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Hiv And White People

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AIDS InfoNet

Older People and HIV

... How Many Older People Have AIDS? Why Are Older People Getting Infected? Is HIV Disease Different for Older People? Is HIV the Same in Older People? What Other Health Problems Are Common? Mental Problems The Bottom Line How Many Older People Have AIDS? About 29% of all people with AIDS in the
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Does looking at red/white cells = knowing about HIV?

Hello Doctor. I just wanted to say that I have been reading all your forums all night and I think you are amazing for helping calm all these people's worries! I myself have an extreme worry and I am about to give myself a heart attack with worry. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Big City USA,Your HIV risk is "unprotected sex with two men" four and a half years ago. Statistically the estimated per-act risk for acquiring HIV Read more »

red , white blood cell count on hiv neg. or pos.

I have been worried if I was infected with hiv years ago. I recently had blood work done and my red and white blood cell counts were normal. Would it be possible for the counts to be normal if I was hiv positive for several years?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, Read more »

can i be hiv positive and still have a high white blood count?

I am a straight recovering sex addictwho has had fiascos with prostitutes and one night stands (99% protected). Last month i came down with a terrible 'virus' that included coughing, mucus, nausea, diareahha, puking, and weight loss. This has lasted...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,To answer your initial hypothetical question: "Can I be HIV positive and still have a high white blood cell count?" Yes, it's possible. As for your HIV risk, if 99% of your "fiascos" were Read more »

Hiv+ & White blood cells

dear Doc, i'm female, 34yrs. been hiv+ for 3yrs. 2 WB's. see my Doc every 3mths. cd4 617-939. viral load been undetectable all thru. no meds, hep A,B,C negative. healthy. been with my hubby 4.5yrs. b4 i tested poz, we had 1.5yrs of unprotected sex....
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
...but is of no clinical significance. Your CD8 cells or cytotoxic/suppressor t cells are increased and is a normal reaction to HIV infection. Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HHS Awards $1.7 Billion in Ryan White CARE Act Grants for HIV/AIDS Care for Low-Income People

...announced 174 grants totaling nearly $1.7 billion for states, territories and cities to provide care and services for low-income HIV-positive people, according to an HHS release . The grants are provided under three titles of the Ryan White CARE... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Reported Care Quality in Federal Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Supported Networks of HIV/AIDS Care

... The US government has, since 1991, funded medical and support services for people living with HIV/AIDS through the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program. The program supports care networks for patients in 51 Eligible Metropolitan Areas Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

South African President Verbally Attacks White People Who Say AIDS Linked to Black Africans' Race, Alleged Risky Behavior

...South African President Thabo Mbeki has created a "race row" by verbally attacking white people who link HIV/AIDS to the alleged "promiscuous and predatory behavior" of black Africans, London's Guardian reports (Carroll, Read more »
Treatment Action Group

White House Summit: Clinton, Shalala, Fleming Host Gathering of AIDS Advocates, Care Givers and People Living with HIV at Day-Long Conference

...On December 6, 1995, the White House held a one-day conference on HIV and AIDS. TAG Policy Director Gregg Gonsalves was one of the three hundred or so invited guests, and one of nine individuals Read more »
Connect With Others

White Tongue & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I had unprotected oral sex with a woman whose hiv status I am unsure of. It was at the tail end of her period but saw no blood anywhere. We did have intercourse as well but Read more »

1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday. The CDC numbers, based on 2006 data, show the population living with HIV is growing as people become newly infected and as more patients survive thanks to HIV drugs. The report also... Read more »

i am a 38 year old single white male with AIDS...

Posted by Anonymous
...I am a 38 year old single white male with AIDS. I was dianosed with HIV in 1989. I went into deep denial. I kept working and going out like I wasn't infected. It was hard for me to let anyone know Read more »

For those worrying about their tongue being white

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Here's some pics of Hiv/AIDs patients with thrush (or white coat on tongue). Go to the HIV/AIDS section http://www.afraidtoask.com/std.html Read more »