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Dizziness and general HIV things

I have been HIV+ for 5-6 years, and went to get formally tested this past July. My cd count as of July was 294 and my viral load was 27,000. My question is, lately I have been feeling funny in the head, fatigued. I started taking 1000 mcg of B-12...
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
...symptoms are fairly nonspecific and could be from many different things. Given your current numbers, I would recommend starting HIV treatment now. Read more »

Do general blood test also test for HIV/AIDS?

I had two blood tests done recently for mono and strep throat. Would these tests show if I had... Read more »

NEVER asked before: General Anaesthesia during HIV seroconversion

Bob, Just a quickie..does general anaesthesia of 1-2 hours during window period ( 2 weeks post... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

IOM Outlines Strategy for U.S. Global HIV/AIDS Program Assessment

... An Institutes of Medicine report outlines the organization's strategic approach to the evaluation of U.S. global HIV/AIDS programs -- an assessment mandated by the reauthorization of PEPFAR in 2008. According to the report, the IOM will begin... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Commitments to Global HIV/AIDS Programs Falter for "First Time in 15 Years," UNAIDS Chief Says

...executive director delivered the keynote address at the 63rd U.N. DPI/NGO conference ," UNAIDS adds, noting "U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon opened the health-themed conference with a video message in which he underscored the many gains... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS 2010 Opinions: U.S. Funding for Global HIV/AIDS Programs; Empowering Women, Girls in Fight Against HIV/AIDS

... Global Health Leaders Respond to Recent New York Times' Opinion Pieces Two global health leaders respond to AIDS-related opinion pieces in the New York Times letters section. The first letter, Ambassador Eric Goosby, U.S. Global AIDS Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Blog: U.S. Global HIV, TB Programs Underfunded; More Investment Needed

...Infectious Diseases Center for Global Health Policy's " Science Speaks " blog. It outlines the funding provisions for global HIV/AIDS and TB programs. "There's no question the U.S. faces tough choices amid spiraling deficits and a difficult... Read more »
Connect With Others

Crystal Meth - Gay community in general, HIV

Posted by NickBaer, 1 Reply
...I found some new informational resources on Crystal Meth - the Gay community in general, and specifically Crystal's releation to new HIV cases. There's some very out-there educators and celebreties speaking out on Read more »

Legal/Policy Specialist HIV/AIDS in the workplace

Posted by Anonymous
... Description: The International Health Group is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as a Policy/Legal Specialist on an HIV/AIDS in the Workplace program. The position will involve technical oversight of up to ten overseas projects in... Read more »

Media and People Living with HIV and AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
...Kind Regards Jackie Dear Friends, HAVE YOUR SAY! PARTICIPATE IN THE GLOBAL SURVEY OF 'THE MEDIA AND PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS' Please fill in the online survey at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.asp?u=316232097583 Or complete the survey in... Read more »

front line

Posted by Anonymous
...impact in southern Africa, where as many as one in three adults are infected. In June 2001, global leaders meeting at the U.N. General Assembly's first-ever special session on HIV/AIDS committed to mobilize between $7 billion and $10 billion... Read more »