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Aging/AIDS/Prognosis

In the early 1990s I was diagnosed as having AIDS based on a CD4 count below 100, wasting syndrome, thrush, and several other OIs.Over the past years my CD4 count will respond to a new treatment by increasing to the upper 300 to lower 400 range for...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...hepatitis C), or incompetely suppressed virus replication (especially if there are "blips" in the viral load).Regarding the "AIDS" diagnosis, we generally do not remove it once the CD4 count rises. Until we know the extent and durability of... Read more »

AIDS PROGNOSIS

Two years ago a relative progressed to AIDS. He has a viral load of 8,000 and CD4 of 87. I had read... Read more »

General prognosis of recently diagnosed Full blown AIDS

Dear Dr. Henry,Thank you for the sound & judicious information you take the time to share with your... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Prognosis for HIV/AIDS Patients Could Be Better Determined After Patients Begin Antiretroviral Treatment, Study Says

...Prognosis for HIV/AIDS patients might be better determined after the patient has received six months of antiretroviral therapy rather than before the Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Russia's AIDS Prognosis Gloomy -- Experts

...expert of Russia's Health Ministry, said the nation's health system would be confronted in the future with the management of AIDS patients also infected with hepatitis C. "More than half of the registered 215,000 carriers of HIV will need... Read more »
The Body PRO

Data on HIV Disease Prognosis 5 Years After Initiating HAART

...divided into 80 risk strata depending on the patients' age ( 50), history of intravenous drug use, CDC stage (asymptomatic vs. AIDS diagnosis), CD4+ cell range ( 350) and viral load ( 5 log). Endpoints were considered as progression to AIDS or... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: Non-Profit Group Marks 25 Years in Fight Against HIV, AIDS

...only organization offering HIV and STD services in Berks and Schuykill counties. An atmosphere of enormous fear surrounded HIV/AIDS in 1985, said Carolyn Bazik, the group's executive director. "Parents were having a hard time accessing... Read more »
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Feeling effects of stigmatization towards HIV/AIDS

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Graduate Research on Stigma Towards HIV

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SURVEY:How does social stigma affect your coping?

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