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Hiv And Late Diagnosis

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Hiv with Throat Cancer (LATE DIAGNOSIS OF HIV AND RESULTING OPPORTUNISTIC COMPLICATIONS, 2010)

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 news came...
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 »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Late Diagnosis of HIV Infection in the Era of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy: Consequences for AIDS Incidence

...This study assesses the repercussions of late diagnosis of HIV infection on AIDS incidence in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy, comparing the trend of late testing versus Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

...that 168 patients in the United Kingdom and Ireland had been to a hospital with HIV symptoms a year before being diagnosed. Late diagnosis, the study said, meant patients were missing out on drug therapy. Investigators who surveyed more than 100... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vital Signs: HIV Testing and Diagnosis Among Adults -- United States, 2001 - 2009

...the National HIV Surveillance System were used to estimate numbers, percentages, and rates of HIV diagnoses, AIDS diagnoses, and late diagnoses of HIV infection (defined as an AIDS diagnosis made ≤12 months from an initial HIV diagnosis) for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Older Adults Get HIV Diagnosis Later, Die Sooner

...age 50 or older, according to the report in the journal AIDS. Compared to those under 50, older adults were more likely to be late presenters, or persons diagnosed with HIV at an advanced stage of infection (48 percent vs. 33 percent). "We have... Read more »
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I have an "AIDS" vs HIV question??

Posted by SaniHalo, 1 Reply
...vs. maintaining HIV status... and how are people that "are" receiving adequate health care still managing to die 4m "AIDS RELATED COMPLICATIONS??" ... besides ...people falling victim to side effects/ or poorly managing their meds/ lifestyle?? ... Read more »

On the rise 3.5 years post HIV/AIDS diagnosis

Posted by PositiveInPVD, 5 Replies
...shabby at all! But I was shocked to learn last Thursday when the new doctor called with my new numbers. 808 (41%)!!! I was ELATED. I now have the immune system numbers or a negative person! The moral of the story...you can and will come back... 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 »

Fear of returning to college

Posted by looking4amiracle, 4 Replies
...pay for college, and most importantly how will I get my meds if I leave my insurance. I have been in such a deep depression lately thinking that my life has trapped me. I have luckily never gotten sick due to the HIV, but sometimes wish I had... Read more »