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Percent Hiv Positive Usa Diagnosis Aids In One Year

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Coping With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...a bad person, unfortunately there are many people -most of them ignorant of the facts about HIV -- that still discriminate against HIVers simply because of their status. HIV treatment has changed drastically in the past 15 years. Now, most people in developed countries only need to take medications once or twice a day to keep HIV in check for many years. Side effects are milder and less common than they've ever been. It's completely...
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Do HIV carrirers test negative (HIV CARRIERS) (HIV BASICS)

DO HIV carriers test negative? (I did an HIV 1&2 test which came back negative. But someone told me that I could still be a carrier. The test was done six (6) months after my last possible exposure.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation'll need to be HIV tested at least three months after the last contact, and if that is negative, than again at six months. You should also suggest your boyfriend sign on to this or any other legitimate HIV information website. He's got a lot... Read more »

one in a million.

Dr.Bob.what would you do?.my arms are so thin. i have girl arms, and my belly is way out. my elbows are boney as are my ankles. my face is getting worst, around the eyes, and temple. i know im trying to convince you that i have hiv of some rare...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello jon,My assessment and advice have not changed. I strongly recommend you see a psychiatrist and follow-up with a competent general internal medicine physician for any ongoing physical ailments you are Read more »

hiv mpx test TaqScreenMPX (Taq SCREEN MPX for HIV, 2010)

dr bob, . i just came from chicago and took the hiv mpx test. so i will let you know the result when i get them in . i hope your fine and doing well. thanks jon
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV (including all known non-B subtypes) as well as group N and O isolates. I'm not recommending you actually need, or that you should get, this test. I'm merely being a nice guy and helping you with your Internet research on a disease that you... Read more »

Does 13% CD4 (< 14%) give me an AIDS diagnosis? (HIV VERSUS AIDS DIAGNOSIS DEFINITION 2009)

This site has really been my best source of information and education and for that I am very grateful...Thank you! I've recently been diagnosed with HIV and I can't seem to get my head around the numbers and what they mean? From what I can tell,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."HIV positive" was not a reportable condition until recently; however, AIDS has been for quite some time. (See below.) Once an AIDS diagnosis is made the diagnosis is not reversible even if your counts improve on combination antiretroviral... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...worldwide numbered approximately 21.8 million -- 17.5 million adults and 4.3 million children younger than 15 years. In the United States, an estimated 800,000 to 900,000 people are living with HIV infection. As of December 31, 1999, 733,374... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Projecting Possible Future Courses of the HIV Epidemic in the United States

...Disease Control and Prevention and Johns Hopkins University conducted an analysis 1 that projects what the HIV epidemic in the United States might look like in 10 years under different scenarios. The CDC/Johns Hopkins study reveals that... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...periods. Somehave excessive bleeding while others stop menstruating altogether. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is an STD that causes 99% of cervical cancer andcan also cause genital warts. HIV+ women are more likely to be infected withHPV than... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

...What Is PEPFAR? Drug Approval 5-Year Goals, Progress and Budgets The Bottom Line What Is PEPFAR? In 2003, the U.S. congress passed a bill to provide money to foreign governments to fight HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. This... Read more »
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time line

Posted by Anonymous visiting Paris for experimental treatment. After returning to the U.S., Hudson allows his doctors to publicly confirm his AIDS diagnosis. He dies in Los Angeles in October. "I think this was the first huge American celebrity, and worldwide... Read more »

Recent AID's Diagnosis: What should I expect?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...non-drug user who has been living with HIV for 13 years. I was just officially Diagnosed with AIDS because of my percentages (11%). My CD4's are 262 and Viral 1801. I didn't realize how uneducated I was on AID's until now. Where can I look for... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...variable results depending on the patients. Is it because HIV and AIDS have only been researched and studied for the last 20 years? Thanks. Read more »

On the rise 3.5 years post HIV/AIDS diagnosis

Posted by PositiveInPVD, 5 Replies
...Legal Seafood. Anyways my numbers back last August when I was setting up with the new doctor in Providence were about 450 (34%). Not shabby at all! But I was shocked to learn last Thursday when the new doctor called with my new numbers. 808... Read more »