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Hiv Deaths Not Related To Ois

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AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...(Cytomegalovirus), an infection that usually affects the eyes, see Fact Sheet 504 ; and Candida, a fungal infection that can cause thrush (a white film in your mouth) or infections in your throat or vagina, see Fact Sheet 501 . AIDS-related symptoms also include serious weight loss, brain tumors, and other health problems. Without treatment, these opportunistic infections can kill you. The official (technical) CDC definition of AIDS is...
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Death (HIV/AIDS A CHRONIC, NOT ALWAYS SO MANAGEABLE, CONDITION, 2010) ( HIV AND ACCELERATED AGING, 2010)

I think the p.c. word is morbidity . I recently had an argument with one of the very few friends iv disclosed to who stated , "people don't die from aids anymore". For whatever reason after 4 years despite three meds ( kaletra, truvada, instentra) I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the intensive care unit she began to move her right side and say a few words. Within a week of the stroke, instead of being dead or paralyzed, she was being discharged from the hospital and had become something of a celebrity in the local medical... Read more »

Autopsy

Hello Dr. Bob,I was asked a question yesterday that I am unable to answer or find the answer to. Is there a standard practice, when performing autopsies, that would identify if the person had been HIV positive?I searched "autopsy" on the site and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...routine HIV tests are not performed on cadavers (for a variety of reasons). So, if an asymptotic HIV-positive person is zapped dead by an errant lightening bolt, the autopsy would indicate he died as as result of electrocution and would not... Read more »

Events often not aids related?

Dr. Dave,Good doctor what does this message imply? I am quite confused to take this as good or bad news?Mr. RobertsonEvents Often Not AIDS-Related in Treated PatientsReuters Health12.19.03; David Douglas A recent study in the Journal of Acquired...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...liver related and viral hepatitis played a major role. Cardiovascular events were not common but when they occured they were deadly. The drugs themselves can and do lead to toxicity that can be serious, even fatal. However, the benefits of... Read more »

Thinking about death every day

I tested positive in Feb this year CD 495 and VL 600.second test 28 Aug 2004 CD 330 VL 800,,.I have'nt told anyone,all i think about is death,death and death every day...I can't sleep,When i think about my life and family,I just feel like ending it...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...The first thing to do is to seek help. There is no need for you to suffer alone. Many people with HIV infection have lived long and productive lives for years after discovering their HIV positive status. You are among the fortunate Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

WHO Says HIV/AIDS-Related Deaths Will Peak in Next Five Years, Then Decline

...reduced an earlier forecast of HIV/AIDS mortality rates, AFP/ Yahoo! News reports. According to WHO, the number of HIV/AIDS-related deaths worldwide is expected to peak in the next five years -- from 2.2 million in 2008 to a maximum of 2.4... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York City Report Finds Reduced HIV/AIDS-Related Deaths, Increased Condom Distribution in FY 2008

... New York City has made significant progress in reducing the number of HIV/AIDS-related deaths, increasing voluntary HIV testing rates and distributing no-cost condoms during the fiscal year that ended June 30, according Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Chronically Depressed Women With HIV Almost Twice as Likely as Others to Die From AIDS-Related Causes; Those With Mental-Health Services Had Half the Death Rate of Those Without

...through 2001 found that those who met research criteria for chronic depressive symptoms were 2.2 times as likely to die of AIDS-related causes as those who were not depressed. 1 After statistically controlling for CD4 count, viral load,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New HIV Infections, Deaths From AIDS-Related Causes Down; Epidemic Not Over, UNAIDS Report Says

... The number of deaths worldwide from AIDS-related causes decreased by 10% in 2007 to two million, compared with 2.2 million in 2006, according to UNAIDS ' 2008 Report on the Read more »
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Liver-Related Deaths More Common Among HIV+

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...on liver health by not drinking alcohol, not smoking, and maintaining a healthy weight. COMPLICATIONS OF HIV/HAART Liver-Related Deaths More Common Among HIV-Infected Patients After Controlling for CD4 After controlling for CD4+ cell count,... Read more »

HIV related AVN (Avascular Necrosis) - Bone Death

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...beginning of the treatment, my CD4 has risen to normal (even up to 969 at times), and my viral load has been undetectable. My HIV treatment has always been without complications, until February 99 when I suddenly started with acute pain on my... Read more »

HIV related AVN (Avascular Necrosis) - Bone Death

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...beginning of the treatment, my CD4 has risen to normal (even up to 969 at times), and my viral load has been undetectable. My HIV treatment has always been without complications, until February 99 when I suddenly started with acute pain on my... Read more »

Calculator for risk of HIV related Aids or Death

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