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Transition from HIV to Aids

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Can anyone explain to me, in the simplest form, knowing that HIV deteriorates the immune system, killing the T-helpers making it possible for opportunistic infections to impair someones health. How does it become labeled Aids, when I thought that... Read more »


Posted by sbev1981
Hello All-
I am sorry to hear about your recent diagnosis. The one thing that you need to remember is that you are going to be ok!! When I first got the shocking news from my doctor in January the first thing that went through my mind is "OMG my... Read more »

World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
World AIDS Day 2006: Raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

We urgently need to raise 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness to stop the epidemic spread of AIDS-related Myths, HIV-related Lies and Pharmogenocide: Iatrogenic 'AIDS' ('AIDS' caused by anti-retroviral' drugs).

World... Read more »

How does AIDS present?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
When one transitions from HIV to actual AIDS,how does AIDS present itself initially? Does someone who is HIV+ go to AIDS with symptoms or this there is a middlestage?

Please help...

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7/9, New York, NY: Spiritual HIV Support Dinner Forum for all affected by HIV and AIDS

Posted by bartleby
Spiritual HIV Support Dinner Forum for all affected by HIV and AIDS
Monday, July 9
6:30pm - 9:00pm
The Riverside Church NYC
90 Claremont Avenue, Room 10T
New York, NY

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm / Light Refreshments and Networking
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm / 90 Minute... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV / AIDS Transitions

1. My partner & I just tested positive. Him CD4<70 VL>800000 & very sick. Diagnosis AIDS. When his counts change C4 +200 & VL undetect; does diagnosis change back to HIV+ or has there been so much comprimise that he'll still...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
1. In biologic/clinical terms, the answer is yes, after the immune system has been mostly restored with HIV treatment and the CD4 count remains consistently above 200, then one is not considered to have AIDS anymore.2. Unknown. You will have to see... Read more »


I was born with hiv and all my life I have been on medicaid. At the moment I live with my grandparents still on medicaid though, and finding it harder to stay on it. My question is how do I transition out of being dependent on the system and others...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
The best solution is to maintain your current coverages while getting your college degree. Once you become employed, get a full-time job with benefits. The benefits offered to you under companies that offer health plans would provide some coverage.... Read more »

HIV transition from father to baby

Sir, i am hiv +ve male, from last three years +ve, i want to know is it possible to get -ve baby from my -ve wife?. ...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
If the mother is HIV negative, then there is no risk her baby will be HIV infected unless the child is infected from another person through sex or tainted blood/blood products/needles.DW... Read more »

Form of HIV transition

Hi shannon,my partner is + and am -, his viral load is undetected but I still have concern about how the virus is transmitted ,we use condoms 99% of the time, but other 1% we don't and he deosn't get erection,my question is for me to...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiFirst about condom use, they are effective in the prevention of HIV transmission, as long as they are used correctly and do not break or slip off. Also if lubricant is used it must be water based. With your partner having an undetectable viral... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CSIS Report Examines U.S., South Africa Efforts to Transition HIV/AIDS Programming

The Center for Strategic &amp; International Studies (CSIS) on Thursday released a report (.pdf), titled "The Future of the U.S.-South Africa HIV/AIDS Partnership," examining the joint U.S.-South Africa effort "to transition responsibility for... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Transitions Online Examines HIV/AIDS Among Women in Latvia

The Czech magazine Transitions Online on Thursday examined how "gender could be a major factor" in the spread of HIV/AIDS in Latvia, as the virus increasingly is affecting women in the country. More than 800 HIV-positive women, most of them... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

To Achieve AIDS-Free Generation, Needs of Youth Living With HIV Must Be Addressed in Transition Services

In this post in USAID's "IMPACTblog ," Heather Bergmann of John Snow Inc., who is the technical officer for USAID's AIDSTAR-One project, reports on the need to include youth in transition services for adolescents living with HIV. She writes,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Transitioning Lead Responsibilities From U.S. to South Africa in the Countries' Partnership Against HIV/AIDS

In this Center for Strategic &amp; International Studies "Smart Global Health " blog post, J. Stephen Morrison, senior vice president of CSIS and director of the Global Health Policy Center at CSIS, outlines "five key steps that the U.S. can take,... Read more »