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Hiv Vs. Full-blown Aids

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hiv+ not full blown AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV+ not full blown AIDS!!!

I have been HIV+ for about 8 or 9 years now , and Iv'e had my
share of OI's all that are kept under control with good health as
well as my 22pill-a-Day regime. But my ouestion is ....what is
full blown Aids??? I'am... Read more »

Hiv ARS symptoms STRAIGHT into full blown AIDS?

Posted by anxious66, 1 Reply
I have posted about my risk before, unprotected oral (msm) me giving, no ejaculation. tested negative at 6 weeks with a 4th gen duo.

my question is more out of curiosity, although i am scared it MAY apply to me too. Kaposi's sarcoma is an infection... Read more »

Full-blown aids to hiv+

Posted by MsStiletto, 10 Replies
In Dec.2002 I was diagnosed with full-blown aids. I had thrush, neuropathy, CMV colitis & MAC. I had 18 Tcells & Viral load in the millions if thats possible. I now have 346 Tcells & undetectable.
My question is, can I now be considered... Read more »

Full Blown AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What does F.B. AIDS appear like....what happens? Is is a collection of syptoms?

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Neg Partner in full Blown AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My partner and I have been together for nearly twelve years, and we have known for the last ten years that he was HIV-Postive. Now he is considered FULL BLOWN AIDS, I still can't wrap my mind around that, yet. We have been discussing telling our... Read more »
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hiv vs full blown aids

My friend just told me that his labs are at 43% and at 45% he is considered in full blown aids. What is the lab he talking about. He is saying he doesn't have long and is starting to make funeral arrgmts for himself. help...
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
I have no idea what that means.... Read more »

HIV neg and Full Blown AIDS?

My parter has been given an odd diagnosis. He may have full blown AIDS, but is hiv negative by multiple blood tests. His symptoms match MAC, High Fever, night sweats, muscle pain, various skin breakouts, diarrhea, delerium going on two weeks. The...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
It sounds like your partner has a serious condition, but not AIDS. The diagnosis of HIV and AIDS is based on the presence of antibodies to HIV in the blood. However, in primary HIV infection antibodies have not yet formed, but the virus is... Read more »

Neg HIV in April now full blown Aids

My son was diagnosed with Syphlis(stageII)this past April but tested neg for HIV. Now he is in hospital with PCP and thrush with a CD4 of 14. How can someone convert so quickly and is there a good chance for converting to HIV?...
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
I can't explain the difference in HIV test results between then and now. I assume his HIV antibody and western blot tests are now positive. Given his CD4 count < 200 and ongoing PCP, if his HIV antibody test is positive, he has an AIDS... Read more »

full blown HIV/AIDS in the restaurant industry

I have been ordered to re-hire an employee that I had recently let go for failure to come to work. Three days after, the employee returned to work with his attorney and demanded his job back or threatened to go to the media and say that he was fired...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
You are in a truly uncomfortable situation. Let's address it in a way that could help you avoid ever being in this again. From your question, I assume that the employee's attendance problem was caused by his disability, but he did not... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Over 600,000 Zimbabweans Have Full-Blown HIV/AIDS

More than 600,000 Zimbabweans have AIDS, while about 2.1 million others are currently living with HIV, Cabinet member and Minister of Health and Child Welfare Dr. David Parirenyatwa said Friday. An estimated 26 percent of the adult population is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

In South Africa First, Soap Diva to Get Full-Blown AIDS

Nandipha Matabane, a character on the South African soap opera "Isidingo," has been diagnosed HIV-positive and is developing AIDS. The show's producers hope the storyline will help break the stigma surrounding HIV/AIDS in a country where one out of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Thai Prison Officials Propose Amnesty for All Thai Inmates With Full-Blown AIDS

Thailand Correction Department officials today proposed to release the country's hundreds of inmates with AIDS so the prisoners can "spend the last minutes of their lives with their family." The proposed release, part of a broader amnesty plan for... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Piot Warns Full Impact of HIV/AIDS Yet to Be Seen as International AIDS Society Conference Ends in Brazil

The full impact of the HIV/AIDS pandemic has not yet been seen, as a record five million new HIV cases were reported worldwide last year and China and Central Asia are experiencing new outbreaks of the disease, UNAIDS Executive Director Peter Piot... Read more »