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Hiv Positive Status Vs Aids

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Can AIDS progress back to HIV+ status?

Past 2 years had 2 cases of PCP Pnemonia and TB. Recovered well. I read the CDC classifies someone who is HIV+ but acquired an opportunist infection such as TB or PCP has AIDS along with tcell below 200. My question is if you are classified as...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...AIDS DIAGNOSIS DEFINITION 2008) Oct 7, 2008Dr Bob, First I would like to thank you for all the wonderful work you have done for HIV/AIDS. I enjoy your wit also. My question might sound stupid to you but I don't know if I still should be labeled... Read more »

HIV vs. AIDS Status

Hello. My t-cells right now are at 293, a big improvement from 60 that I had when I was diagnosed... Read more »

Hot to tell others of HIV status (DISCLOSURE, 2009)

Dr. Bob, I have been told I am HIV positive with a cd4 count of 569. I do not kow how to tell my... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas: Thousands Treated to Free Concert for Knowing Their HIV/AIDS Status

...granted." "Hip Hop for HIV is letting the world know that the hip-hop community is taking a stand in the fight against HIV and AIDS," said rapper Bun B of UGK. "We offer our time and services and all we ask is that people get tested, become... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

About 19,000 People in Virginia Living With HIV/AIDS, Additional 6,000 Might Not Know Their Status, Study Says

... There are about 19,000 reported cases of HIV/AIDS in Virginia, and an additional 6,000 people might not be aware of their HIV-positive status, according to a recently released Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Epidemiology: Education, Age and Drinking Associated With Smoking Status in HIV/AIDS

...Cancer Center in Houston conducted a study"to describe smoking prevalence and smoking behavior in a multiethniclow-income HIV/AIDS population. A cross-sectional design was used. The studysite was Thomas Street Clinic, an HIV/AIDS care facility... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Agence France-Presse Publishes Series of Articles on Status of HIV/AIDS Pandemic in Advance of XVI International AIDS Conference

... Agence France-Presse on Sunday and Monday published a series of articles on the status of the HIV/AIDS pandemic ahead of the XVI International AIDS Conference , which will be held Aug. 13 through Aug. 18 in Toronto. Summaries of Read more »
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Disclosing HIV status to potential new bf's

Posted by njpozdad, 2 Replies
...being diagnosed in July of 2010 was wondering if any man out there can give me his opinion about when its best to disclose my HIV status to potential new bf's. Best to start the conversation with it? Wait until you get a feel whether the guy is... Read more »

Sharing my status with a HIV- person

Posted by LadyReign
...I was honest and I started feeling kind of weird. I said, Yes, pretty honest. I was scared. I wanted to tell him that I had HIV, but was waiting for the right moment. Even though we planned to have safe sex I think it is very important to tell... Read more »

Will US Custom find out my HIV status on border?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Canada in the near future(Air or Driving). I am worried if I come back form Canada, will the US Custom officers find out my HIV status by checking my Canadian passport or US Social Security Number in their computer. I mean if their computer... Read more »

New city, New job, New HIV status...too much.

Posted by Nathan, 3 Replies
Okay, So... I am 4 days into knowing I am positive, 5 months in a new part of the country and obviously in a new job. I have made a couple of friends, feeling things out in a new city, trying to plant roots and to start a new chapter... Well...... Read more »