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Number Of HIV Cases By Age

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York City Records Increasing Number of HIV Cases Among MSM Younger Than Age 30

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on Tuesday reported that new HIV diagnoses among men who have sex with men younger than age 30 has increased by 33% since 2001, the New York Times reports. The city in 2006 recorded 499... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Women Represent Nearly Half of HIV/AIDS Cases Worldwide; Number of HIV-Positive Women Rising in All Regions, Report Says

Nearly half of the 37.2 million HIV-positive adults ages 15 to 49 worldwide are women, and the number of HIV-positive women in all regions of the world has been increasing over the past two years, according to a report released on Tuesday by UNAIDS ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Increasing Number of New HIV Cases in El Paso, Texas, Recorded Among Young People

The number of HIV cases among people younger than age 35 in El Paso, Texas, is on the rise, highlighting what some health officials say is a trend of complacency about the virus, the El Paso Times reports. The city's health department records... Read more »
Ask the Experts

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has placed the number of new HIV cases attributable to oral sex at as high as 1 in 10 - Yikes!

Hi Doctor,I just read this online - The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has placed the number of new HIV cases attributable to oral sex at as high as 1 in 10. I thought oral sex was extremely low risk - especially without ejacuation?Any insight?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Oral sex carries a very low risk for HIV transmission, especially without ejaculation.I have not seen or been able to locate the reference or CDC report you are alluding to. It's clearly not in line with the vast majority of epidemiological... Read more »

Case numbers for rare subtypes (TESTING FOR SUB-TYPE O)

Dr Bob,I'm a frequent follower of your forum and enjoy your wit, humor, consistent honest answers. I know all of us worry wells do try your patients sometimes. Thank you for helping educate us. I have donated and will again.So many people...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Worry about being infected with HIV-1 subtype O in the U.S. Is completely unwarranted. Only two patients with subtype O were detected in the U.S. through March 2000! The newer HIV-antibody tests can fairly accurately detect subtype O and so far... Read more »

Death (HIV/AIDS A CHRONIC, NOT ALWAYS SO MANAGEABLE, CONDITION, 2010) ( HIV AND ACCELERATED AGING, 2010)

I think the p.c. word is morbidity . I recently had an argument with one of the very few friends iv disclosed to who stated , "people don't die from aids anymore". For whatever reason after 4 years despite three meds ( kaletra,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Pillboy,Morbidity means illness. Mortality refers to pushing up daisies.Your friend is woefully misinformed. HIV/AIDS is a slowly progressive disease that does not have a cure. That makes it a terminal (fatal) condition. Yes, we have made... Read more »

What's the best case scenario for HIV infection? Be real, how many years can I go on?

We hear 13, 16, 18 years for HIV cases with proper meds. How many years of life from times of AIDS diagnoses to death, has been the longest lived, outside numbers of years, with use of latest meds? This is very important to most. We know you...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
I have patients in my practice who have been infected for well over a decade (even two decades)and who currently have very robust (i.e. high) CD4 counts and an undetectable viral load. I often tell them (and they do ask me!) that they could have a... Read more »
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Unusual case. Ongoing Low CD4 - HIV possible?

Posted by Tryin2BRational, 4 Replies
I wrote awhile back outlining a one-time risky exposure in March 2006(unprotected vaginal sex) with a female of unknown status. I contacted her and she told me she did not have HIV, but I doubted her veracity (I had two consectutive rounds of... Read more »

Excellent article on HIV & aging, "New York" mag.

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 2 Replies

"Another Kind of AIDS Crisis"

A striking number of HIV patients are living longer but getting older fastershowing early signs of dementia and bone weakness usually seen in the elderly.

http://nymag.com/health/features/61740/
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Got my numbers =again- with one tiny mistake

Posted by DDS, 2 Replies
So I called my HIV doc again today because I haven't heard from in a week. He's still trying to reach these other universtiy doctors for 6-7 days now!!
So in speaking with him he gives the results of my 1st (and only) blood work- Turns out my... Read more »

Need stats and number before test.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
after a risky oral encounter how long to wait for test and what are the statitics of being Neg or Pos after 30 day, 60 days verse 90 days. Thanks.

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