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Percent Of People With Hiv Or Aids

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Declining Concentration of HIV in Correctional Facilities, but 20 Percent of HIV-Infected People in the U.S. Have Been in a Correctional Facility

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this interview, you'll meet two of these impressive HIV researchers and read their explanation of a study they presented at CROI 2009. ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

India: 29 Percent of HIV-Positive People Refused Loans

Of the 26 percent of HIV-positive employees who disclosed their serostatus at work, more than 10 percent reported workplace discrimination, according to a new study. Not surprisingly, 74 percent of people infected chose not to disclose their status... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zimbabwe: 50 Percent of New HIV Cases Are People Below 18

An emerging trend on HIVAIDS statistics shows that more than 50 percent of newly reported HIV infections in Zimbabwe are among young people below age 18, according to the Zimbabwe National AIDS Council. Addressing representatives from various church... Read more »
Ask the Experts

What percent get problems?

Hi Dr:Have there been any studies indicating what percentage of persons with Hiv get lipo, both on and off meds? What about persons on keletra. I started it one mont ago--treatment naive. Please help if you can. ...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
Several studies have tried to address this. In a german study 30% of people on treatment (mainly PIs and d4T) had lipodystrophy at 3 years. In Gilead 903 13% of d4T/3TC/Efavirenz and 1% of tenofovir/3TC/efavirenz recipients have lipodystrophy, as... Read more »

100 percent mortality rate

Dear Dr. David,I have read on this site and several others that the mortality rate of HIV infected persons is 100. Does this mean that all people who have the virus will die with the virus (no possible eradication) not neccesarily from the...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
As you said, life has a 100% rate of mortality ('the only way not to leave the party is not to go in the first place'). Whether HIV is absolutely fatal depends. It depends on the expected duration of the illness, it depends on the chance... Read more »

pakistan 10 and 3 percent HBV and HCV

Hi doctor Dieterich'sIn pakistan 10 and 3-7 percent people suffer from HBV and HCV respectively as from research done in Pakistan. For HIV officially 1400 HIV positive are reported.I would ask you as route of transmission is same for all three...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Dear Dr Imran,Hepatitis B and HIV are both classic sexually transmitted diseases and are transmitted in the same way. HIV and HCV are both transmitted parenterally through IV drug use, iatrogenically, through re-used needles, through tattoos, body... Read more »

Please post for all worried wells!!! (ANOTHER GUY WHO WAS 100 PERCENT SURE HE WAS POSITIVE TURNS OUT TO BE NEGATIVE, 2010.)

I have gotten quite familiar with this website. I posted a question to Dr. Bob last week about all the symptoms i felt including oral thrush and well if i can just say that researching the internet made me crazy i mean literaly insane. I had the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,"Well, guess what? NEGATIVE!!!!!!" Hmm. Actually your results are exactly what I anticipated! I'm delighted my good-luck karma continues to work! WOO-HOO!Thanks for writing in and sharing your story. Hopefully it will help others... Read more »
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absolutes vs. percents

Posted by PAUL, 3 Replies
Help... I'm totally confused about the difference between absolute numbers and the %. I just found out that my cd4 cout was 28% or 392. How is the percent more meaningful than the absolute number? I just don't get this... I made the original posting... Read more »

Percent of HIV symptoms

Posted by Anonymous
Signs and symptoms

After an incubation period of a few days to a few weeks after exposure to HIV, most infected individuals present with an acute flu-like illness. Acute HIV-1 infection is a very heterogeneous syndrome and individuals presenting with... Read more »

what percent

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
what percent would someone have of being hiv pos if they tested neg 4 times using the elisa, antigen test hiv 2 test way way past the window with ongoing symptoms, doesnt the more tests you take give u the 100% mark or can i still not be sure even... Read more »

Older people with HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
My mother was just diagnosed with HIV --she's 65 for god's sake! She said she had sex with a man she met in Florida five years ago--someone her age. No one told her she had to use protection. Are there any other people out there with parents with... Read more »