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In What Year Was Hiv First Diagnosed

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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
...blown AIDS!"2. Blood plasma donation centers screen for HIV disease to protect the blood supply. Their tests are not meant to be diagnostic. And these centers do not routinely (if ever) run immunological studies, such as CD4 cell counts, which... Read more »

HIV for 20 years and current AIDS diagnosis...but recovering

My BF has been poz for at least 20 years. Has resistance to many meds. In 11/2007 restarted... Read more »

Son Diagnosed with AIDS 12years ago.

My son is in denial of having AIDS. Refuses to take his medication, uses drugs off and on. I... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

QuickStats: Annual Rates* of Hospitalization With a Diagnosis of HIV/AIDS Among Persons Aged ≥45 Years, by Sex -- National Hospital Discharge Survey, United States, 1997-2007 †

...2000-based postcensal civilian population estimates. From 1997 to 2007, a substantially higher rate of men than women aged ≥45 years were hospitalized with a diagnosis of HIV/AIDS. Hospitalization rates for men in this age group increased... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nearly 300 New HIV-Positive Diagnosed in Estonia in First Half of Year

...first six months of 2008, of whom 164 are men and 128 women, according to data from the Health Inspectorate. Most of the newly diagnosed cases are in people ages 20-34. The largest increase in new cases was in Tallinn, with 119. Ninety-one people... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission and High Rates of Late Diagnoses Among Adults Aged 50 Years and Over

...estimate the age at which they became infected. The research team undertook comparative national analyses between individuals diagnosed at age 50 and older versus those diagnosed at ages younger than 50. CD4 cell count at diagnosis was used to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Behaviors of Recently HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men in the Year Post-Diagnosis: Effects of Drug Use and Partner Types

...(mean 8.81 to 5.84; p "Transmission behaviors of these recently HIV-infected MSM decreased and serosorting increased after diagnosis; recent UAI with serostatus unknown or negative partners rebounded after nine months, identifying critical... Read more »
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On the rise 3.5 years post HIV/AIDS diagnosis

Posted by PositiveInPVD, 5 Replies
...enormous improvement even after I had been concerned I screwed myself by not catching the disease earlier. Over the last 3.5 years, I have seen fairly steady gains after being immediately placed on HARRT. Just last week I went to a new doctor in... 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 Read more »

Hiv-diagnosis about two months ago

Posted by Noa, 7 Replies
...girls/women of more or less the same age as me, or who got infected at the same age. I'm infected since june last year, but got the diagnosis at the beginning of this year (not a very happy newyear...!). You can contact me in English, Dutch,... Read more »

Just got diagnosed with HIV

Posted by lgb, 3 Replies
...Hey all I'm just a 20 year old guy, who was just diagnosed with hiv about two weeks ago, and I am also in the military reserves. At the beginning I was fine with it, I didnt feel like Read more »