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Normal Time Span Of Hiv And Aids

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...Some Hispanics/Latinos may avoid seeking testing, counseling, or treatment if infected out of fear of discrimination. The stigma around homosexuality adds to prevention challenges (e.g., traditional gender roles and cultural norms such as "machismo" contribute to the perception of Hispanic/Latino gay men as "failed men"). Greater acculturation into the US culture has both negative (engaging in behaviors that increase the risk for HIV...
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AIDS & Life Span

I have searched and read many of the q & a's on the life span of AIDS patients. But most refer to those living with HIV. My son was diagnosed as HIV+, but come to find out, he was actually already in full blown AIDS--his CD4 stayed well below 200...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
...every day. His CD4 count will continue to rise for at least 5 years after starting treatment and should get back above 450, the normal range. There are several factors that influence CD4 recovery, starting with a low CD4 count means that his CD4... 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
...field have made the prediction that HIV/AIDS is now a "chronic manageable illness" and those infected should expect to live "a normal lifespan." Well, I'm perhaps the most optimistic person on the planet, but I'm also a scientist and realist. As... Read more »

Hiv-Aids will could be cured in 4 years time says Hiv Noble prize winning Professor

WE COULD HAVE HIV-AIDS CURE IN 4 YEARS WITH PROBER FUNDING says the professor that found HIVOct 13, 2008 Hi Dr Ewald, you are our shining light with the countless hours and time you put into helping people with hiv live a normal life... Noble prize...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
I certainly hope that he is right. Let's pray that he is. Read more »

Cure for HIV/AIDS (CURE 2009) (CURE 2009)

Hi,I have been wondering why it is so difficult for HIV/AIDS cure to be found especially for Americans who nothing is impossible for. I am from Africa living with HIV. Would there ever be a cure for this deadly disease and when?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...sentence are well behind us. With good care and treatment, it's fair for people with HIV to expect to live out a relatively normal lifespan. Missing from the greatly improved picture are the ways in which HIV disease still complicates the lives... Read more »
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The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...fact, TheBody.com's "Ask the Experts" forum on safe sex and HIV prevention is flooded with tons of questions every day. It's normal to be scared, especially if you don't know much about HIV. But that is why it is important to educate yourself:... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...depression is more intense, lasts longer, and interferes more with your day-to-day ability to function. Depression is not a normal part of being HIV positive and it is important to tell your health care provider if you have any of the symptoms... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...inside of cells and produce energy by breaking down sugars and fat. At the same time, lactic acid is made as a waste product. Normally, the body breaks down lactic acid and gets rid of it. In mitochondrial toxicity, the mitochondria are... Read more »
The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...the blood and the cells do not get enough. A diagnosis of pre-diabetes or diabetes is made when glucose stays at higher than normal levels (also called hyperglycemia). There are several types of diabetes: Type 1 Diabetes The pancreas no... Read more »
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Diagnosed with HIV and AIDS at the same time!!!!

Posted by icantbelieve, 9 Replies
Last April, viral load over 500.000 and cd4 count 191. Overwhelming. I've been sad, lonely, on meds, always tired, lost weight, appetite, no one knows, live away from my family, no partner, with an infection on my skin since April that impairs my... Read more »

19and Hiv positive

Posted by ally, 6 Replies
...my name is ally i recently was diagnosed hiv positive march 3, 2008. i was really scared and didnt know what to do or think. Im not scared of so much the disease its self Read more »

dont know how to deal with it

Posted by alvamay36, 5 Replies
...mortality. my partner is still negative and he is giving me support but now i am affraid to infected him, really having a hard time with this. Read more »

anyone see Primetime?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...okay, I finally get the guts to go test after reading all the encouraging info on this site, and then I see the Primetime special on AIDS in black America last night. So which is it? is HIV/AIDS really a chronic, manageable disease, or a dark,... Read more »