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How Often Is A Person Diagnosed With Hiv

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Exposure to HIV Partner Counseling and Referral Services and Notification of Sexual Partners Among Persons Recently Diagnosed With HIV

The current cross-sectional, observational study examined recently diagnosed HIV patients' use of client partner notification (CPN), health department partner notification, or other means to inform sex partners of possible HIV exposure, and the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence and Indicators of Viral Suppression Among Persons With Diagnosed HIV Infection Retained in Care -- Georgia, 2010

Advances in treatment have led to dramatic improvements in the health of persons infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Moreover, treatment can reduce HIV transmission because suppressed levels of circulating virus makes HIV-infected... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Estonia: 222 Persons Diagnosed With HIV in Seven Months

Data from the National Health Board show that Estonia registered 222 new HIV cases in the first seven months of 2010, including 28 in July. Most of the newly diagnosed patients live in East-Viru County. New HIV cases have been trending downward in... Read more »
Ask the Experts

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 »

Crisis intervention /counseling for recently diagnosed HIV person

Can you suggest facility or program in Chicago that can offer support to young man who was just diagnosed and is in a severe depressed state. I am his aunt and live in another state but know that he needs immediate help....
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
Have him call the Howard Brown Health Center Phone: 773.388.1600. You can get an overview of their programs at www.howardbrown.org.Best wishes.... Read more »

Can a person that had PCP and a CD4 of 58 when diagnosed become a distance runner?

I was diagnosed back in 2005 with PCP pneumonia and a CD4 of 57 however now have been healthy for years and have CD4 of 820, I exercise somewhat and try to eat right and am interested in attempting to run enough to start marathons. Seems that when...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,PCP can damage lungs. Whether or not yours are damaged, I cannot determine over the Internet. Talk to your HIV specialist. He should be able to check simple pulmonary function studies. Whether your lungs are damaged or not, continue to exercise... Read more »

pos. person on meds testing neg. possible? (HIV ANTIBODY TEST VERSUS HIV VIRAL LOAD TEST)

Hi Dr. Bob. First thank you for all your generous answers. My question is:If someone is on meds for hiv(any, not specific)and their v.l. is undetectable, how possible is it they can go down to the local health department and test negative? Thanks...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello m. p.,How possible is it that an HIVer on antiretroviral medications that have driven his HIV plasma viral load to undetectable levels will test "HIV negative" (HIV-antibody negative) at his local health department? The answer is it... Read more »
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documenting a person who is diagnosed with hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
i am asking for anyone who is diagnosed who are willing to let me document them (taking pictures) of what they go through on a daily basis. yet it wouldn't be everyday, but a constant visit. this is my goal to inform society about the struggle and... Read more »

Ever wondered why so few HIV+ post personal ads?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
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What should I do if I am newly diagnosed with HIV?

Posted by hellenwhite0808
Many emotions come to mind when a person is first diagnosed with HIV. Read more »

New to HIV. A Few (personal) Questions.

Posted by StillSearching, 2 Replies
After getting incredibly sick and landing in the hospital I was diagnosed with HIV last month. I simply couldn't believe the doctors when they told me I could still live a normal life and that I didn't need to worry. But the more I researched,... Read more »