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caring for full blown aids friend

My friend was just diagnosed with full blown aids. The doc says he has probably been infected 8 yrs but had refused to be tested. He had a sudden onset of dementia and stroke like symptoms. I will be taking him into my home to care for him as he...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Regarding prognosis, unfortunately no one has a crystal ball and clinical courses can vary considerably from person to person with HIV/AIDS. It's worth noting that your friend has not had any treatment to date. With aggressive treatment, his... Read more »

hiv vs full blown aids

My friend just told me that his labs are at 43% and at 45% he is considered in full blown aids.... Read more »

am i already full blown AIDS or am i still HIV+

I have already been treated for TB last year and an infection in my left eye ( i think herpes)my... Read more »
Articles
Black AIDS Institute

New State of AIDS in Black America Report Recommends Full Implementation and Scale Up of Health Care Reform and National HIV/AIDS Strategy

... Los Angeles, CA -- The Black AIDS Institute ("the Institute"), the only national HIV/AIDS think tank focused exclusively on the Black community in the US, today Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Sacramento's CARES Is Full-Service Provider to HIV-Positive Patients

...by federal dollars." CARES receives $3 million per year under the Ryan White Care Act, which provides funding for low-income HIV/AIDS patients. And it operates an on-site pharmacy, which allows it to tap into the federal 340B Drug Pricing... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Over 600,000 Zimbabweans Have Full-Blown HIV/AIDS

...More than 600,000 Zimbabweans have AIDS, while about 2.1 million others are currently living with HIV, Cabinet member and Minister of Health and Child Welfare Dr. David Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FDA Grants Full Approval to J&J's HIV Drug

... Johnson & Johnson's Tibotec division has announced the Food and Drug Administration has granted full approval to its HIV drug Intelence. The twice-daily tablet, a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor that works by blocking Read more »
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Can you work full time through life with hiv/aids?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...But also read about people on disability and not working. So what I need to know is the truth. Am I going to be able to work full time forevor to support my kids? Their moms can not do it alone as single moms. I have a high paying job/career.... Read more »

Can you work full time with hiv/aids forever?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...marriage that I have very large child support payments. These ex-wives of mine do not know I have hiv. Will I be able to work full time when on meds and keep supporting these kids? These ex wives do not have jobs and rely on my support to take... Read more »

Full-blown aids to hiv+

Posted by MsStiletto, 9 Replies
...In Dec.2002 I was diagnosed with full-blown aids. I had thrush, neuropathy, CMV colitis & MAC. I had 18 Tcells & Viral load in the millions if thats possible. I now have Read more »

hiv+ not full blown AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...HIV+ not full blown AIDS!!! I have been HIV+ for about 8 or 9 years now , and Iv'e had my share of OI's all that are kept under control Read more »