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Getting Infected From Someone Who Is Recently Diagnosed With Hiv

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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.

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...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 »

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,... 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... 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 »

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 »

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 »