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Coping With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

... Advice for the Newly Diagnosed Damaries Cruz Diagnosed in 1991 "When I was diagnosed I had to find a way to turn this horrible thing, this negative thing, into a positive. I had a choice: I could sit there and cry and let this thing eat me alive
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New HIV/AIDS diagnoses, pneumonia (PCP), please help!

We've heard so many different things so far with the entire host of medical staff in the hospital, primary doctor with no real knowledge of AIDS, and only speaking with social worker otherwise: Brief Hx: Admitted to hospital Nov 1 with severe lung...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...He needs HIV treatment immediately. I don't understand the delay until January. This is absolutely not acceptable. Vitamins are not the answer. Read more »

schizophrenia and HIV/AIDS diagnosis late stage

we recently found my son who has been missing for 3 years. he has schizophrenia which ia 1 reason why we could not find him. He is 31 and has been in the streets. I got a call from harborview and they had him in because he had collapsed and needed...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...am so happy for you that you found your son! Don't despair, there is a lot you can do for him. Many people respond great to HIV medications and have amazing recoveries.Make sure he gets on HIV medications right away. Atripla (Sustiva+Truvada),... Read more »

Is this normal - has my HIV diagnosis really sunk in?

I got diagnosed with HIV three weeks ago, after experiencing swollen lymph glands - my husband is negative. My initial shock lasted like 5 -10 min. We both took a week free from work and studies. Now we are back to our daily lives. I live in a...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
...partner who is very supportive. Both are really important in staying healthy. Something as significant as hearing you are HIV+ requires a long process of adaptation and acceptance. Your initial shock may have only lasted a few minutes, but... Read more »

Does 13% CD4 (< 14%) give me an AIDS diagnosis? (HIV VERSUS AIDS DIAGNOSIS DEFINITION 2009)

This site has really been my best source of information and education and for that I am very grateful...Thank you! I've recently been diagnosed with HIV and I can't seem to get my head around the numbers and what they mean? From what I can tell,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the future. Good luck. Be well. Dr. Bob AIDS diagnosis (HIV VERSUS AIDS DIAGNOSIS DEFINITION) Mar 12, 2008 12 months ago I was diagnosed with AIDS as a result of an NHL diagnosis. My CD4 was 40 and VL was 750,000. After 12 mos, my CD4 is 274, VL... Read more »
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From Me to You: Tips on Dealing With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...and and gather strength from people living with HIV. Download Audio Jack Mackenroth, New York City, diagnosed in 1990 I would definitely say, first of all, take a deep breath. Don't freak out too much. There's a lot of... Read more »
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Tips on Dealing With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...HIV/AIDS field, have shared experiences and advice in response to the question: What Would You Say to Someone Who's Just Been Diagnosed With HIV? Read on for samplings of wisdom from a diverse range of men in our community. Gary,... Read more »
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From Me to You: Tips on Dealing With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...from HIV-positive people. Download Audio Juana Clarke, Waterbury Hospital, Waterbury, Conn. Getting diagnosed with HIV doesn't have to be the end of your life. That's the first thing. There are medications; there are... Read more »
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From Me to You: Tips on Dealing With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...Conn. We have the Waterbury Hospital Infectious Disease Clinic at our hospital. >','Read Less >>');">Read MoreĀ >> Getting diagnosed with HIV doesn't have to be the end of your life. That's the first thing. There are medications; there are... Read more »
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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 »

Hiv-diagnosis about two months ago

Posted by Noa, 7 Replies
...girls/women of more or less the same age as me, or who got infected at the same age. I'm infected since june last year, but got the diagnosis at the beginning of this year (not a very happy newyear...!). You can contact me in English, Dutch,... Read more »

Just got diagnosed with HIV

Posted by lgb, 3 Replies
...Hey all I'm just a 20 year old guy, who was just diagnosed with hiv about two weeks ago, and I am also in the military reserves. At the beginning I was fine with it, I didnt feel like 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 Read more »