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Hiv Turning Aids

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Ask the Experts

how fast does HIV + turn to Aids

My brother just told me he has HIV positive and he found out a year and a half ago. He said he has not gotton any treatment and hasnt been back to the dr.Does this mean it probably aids now or could it still be HIV +? I am really worried. Hes having...
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
...cell that is infected by HIV and required for a normal immune system) to see how damaged the immune system is. A person has AIDS when the CD4 count is < 200 or the CD4% is < 14%. Bleeding in the mouth could be caused by many different medical... Read more »

signs that you have when hiv turn to aids

what sypmtoms do you have when hiv tkurn to aids my 17yr old son jjust diagnose with hiv and his... Read more »

Does HIV always turn into Aids (SURVIVAL) (LIFE EXPECTANCY 2008)

Hi Dr Bob,first l would like to say what a great effort you put into the forum, and you are my... Read more »
Articles
The Body

Gay Men and HIV/AIDS: Where to Turn for Information and Advice

... HIV/AIDS is not a gay disease, and the virus works the same whether you're gay or straight. That said, if you are gay -- or if Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zimbabweans Fighting HIV/AIDS Turned Away as State Clinics Close

... In Zimbabwe, a widening strike by health professionals has shuttered several clinics that provide critical HIV/AIDS services, including treatment of opportunistic infections and antiretroviral distribution. Nurses and doctors joined the strike, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Virginia: Time to Turn Light Back on HIV/AIDS

...philanthropist Sheila Johnson, gets up close and personal with the AIDS epidemic in Washington, where 3 percent of residents suffer from HIV or AIDS, a disease rate that rivals some countries in AIDS-ravaged Africa. ... "[CDC] classifies... Read more »
UNAIDS

In Turning the Tide Against HIV/AIDS, Education is Key

... Washington -- With more than 40 million people worldwide now estimated to be infected with the HIV/AIDS virus, UN and World Bank officials warned today that education plans to get 115 million boys and girls into primary school by Read more »
Connect With Others

New HIV/AIDS Community Website

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Greetings, We have started a new HIV/AIDS website. We currently have the ability for users to add blogs, post information that is of use to the community and hiv Read more »

On the rise 3.5 years post HIV/AIDS diagnosis

Posted by PositiveInPVD, 5 Replies
...are a nuisance, but they are amazing! Stay on them. Treat yourself well. Your body will return. I am confident I wont die of AIDS anymore. I'll probably have a heartattack from all the crap I eat long before that! LOL And also my doctor is... Read more »

HIV / AIDS DOCS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...What do HIV/AIDS Doc's do, when they are not seeing you? http://www.thebody.com/thebody/ukraine.html Ben Young, M.D. In Ukraine, Clinicians Read more »

HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...My name is Anna, I'm 17 years old. I'm doing a paper on HIV/AIDS for my health class. I always knew that HIV/AIDS was a risk when having sex with unknown people, wait I take that back- with Read more »