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Hiv Converting To Aids

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once converted to AIDS from HIV what now?

my brother lived with HIV for 20 years. He recently was hospitalized with pnuemonia. the doctors told us he has converted to Aids. What can we do, what should we expect, how long can he live and are drugs still useful?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Many forms of AIDS-associated pneumonia can be treated. If your brother's HIV virus has developed resistance to many/most of the available HIV meds then chances for full recovery and long life are diminished. Many variables (both HIV related... Read more »

Likelihood of converting from HIV- to HIV+ given my partner's HIV + status

I am HIV-, but currently living with my lover who is HIV+. We always have sex with condoms, but he... Read more »

HIV - Baby Can They Convert?

I am HIV+, unknown when I was infected, found out when my baby was 2. My baby is negative. My... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, to Convert Detoxification Center Into Hospital That Will Provide No-Cost HIV/AIDS Treatment, Care

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, beginning Sept. 1 will convert a detoxification center administered by the Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs Department into a hospital that provides HIV/AIDS treatment and care at no cost, the Vietnam News Brief... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alabama: Storing Up for Home, Auburn Students Convert Shipping Containers Into Housing for People With HIV

Fifteen miles outside Auburn in rural Lee County, a growing campus run by AIDS Outreach of East Alabama Medical Center is providing transitional housing for people with HIV. The homes, made from modified large steel shipping containers, were... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Opinion: Converting "Moral Entitlements" Into Life-Long AIDS Treatment Commitments

"Many currently believe that U.S. domestic entitlements are too large, but disregard the fact that the PEPFAR program has created a new class of moral entitlements overseas -- in the form of four million and counting people receiving U.S.-supported... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS Honors Winners of 2004 Business Excellence Awards for Fight Against AIDS

The Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS on Wednesday in Berlin awarded Anglo American , BHP Billiton , Coca-Cola Egypt , Siemens AG and Viacom International 2004 Awards for Business Excellence for the companies' work in fighting HIV/AIDS in... Read more »
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SERO converted Child

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
we are a heterosexual couple looking to adopt a child thru the state of nj. one of the special needs type of child is a sero converted child. can anyone provide any insight as to what this is and what the chances are that a child born with HIV may... Read more »

COULD I BE CONVERTING FROM NEGATIVE TO POSITIVE???

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
TODAYS AGO I FOUND MY SELF AT THE HOSPITAL, THEY WERE TELLING ME I HAD VIRAL SYNDROM, FROM A VIRAL ILNESS. THEY WERE ONABLE TO TELL ME WHAT WAS WRONG WITH ME. GAVE ME SOME MEDISION FOR MT STOMACH AND SENT ME ON MY WAY.
IF MY BLOOD IS CONVERTING, WHEN... Read more »

Sero Convertion - How Soon ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If modern medicine can give results in 4 weeks, then when does a person start sero converting ? and when do the first symptoms show up.
From when is the person hiv -ve



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Anyone convert after 3mo?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was wondering if anyone seroconverted at three months, if so what kinda symptoms did you get.. I have been ill and refuse to see a doctor until I can rule out HIV.. My symptoms started at around three months after exposure and I was wondering if... Read more »