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Slowing Down Hiv And Aids

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Elderly AIDS male slow to low vl high cd4

My husband is over 65 and was diagnosed HIV+ and HPB 10 months ago and has been on HAART for the past 10 months. His VL was over a million and CD4 coung less than 20. He has overcome lymphoma, perforated bowel, lung infection and is doing well...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...take as long as a year. If the viral load remains detectable at the level it currently is, it may require a modification in the HIV med regimen to get to undetectable. In addition, the lower your CD4 count is when you start HIV meds, the longer... Read more »

Study shows caffeine may actually slow HIV progression/transduction?

Dr. Bob,First off thank you so much for adding some needed levity to our situation. You've helped... Read more »

HIV Slow Term Progressors and Babies

Hi, my doctor feels that I am one of the lucky people to be a slow progressor with my HIV. + for... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Obama Administration "Wants to Go Slow" on HIV/AIDS Efforts, Editorial Says

...to the White House. The Obama brain trust, hemmed in by a huge financial deficit and political caution, clearly wants to go slow." In addition, nothing in Obama's recently announced global health initiative "should disappoint or infuriate... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Lawmakers Should Not Slow AIDS Funding

...workers," and the impact of U.S. tax dollars has been "multiplied" by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. "A slow-down now in U.S. global AIDS funding could compound drug shortages and treatment disruptions already... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Empowerment of Grassroots Communities, Provision of Condoms, Antiretrovirals Slowing Spread of HIV/AIDS in Africa, Report Says

... The mobilization of grassroots communities and the provision of condoms and antiretroviral drugs are beginning to slow the spread of Africa's HIV/AIDS epidemic, according to a World Bank report released on Wednesday in Kigali, Rwanda, Reuters Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Report on HIV/AIDS Drug Access Shows "Encouraging, Painfully Slow Progress," Editorial Says

...by UNAIDS , UNICEF and the World Health Organization on antiretroviral drug access "reported encouraging but painfully slow progress in 2007, the good news tempered by grave challenges," an Akron Beacon Journal editorial says. The report... Read more »
Connect With Others

Very slow progress...

Posted by jmiami, 2 Replies
...Bactrim and Azithromycin on 11/2006. In 2/28/2007 my CD4 count was only 61 and viral load was near 500,000. Did anyone have such slow results? I am getting nervous and scared! Read more »

Key facts about HIV/AIDS - Note Last Item

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...with AIDS at the end of 2005. More than two-thirds were in India. * The 2006 UNAIDS Report says the epidemic appears to be slowing down globally, but new infections are continuing to increase in certain regions and countries. * Since the... Read more »

have you heard....? to aids2hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...of someone getting infected with hiv and and within a few month begin experiencing symptoms such as painful swollen nodes, and fatigue? i was just wondering because Read more »

Contracting HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...If a person has AIDS and affected another person, will that other person have AIDS or will he/she be HIV+? Me and my ex-boyfriend broke up about 2 years ago. I haven't spoken to him since we broke up. 2 weeks ago, he contacts Read more »