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How Early Can You Be Diagnose With Hiv

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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 grateful...Thank you! I've recently been diagnosed with HIV and I can't seem to get my head around the numbers and what they mean? From what I can tell,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...positive" was not a reportable condition until recently; however, AIDS has been for quite some time. (See below.) Once an AIDS diagnosis is made the diagnosis is not reversible even if your counts improve on combination antiretroviral therapy.... Read more »


I am a HIV+ 37 year old male who is very healthy except for fighting KS in my colon and stomach. I... Read more »

Late Diagnosis of HIV

My younger brother recently was diagnosed with HIV and his CD4 counts are below 100. But what... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New HIV Testing Practices Will Improve Screening and Early Diagnosis

...with HIV do not know they are infected, and 33 percent of patients newly diagnosed with HIV progress to AIDS within one year. "HIV/AIDS continues to be a major health concern for New Yorkers, and this important change in the law will make HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Maryland: As HIV/AIDS Takes Its Toll on the Black Community, Officials Urge Early Diagnosis

... Health officials in Maryland and beyond are using today's National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day to urge people to get tested and treated for the illness. According to a new CDC report on 37 states with Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Uganda: Early Diagnosis of HIV Still Elusive

... Many Ugandan parents are reluctant to have their children tested for HIV, hampering pediatric prevention, treatment, and care efforts in the East African nation, health experts say. "Testing is still Read more »
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Early Diagnosis and Appropriate Treatment of HIV-Related Anemia Important to Survival of the HIV-Positive

...diagnosed at some point over the six-year period of observation. The prevalence of anemia was greater in patients with a full AIDS diagnosis, and there was a decrease in the overall prevalence of anemia from 1996 to 2001. However, in those... Read more »
Connect With Others

Meeting someone first time since diagnosed

Posted by Bbi, 2 Replies
...someone I like who hasn't been tested in 2 years and admits he has had some unsafe sex during the last couple of years. He has clearly stated he has no issue with me being POZ and that we can discuss having safe sex but he believes since I am in... Read more »

Recently Diagnosed in Ireland - Anyone Else Here?

Posted by dublinguy1, 7 Replies
...29 yea old Irish male living in Dublin, Ireland. I just tested positive for HIV in July and am still coming to terms with my diagnosis. I am certain that I contracted the virus in March of this year. I had Acute Retroviral Syndrome in April then... Read more »

Living in NYC - Newly Diagnosed.

Posted by DBEARNYC, 7 Replies
...Hello whoever you are. I'm a 47 year old nice guy, diagnosed in April 2007, at the time, I was in a new relationship going back and forth to Chicago every weekend. He does not know his status. Read more »

On the rise 3.5 years post HIV/AIDS diagnosis

Posted by PositiveInPVD, 5 Replies
...Well, just some words of encouragement for anyone who is particularly new to this whole thing. After diagnosis in Dec 2002 when I was in very bad shape by the time we found out it was HIV (CD4 = 50, VL >650,000, thrush, wasting, all Read more »