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Prognosis For Advanced Ks In Aids Patient

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Cancers

...Trouble eating and swallowing Gastrointestinal tract: Diarrhea Cramping Bleeding Lungs: Breathing problems Bad cough Diagnosis Biopsy (sample of tissue taken and examined under microscope) "Good prognosis" KS: No internal organ involvement CD4 count greater than 200 cells No history of opportunistic infections (or AIDS diagnosis) "Poor prognosis" KS: Tumor in organs, or very bulky (ulcerated) CD4...
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diagnosed with fll blown aidd

what could a prognosis be for someone who contracted full blown aids from someone who had advanced case of aids
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...such as what was the AIDS defining condition (CD4 versus a serious infection) and on the quality of HIV care available (many AIDS patients can expect to live many decades with good health if connected to quality care). KH Read more »

HIV positive - question about life expectancy (LIFE EXPECTANCY, 2010) (PROGNOSIS, 2010)

I have just had a 5 week test result come back positive.I couldnt get answer from my doc, so wanted to ask you.How long can people with HIV live on HAART? - I know there isnt one figure- just wondering if there are ball park figures?Any info would...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...medical care is very complicated, and changes quickly. This makes it important to find an HIV care provider who works with HIV/AIDS patients and is committed to staying up to date. Your relationship with an HIV provider will be better if you are... Read more »

(LIFE EXPECTANCY) (PROGNOSIS) Nov 14, 2008

Please can you let me know how I can get a copy
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...medical care is very complicated, and changes quickly. This makes it important to find an HIV care provider who works with HIV/AIDS patients and is committed to staying up to date. Your relationship with an HIV provider will be better if you are... Read more »

prognosis for us all (LIFE EXPECTANCY) (PROGNOSIS)

dr. bob,hope the wedding went well! congrats. i wanted to ask you about the prognosis for long term med use in relation to life expectancy. i have read quite a bit and it's always very interesting to say the least. i know you can't give a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...medical care is very complicated, and changes quickly. This makes it important to find an HIV care provider who works with HIV/AIDS patients and is committed to staying up to date. Your relationship with an HIV provider will be better if you are... Read more »
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Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)

What Is KS? How Is KS Treated? Can KS Be Prevented? What Else Is Being Studied for KS? The Bottom Line What Is KS? Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) is a cancer-like disease. It originally was known as a disease affecting elderly men of Eastern... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...genital warts. HIV+ women are more likely to be infected withHPV than HIV-negative women. HIV+ women, especially women with advanced HIVdisease, are also more likely to develop dysplasia as a result of HPV. Dysplasia is a pre-cancerous... Read more »
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 patient Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...produces the disease in that host. With regard to postulate #1, numerous studies from around the world show that virtually all AIDS patients are HIV-seropositive; that is they carry antibodies that indicate HIV infection. With regard to... Read more »
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Boon for HIV & AIDS patients - Yoga Pranayama ....

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...Boon for HIV & AIDS patients - Yoga & Pranayama - Swami Ramdev From: akumar My dear Brothers & Sisters, Re: Great ancient Indian science "Yoga Read more »