Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

How Many People Get Diagnosed With Hiv A Year

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

Introduction What Is Inflammation? What Is IRIS? How Is It Diagnosed? Who Is at Risk? What Are the Symptoms? How Do You Treat IRIS? What Can Help to Ask My Doctor? Special Concerns for People Living With HIV Special Concerns for Women, Children and People Over 50 What Does the Research Show? Commentary Introduction It's a mouthful of a phrase, but immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS) is a serious...
Ask the Experts

Diagnosed 5 years ago...still feel awful!

I was diagnosed 5 years ago while in the hospital suffering from PCP. My viral load was approaching 100,000, and my cd4 count a not very robust 27. I had been tested for hiv 5 years earlier, and the results were negative. It appears I progressed...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
An evaluation for other causes of your symptoms (low hormone levels, vitamin D deficiency, stress, depression) may be helpful. Looking at the central nervous system penetration of your HIV drugs may be important in some cases. Working with a good... Read more »

Was diagnosed with full blown aids 20 years ago yet...

While donating plasma at my local plasma center 20 years ago I was called into the doctors office one day.He rather coldly got straight to the point and let me know that my last blood test sample came back posative for full blown aids.He asked me...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Well, where to begin? There are a number of points to be addressed by your alarming post!1. We do not use the term "full blown AIDS," because there is no such thing as "partially blown AIDS!"2. Blood plasma donation centers... Read more »

Quality of life for long-term HIV+ Persons. What to expect if diagnosed with multple HIV related illnesses?

I have been HIV+ for about 10 years now. Ive been on several different medication regimes, since I was first diagnosed, and my counts have all been excellent over the years (CD4 above 400 and Viral load undetectable). Ive also had the same Doctor...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The Side Effect of therapy forum is focused on brief discussions of side effects of specific HIV medication. In general there is continued concern that long term infection with HIV can lead to premature aging and maybe associated with a wide range... Read more »

how many people die from HIV in 2008 (HIV/AIDS SURVIVAL)

Hi Bob,l am recently infected with hiv and and live in Australia, 36 years old and my hiv specialist told me hardly no one dies of hiv-aids anymore in Australia, he said maybe 10% of pepole with HIV die in 2008 in auz,but people infected in 2008...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey there Aussie Dude (or Dudette?),How many people die from HIV in 2008? Well, if you are asking how many HIV/AIDS-related deaths will occur worldwide (or in the Land Down Under) in 2008, we obviously don't know yet, because it's only... Read more »
Connect With Others

a not so happy new year. diagnosed 1-4-11.

Posted by toolatelola, 2 Replies
hello good people. I have been using this site from the beginning but have been mostly gathering info.....thought I would throw my story out there. I could use the support of some new friends.
I am a straight 42 yo woman who was diagnosed with HIV... Read more »

just diagnosed, 24 year old

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Hey all, I was dating a + guy for 8 months, we were safe most (95%) of the time, I played the statistics which were in my favor, me being the top, his counts good, all that. Came up positive a week ago. I consider myself a strong person, but could... Read more »

recently diagnosed 70 year old with depression

Posted by davidgi, 7 Replies
I was diagnosed pos. I am 70 year old with 4 children and four grandchildren. I got drunk 16 days ago and gave fellatio to a Thai lady boy. An HIV/NAT test is positive.I was negative on all tests before that. I am a chronic worrier and am... Read more »

seven years ago i was diagnosed with hiv...

Posted by Anonymous
Seven years ago, I was diagnosed with hiv. My Tcell count was
under 500, and the doc immediately prescribed AZT. When I
suggested that I didn't want to take something so toxic, he said,
"I'm tired of young gay men telling me that they won't take... Read more »