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Stages Of AIDS

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Info on AIDS Dementia and End Stage AIDS

My husband was diagnosed with AIDS dementia on 8/7. He is considered to be in end stage AIDS. Doctors will not come back to discuss what this means. What is end stage and what can I expect? Please help. ...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
AIDS dementia is usually a diagnosis of exclusion. There are many HIV-associated conditions that can lead to dementia and it is important to do a number of tests (such as a lumbar puncture and a CT scan or MRI) to find out if one such condition is... Read more »

Length of last stage of AIDS

How long does someone his last stage of AIDS regularly last? What can we do to help the person?... Read more »

What are the stages of AIDS?

My brother found out he had AIDS about 3 years ago. We were told there are 10 stages to this... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Niger Stages AIDS Awareness Campaign

Niger's National AIDS Control Program, whose mission is to increase public awareness of the dangers of HIV/AIDS and its causes, recently visited the southwest district of Tahoua, which is seriously affected by the pandemic due to emigration. "The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Facebook a Stage for AIDS Rape Documentary

On Tuesday, filmmaker Michealene Risley will be interviewed at the Facebook Live studio in Palo Alto, Calif., just hours before her documentary on rape and AIDS myths debuts in more than 100 US theatres. "Tapestries of Hope" spotlights the myth,... Read more »
AIDS/SIDA Mental Hygiene Project

Counseling End Stage Clients With AIDS

Few mental health or health care professionals receive specific training in counseling people whoare at the end of their lives. There is an art to being of assistance to people who are dying andtheir loved ones that is founded upon the professional... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS Advocates Stage Protest Following Death of HIV-Positive Man Sentenced to 25 Years for Biting Prison Guard

AIDS advocates on Thursday chanted and staged a mock funeral at the home of a retired judge to protest the 1990 sentencing of an HIV-positive inmate, who died in prison in November 2003, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. About 75 people from... Read more »
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my brother's late stage

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
In march my brother collapsed. He turned out to have late stage aids infection, with encephapathy and dementia. He is 43 and a homophobe. He is home alone now refusing the available communities help. He is doing better, but I am having trouble... Read more »

4 stages to HIV disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
AMFAR AIDS HANDBOOK (Chapter 4, Page 53 )

There are four stages to HIV disease

1) Acute Infection Stage (500-1200 CD4s)- begins immediately after hiv enters the body and starts multiplying in infected cells. Acute infection ends about 2-6 weeks... Read more »

Asymptomatic Stage Hiv

Posted by nuthugger24, 2 Replies
When a person is Hiv Positive experts say after ars a person will go into an asymptomatic phase. During this phase they say you will have no symptoms related to Hiv except possible swollen lymphnodes. My question is: when you have hiv and you... Read more »

About the five stages

Posted by kicker, 1 Reply
Riverprinces and bird.

You both have taken what was said way out of context. At least from my view point on the issue. When anyone be it someone first diagnosised with HIV or what have you is experiencing the initial shock of the news it is not... Read more »