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Hiv Negative Aids Diagnosis

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Negative 2001 Aids diagnosis 2005

Dr. YoungI would like to know if you could tell me how many years ago my 37 year old son may have become positive.Negative testing in Military till 2001. Tested Positve Jan. 2005 (very sick at least 3 years) Labs came back 2/2005 CD4 10 2%, VL...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...initial infection somewhere less than the 4 year time frame that you've cited.Hence, his clinical and laboratory progression from negative in 2001 to AIDS in 2005 is not necessarily that unusual. Good luck, I wish your son well. Feel free to... Read more »

Defining AIDS (HIV VERSUS AIDS DIAGNOSIS DEFINITION, 2010)

If a persons cell count bounces back up above 200, or they beat an opportunistic infection, they... Read more »

Does 13% CD4 (< 14%) give me an AIDS diagnosis? (HIV VERSUS AIDS DIAGNOSIS DEFINITION 2009)

This site has really been my best source of information and education and for that I am very... Read more »
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From Me to You: Tips on Dealing With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

... View All Interviews on a Single Page (Print Friendly) From Me to You: Tips on Dealing With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis HIV-Negative People Offer Their Tips HIV/AIDS Basics    --> Juana Clarke Waterbury Hospital Waterbury,... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...to be diagnosed with HIV later in their disease than men andfewer women than men are getting HIV treatment. This can have a negative impacton women's health. Women may postpone medical care and treatment due to anumber of barriers including: ... Read more »
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Coping With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...Diagnosed Damaries Cruz Diagnosed in 1991 "When I was diagnosed I had to find a way to turn this horrible thing, this negative thing, into a positive. I had a choice: I could sit there and cry and let this thing eat me alive or I could... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...areas, which has remained relatively stable since 2005. By the end of 2007, an estimated 106,074 Hispanics/Latinos with an AIDS diagnosis had died in the US and dependent areas. In 2007, HIV was the fifth leading cause of death among... Read more »
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Recent AID's Diagnosis: What should I expect?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I am a hetereosexual, non-drug user who has been living with HIV for 13 years. I was just officially Diagnosed with AIDS because of my percentages (11%). My CD4's are 262 and Viral 1801. I didn't realize how uneducated I was on AID's until now. ... Read more »

just tested

Posted by stupidgirl, 2 Replies
...i just tested negative at week 6. What are the chances that it could be....pos. in six more weeks? Read more »

On the rise 3.5 years post HIV/AIDS diagnosis

Posted by PositiveInPVD, 5 Replies
...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 "from the grave"! These meds work great. Granted... Read more »

what esle can casues aids

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...am pretty sure Ive got whatever casuses it and others in my past seem to have it too. I dont understand why we keep testing negative. Read more »