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Calculator for risk of HIV related Aids or Death

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live-in relative with HIV/AIDS

Posted by qwerty, 4 Replies
i overheard a conversation from my lil brother concerning he might have hiv/aids; he is under 18 years old but i also heard in the conversation he's been sexually involved with other boys and men. he doesnt know i heard all this and now im... Read more »

HIV/AIDS related kidney problems...

Posted by alexzander, 2 Replies
i have a question and was wondering if ANYONE out there knew even a little bit....people who are HIV+ (i myself have AIDS) but is it common to see tons of reoccuring kidney infections?! i mean these have been going on for months and months....i'm... Read more »

AIDS related motor deficits.

Posted by bnthecliff
Sorry for the lengthy post.

I was diagnosed with HIV over 12 years ago. I had a CD4 count of 33 but was never sick. Two months later, I started meds..........AZT, Videx and Epivir.............about 2 months after that, I started feeling very... Read more »

AIDS related diarrhea

Posted by Anonymous
AIDS-related diarrhea? I am interested in learning more about its
prevalence, causes and possible treatments. Any feedback is
welcome. Thanks




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Ask the Experts

What is the average timeframe of progression of HIV to AIDs related illnesses, even when using antiviral medication?

What is the life expectancy of an individual who has had HIV since 1990 and been on antiviral medication for approximately 3 years? ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Unknown but it is expected to be measured possibly in decades. KH... Read more »

Related to HIV aids

Can HIV transmitted to male, by sharing the towel to clean vagina and pains after protected(with male condom) sex. ...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiSharing towels is a highly unlikely situation for HIV transmission to occur. HIV dies once it is outside of the body. Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »

HIV negative, but AIDS related cancer

I first suspected that I was HIV positive in 1995 due to persistent swollen lymph nodes. However, my ELISA test was negative. I was told about the 6 month window period, so I tested again 6 and 14 months later - still negative. Currently I am...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Although it's impossible to give you a firm diagnosis without seeing your lesions, I would doubt very much that you have AIDS-related cancer if you are HIV negative. You need to see a dermatologist or other health care provider. You may need to... Read more »

Depression related to HIV/AIDS

Are there a lot of incidence when depression and aids go hand in hand? If so how are you suppose to deal with it and is there treatment?...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
Some people of course do become depressed as a result of contracting HIV. Sometimes this is due to the impact of the virus on the brain, and at other times due to the life circumstances of the individual. For many people who have had a serious and... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Reports Released on HIV/AIDS Programs in Resource-Limited Settings and HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics; Special JAMA Issue Includes HIV/AIDS-Related Articles, Commentaries and Editorials

"From the Ground Up: Building Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Care Programs in Resource-Limited Settings ," Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation : The three-volume publication provides guidance for health care workers, managers and policymakers on... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Highlights HIV/AIDS-Related Articles

Several newspapers published HIV/AIDS-related content during the XVI International AIDS Conference in Toronto. Headlines appear below. Agence France-Presse "India's WTO Compliance Threatens AIDS Drugs: Protestors " (AFP/Yahoo! News,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Highlights HIV/AIDS-Related Articles

Several newspapers published HIV/AIDS-related content during the XVI International AIDS Conference in Toronto. Headlines appear below. Toronto's Globe and Mail "AIDS Notebook " (Gandhi, Globe and Mail , 8/15). "A Passionate Voice in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Highlights HIV/AIDS-Related Articles

In advance of the XVI International AIDS Conference , which will be held Aug. 13 through Aug. 18 in Toronto, several newspapers published HIV/AIDS-related content. Headlines appear below. London's Guardian "Everyone Is Affected "... Read more »