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Number Of HIV Cases By Age

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The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...Table of Contents Older Women: An Overlooked Group Calling Attention to Transmission and Prevention Getting Tested for HIV HIV began mostly as a disease of young men, but today the epidemic impactspeople of all ages, including older people (age 50 and over). While most newHIV infections are still in younger people, people 50 and older are also beinginfected. Older Women: An Overlooked Group Women over 50 are frequently...
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Long-term HIV Patient, age 60, with stable virile load

Hi,I have been hiv+ for 23 years, whose CD4 count has fluctuated around 600. Viral load usually below 30,000. Four years ago my doctor took me off of meds, the logic that the drugs do not appear to affect the numbers either way. My new doc, who has...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...sure I understand the need for 5 drugs. Was significant resistance found? I am also not sure about the need for AZT in your case. It would be helpful if you had the resistance test results, what you previously were taking, the 5 drugs she intends... 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, truvada, instentra) I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...remarkable strides in treating HIV/AIDS and we are seeing dramatic decreases in both morbidity and early mortality. However, as your case dramatically illustrates, not everyone responds to the currently available antiretrovirals. Some folks... Read more »

Long-Term HIV Patient, age 60, with stable virile load

Response to Dr. Holodniy's Question:I have Resistance: T69A, K70E, M184V and Other mutations, 98S, L135T, L63T, V771, 193L. She indicated that the AZT use was due to resistance factors. I was previously taking Videx, Zerit and Epiver over a 10-year...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
The resistance mutations are not that significant to warrant such an aggressive regimen of so many drugs. I still don't understand the reason for AZT. Read more »

How do I know if I have lipo or just aging ??

Hello, I am a 32 yr old female diagnosed in 2002. I have been on Reyetaz and Epzicom for most of those years. SO far I have been undetectable for over 5 years and my CD4 % has been slowly increasing and maintaining ( i was told this is more...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Sometimes we cannot tell if someone has mild facial lipoatrophy, or is simply getting older and showing the effects of aging. Many cases are clear-cut, others less so. The regimen that you are on is not known for causing lipoatrophy, but the... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...HIV cases among MSM younger than age 30, compared with 374 in 2001 (Kershaw, New York Times , 9/12). New HIV cases among MSM ages 13 to 19 also increased from 41 cases in 2001 to 87 in 2006, the AP/Long Island Newsday reports. More than... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...of complacency about the virus, the El Paso Times reports. The city's health department records indicate a shift in the ages of people testing HIV-positive. In 2004, the majority of newly reported cases occurred among men older than age 35,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New HIV Cases Increasing Among Young MSM in New York City Despite Drop in Overall New Cases, New York Times Reports

... The number of new HIV cases among men younger than age 30 who have sex with men in New York City has increased since 2003 despite a decrease in the number Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Report Finds That HIV Cases in Baltimore Increasing Among People Ages 20-29, Calls on City to Do More to Fight Spread of Virus

... The number of HIV cases recorded in Baltimore among people ages 20-29 increased by 10% annually between 2000 and 2006, and blacks account for 90% of new cases in the city, according to a report Read more »
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1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...AIDS virus puts the number at about 1.1 million, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday. The CDC numbers, based on 2006 data, show the population living with HIV is growing as people become newly infected and as... Read more »

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...who were diagnosed with HIV and Aids in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "premature[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments associated with ageing, the New York Times reports. CDC estimates show that the number of people... Read more »

Way too scared now to test....AIDS leading cause

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...of death in San Francisco. The article is posted right on the main page of The Body. Read more »

The Greying of HIV

Posted by Bear60
...truth, says Karpiak, is less titillating: Positive people are simply living longer due to the success of HAART. Behind the numbers hangs a tattered treatment chart. According to activist Jane Fowler, 71, who has been positive since 1991 and... Read more »