Why are people still dying of AIDS with the incredible meds available today?

This may sound like a stupid question, but why are people still dying of AIDS? I am 31, seroconverted two years ago. I chose to start treatment right away. I am excercising regularly, eating healthy (don't even remember when I had...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Throughout the world the major reason why people are still dying is due to lack of access to effective antiretroviral medications-a shameful situation (estimated that > 90% of persons who should be on meds are not). In my practice setting (inner... Read more »

Swollen Lymph glands and dying

Why are people still dying of Aids , does this mean that the Aids drugs are not working . second question : What is the life expectancy of someone who have swollen glands but is already taking medication...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The main reason why so many people still are dying of AIDS is that perhaps up to 95% of persons with AIDS are not being treated worldwide. In 1996 the death rate in my clinic plummetted 90% and has remained low every since. Some of my patients... Read more »
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Living with HIV not dying from it.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am living with HIV not dying from it. At first people generally think that it is a death sentence when you are Diagnosed with HIV. WEll I thought that was at first too. But just because my immune system isn't working at its maximun doesn't mean... Read more »

Dying from AIDS for lack of medicine

Posted by BabyPeanut, 3 Replies

Dying from AIDS for lack of medicine

More than 36 million people are living with HIV or AIDS. Ninety percent are living in developing countries where the high prices of medications are effectively condemning them to death. Without drastic changes to...
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Living With HIV Not Dying With HIV:

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Living With HIV Not Dying With HIV:

I am a 32yr old GWM living with Hiv for the past eight years i
have tried the drugs with no success and then i went the natural
way and viral load has been... Read more »

dying with anxiety pls help

Posted by 456, 2 Replies
Dear All,
After an exposure to HIV in 2012 I did a HIV test last month . My test came back negative. But my fears havent gone away When I'm having my blood drawn process I couldn't see that nurse changed the needle of previous person(who tested +... Read more »