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How Many Deaths Per Year As A Result Of Hiv

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The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...HIV causes AIDS by attacking CD4 cells, which the immune system uses to protect the body from disease. When the immune system loses too many CD4 cells, you are less able to fight off infection and can develop serious, often deadly, infections. These are called opportunistic infections (OIs). When someone dies of AIDS, it is usually OIs or other long-term effects of HIV that cause death. AIDS refers to the weakened state of the body's...
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HIV TRANSMISSION FROM DEAD BODY

I am a surgeon. I was working on a deadbody which was preserved in a refrigerator for 18 hours. As i was working , a piece of muscle splashed in to my eyes. I didnt take any prophylactic medications. What is the potential risk of me getting infected...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your esteemed professors: no risk. See below.Dr. BobHIV (HIV from CORPSE OR CADAVER, 2009) Oct 9, 2009If a patient has been dead for 3 days, you dont know their HIV status, you get punctured with a suturing needle while performing and autopsy on... Read more »

Is A.I.D.S Contageous after death

iS A.I.D.S Contageous after death
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your esteemed professors: no risk. See below.Dr. BobHIV (HIV from CORPSE OR CADAVER, 2009) Oct 9, 2009If a patient has been dead for 3 days, you dont know their HIV status, you get punctured with a suturing needle while performing and autopsy on... Read more »

Death (HIV/AIDS A CHRONIC, NOT ALWAYS SO MANAGEABLE, CONDITION, 2010) ( HIV AND ACCELERATED AGING, 2010)

I think the p.c. word is morbidity . I recently had an argument with one of the very few friends iv disclosed to who stated , "people don't die from aids anymore". For whatever reason after 4 years despite three meds ( kaletra, truvada, instentra) I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the intensive care unit she began to move her right side and say a few words. Within a week of the stroke, instead of being dead or paralyzed, she was being discharged from the hospital and had become something of a celebrity in the local medical... Read more »

Eposed accidentally by cut during autopsy (HIV from CORPSE OR CADAVER, 2010)

I was doing the autopsy on 78yr male,died of Heart attack 10 days back and the body had been refrigerated at 4.c for 10 days. I was wearing two gloves and got very small cut on my thumb and later came to know that bood was HIV positive.What is your...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your esteemed professors: no risk. See below.Dr. BobHIV (HIV from CORPSE OR CADAVER, 2009) Oct 9, 2009If a patient has been dead for 3 days, you dont know their HIV status, you get punctured with a suturing needle while performing and autopsy on... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS Advocates Stage Protest Following Death of HIV-Positive Man Sentenced to 25 Years for Biting Prison Guard

...casket and flowers in the yard of retired Superior Court Judge John Mariano, who in 1990 sentenced inmate Gregory Smith to 25 years in prison for biting Camden County Sheriff's Officer Albert Waddington. According to Waddington's testimony,... Read more »
MyFabulousDisease.com

Examining Death, Including the One I Caused

...of what he had believed his "lifelong" relationship, to a partner who was his "never-ending romantic movie," who leaves him as a result of the HIV positive partner's renewed health in the wake of improved therapies -- and a wanderlust for what... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...withHPV than HIV-negative women. HIV+ women, especially women with advanced HIVdisease, are also more likely to develop dysplasia as a result of HPV. Dysplasia is a pre-cancerous condition. It is often more severe anddifficult to treat in HIV+... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UNAIDS Report Finds New HIV Infections Dropped by 20% Over 10 Years, Deaths From AIDS-Related Illness Dropped by 20% Over 5 Years

...19 percent over the 3.1 million recorded in" 1999 the report found, according to the news service (11/23). AIDS-related deaths also fell by nearly 20 percent over the past five years, according to a UNAIDS press release . An estimated 1.8... Read more »
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There are so many still dying even on med. why?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Why do the docs and many people say that if you catch it early you can live a full life. I just talked with 10 pos people who say that many are still dying and all of them have had good medical care. I want to believe that we will live for along... Read more »

HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...fewer people in the world by the year 2050 from the impact of AIDS.? The United Nations is predicting the biggest rises in AIDS deaths to be in China (estimated 40 million) and India (estimated 47 million). The population of sub-Saharan Africa... Read more »

one of my bestfriends decided she wanted to die...

Posted by still_here, 7 Replies
...is, and how much she effects everyone's lives... every single day. I couldn't imagine if.. if if if if if, what if she we're dead. My heart still hurts. I have to catch my breath when I think about it. I went thru the stage of blaming myself. I... Read more »

HIV - Life of death?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...33871648 Number of people in California with AIDS according to the CDC: 1 in 200 0.5% (1 in 200) of 33871648 = 169358 AIDS deaths in 2000 according the Calif. Dept. of Health: 586. 169,358 (HIV positive people in Calif.) divided by 586 (the... Read more »