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People Dying Within Months Of Hiv Infection

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The Stages of HIV Disease

HIV Is a Continuum Infection Primary Infection (or Acute Infection) Seroconversion The Asymptomatic Stage Early- and Medium-Stage HIV Symptomatic Disease Late-Stage HIV Disease (AIDS) HIV Is a Continuum Most of us are used to thinking of disease in very simple terms: if you feel sick, you are sick; if you feel healthy, you are healthy. However, because HIV may begin causing subtle changes in the immune system long before an infected...
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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 »

Is it possible to die of an undiagnosed infection?

According to the Armed forces of Pathology it is.Lo SC; Dawson MS; Newton PB 3rd; Sonoda MA; Shih JW; Engler WF; Wang RY; Wear DJ. Association of the virus-like infectious agent originally reported in patients with AIDS with acute fatal disease in...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Of course it is. Medical science isn't perfect, nor do we know everything.That said, it's very important to appreciate that case reports in the literature often represent very rare events. A 1989 publication doesn't comprise cutting... Read more »

hiv+ 10 months. too late for pep.boyfrnd died full blw aids now im +..does his strain of virus matter for me

i have been hiv+ for 10 mos. too late for pep. my cd4 804 viral load 5300. shld i begin tx.md says cd4 under 500 isnt betr to start early?my boyfrnd passed from full aids.but undetect.viral.is his strain affect me in any way. thank you very much for...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
In the US, recent guidelines recommend all people with HIV, regardless of CD4 cell count, should start HIV meds if willing and able. The 500 threshold is falling apart. Your options are to start now or watch and wait ti see what trends occur with... Read more »

Survival of HIV Infected People

Hi. I've been browsing this site and other HIV/AIDS sites for weeks now learning all I can about HIV. I'm currently waiting on PCR test results after having had a negative ELISA result at three months after a low-risk encounter...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Life expectancy is a very difficult question to answer accurately, but we have seen some very dramatic changes in the past several years. Without treatment, the typical survival with HIV infection was about 10 years. There were always a few lucky... Read more »
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Is this it? Am I dying?

Posted by pr2005, 6 Replies
I was diagnosed three years ago shortly after infection (the reason I know this is because I contracted it from my partner and had tested negative six months previously). The doctors defined me as a rapid progressor as my CD4 was already at 250 on... Read more »

dying with anxiety pls help

Posted by 456, 2 Replies
Dear All,
After an exposure to HIV in 2012 I did a HIV test last month . My test came back negative. But my fears havent gone away When I'm having my blood drawn process I couldn't see that nurse changed the needle of previous person(who tested +... Read more »

Dying of anxiety

Posted by hello1234, 1 Reply
Hello all-

I posted this question to Dr Bob in "Ask an Expert" but it wasn't answered...I am sure he gets tons of questions and I totally understand that there's no way he can answer everyone.

I just need some encouragement and don't have a lot of... Read more »

Re: AIDS Denialist David Pasquarelli Dies

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
PaulKing is wrong and has no knowledge of David's health choices.
David did not die of liver failure, or heart failure (as PaulKing has posted elsewhere), and he did not take HAART for many years before he was a dissident.
David died from advancing... Read more »