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Frequently Asked Questions About Hepatitis

What is Hepatitis? What is the difference between Hepatitis A, B, and C? What are the signs and symptoms of active Hepatitis infection? Is there a vaccine, treatment, or a cure for Hepatitis? Where can I get Hepatitis A and B vaccines? How can I avoid getting Hepatitis? How can I learn more about Hepatitis? What is Hepatitis? Hepatitis means "inflammation of the liver". There are seven known types of...
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Why are people still dying of AIDS with the incredible meds available today?

This may sound like a stupid question, but why are people still dying of AIDS? I am 31, seroconverted two years ago. I chose to start treatment right away. I am excercising regularly, eating healthy (don't even remember when I had...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Throughout the world the major reason why people are still dying is due to lack of access to effective antiretroviral medications-a shameful situation (estimated that > 90% of persons who should be on meds are not). In my practice setting (inner... Read more »

Why are people still dying?

If the drugs are so good, why am I still reading so many obits of people dying from AIDS? If someone is 100 compliant with taking the meds, what are the chances the disease will still progress?...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
Well - people are still dying with HIV infection. Death from AIDS related illnesses are still happening. So what is up with that?Here is what we see. When we can create a successful combo of meds that someone can take and tolerate -- and which... Read more »

why are people still dying of AIDS?

If the HAART is very effective, why are thousands of people die every year of AIDS in resource rich countries such as the US? Is it mostly due to lymphomas? Would you agree that HAART has not decreased the probabilty of getting lymphomas in hiv...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Deaths in HIV+ patients in the US are due to a number of factors. Many patients still present late with AIDS defining conditions that remain difficult to treat (average CD4 count when starting HIV meds in US hovers around 200= AIDS range). Many... 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 »
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Memorialize people who have died of AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
I'm shooting wildly in the dark, trying to light a candle.
This is a very cool TV event that we hope to take nationwide.
We are in need of help.
But we DO NOT NEED YOUR MONEY. We need your time.

Our annual WORLD AIDS DAY television memorial is still... Read more »

Know someone who died of PML/Liver Failure?

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
Hey guys,

Just recently, a number of people I know who have been HIV+ for more than 20 years have died of Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy(PML) and liver failure. I wonder if anyone else had similiar experience?

Cheers,

ScotCharles Read more »

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 »

Living with HIV not dying from it.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am living with HIV not dying from it. At first people generally think that it is a death sentence when you are Diagnosed with HIV. WEll I thought that was at first too. But just because my immune system isn't working at its maximun doesn't mean... Read more »