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Hiv And Late Diagnosis

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Hi, My father was diagnosed with Throat Cancer in lymph nodes year ago and treatment had gone well and it was well in control. But the infection's started to occur in his mouth and this had doctor's check for him for HIV. And the dreaded...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Sorry to hear the unfortunate news of your father's multiple diagnoses. It's indeed a tragedy when HIV/AIDS goes unrecognized and consequently untreated for such a long time that the immune system becomes so decimated (deficient)... Read more »

schizophrenia and HIV/AIDS diagnosis late stage part 2

What kind of medical equipment would my son need if I were Nelson, To bring my son home and help... 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... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Late HIV Diagnosis Not a Major Factor in Continued Spread of HIV, Danish Study Suggests

In spite of public health prevention campaigns to raise awareness of high-risk behavior for HIV transmission, about 300 new HIV cases are diagnosed every year in Denmark. To determine how to target future prevention programs, researchers... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Late HIV Diagnosis: Predictors, Costs, Consequences, and Solutions

Table of Contents Introduction CDC Says Test Everyone (Almost) Late HIV Diagnosis: Numbing Numbers Harbingers of Belated Diagnosis or Presentation How Much Does Late Diagnosis Cost -- and Who Pays? Clinical Consequences of Late HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom, Ireland: Late HIV Diagnosis "A Problem"

A new study found that one-third of nearly 1,000 patients learned they had HIV only when their CD4 cell count was low. The study reported that 168 patients in the United Kingdom and Ireland had been to a hospital with HIV symptoms a year before... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Articles on Late HIV Diagnosis, Circumcision Highlighted in PLOS Blog

The PLOS "Speaking of Medicine " blog highlights a number of new articles published in the current issue of PLOS Medicine . "Amanda Mocroft and colleagues conclude that late diagnosis of HIV infection and entry into care remains a substantial... Read more »
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Newbie - Late stage diagnosis

Posted by lilfshrmn, 1 Reply
Thank you all. There's a tremendous amount of information and support found here...

Diagnosed in November - 3 OIs, CD4 of 11, hospitalized w/AIDS. Status naive and in denial for years... Miraculous rebound with ARVs antibiotics, and anti-fungals.... Read more »

treatment too late?

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
I was diagnosed earlier this year and overdue, but have not gotten treatment yet due to financial and other problems. This news very devastating and now I worry that it may be too late with low T cells. I read that under 200 is too late. Can... Read more »

Late presenter......

Posted by Anonymous, 15 Replies

I have just been diagnosed in the last week.

I had been feeling fairly rough the last few years, but I put it down to being severly overworked and having a few issues in my personal life.

When I got my first set of meds, I was astonished. It turns... Read more »

Late presenter......

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I have just recently been diagnosed with the following labs:
CD4 count - 8
Viral load - 780,000
Potentially, I was infected over 10 years ago, but have been relatively symptom free.
I was just wondering what percentage of others found themselves in this... Read more »