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Hiv Late Testers

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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 nurse him back to health? Would we need to stay masked til his immune system and T count got better? and what kind of diet would be good to help him get...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
I wish I could help you but your questions seems to be lacking an introduction to explain the situation. Please elaboratenelson 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 »

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... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Iowa: Late Testers for HIV Concern Health Officials

...for years before being diagnosed. People who do not know their HIV status are more likely to spread the disease, said experts, and late testers run a greater risk of developing AIDS. State records show that 52 percent of Iowans diagnosed with HIV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

What Have You Done for HIV/AIDS Lately? The Role of Human Rights Mechanisms in Advancing the AIDS Response

...Rapporteur on Torture Morten Kjaerum (Austria) Director, EU Fundamental Rights Agency What Have You Done for HIV/AIDS Lately? The Role of Human Rights Mechanisims in Advancing the AIDS Response (.mp3) This information was reprinted... Read more »
Latino Commission on AIDS

On the Eve of World AIDS Day, the Latino Commission on AIDS Sounds the Alarm: Hispanic/Latinos Are Late Testers and Paying a Heavy Price

... On the Eve of World AIDS Day, the Latino Commission on AIDS Sounds the Alarm: Hispanic/Latinos Are Late Testers and Paying a Heavy Price November 30, 2009 Latinos account for 19.0% of people living with AIDS. Photo: Yanira Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: Fears Over Late HIV Diagnoses

... The United Kingdom recorded 7,298 new HIV diagnoses last year among people over age 15, and almost one-third tested late, the Health Protection Agency recently reported. An estimated 32 percent of diagnoses (n=2,310) were in people whose CD4... Read more »
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hiv so late?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I am feeling soooo worn out the last couple of days... tested -ve at 10 months. Could this be hiv? I hear its impossible since I have tested at 10 months via EIA (possible exposure from a sex worker in August 05.... Any opinions???? 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 »

Key facts about HIV/AIDS - Note Last Item

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...multiply for weeks or even months before the body's immune system produces antibodies to fight it , by which time it is too late. People with HIV can look and feel normal and may not develop full-blown AIDS for several years. * Early symptoms... 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 »