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i was diagnosed with hiv in april 2003. my cd4=815; viral=3123. i went back at the end of july 2003 and my stats were essentially the same. my doc says i'm fine. i feel fine, but i have these red bumps (6 small ones) at the back of my...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Your HIV status makes it somewhat unlikely that your tongue lesions are due to fungal infection. There are other tongue conditions such as aphthous ulces or irritated papilla that can induced by stress or local irritants including smoking. A good... Read more »


Dear Doc,In this forum you quote a lot of statistics on the potential to transmit HIV based on... Read more »

First year stats

Hi, I have been positive for 12 months. Diagnosed for 4 months. I have been told that the stats... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Atlanta Journal-Constitution Profiles Advocacy Group HealthSTAT, Including Work With HIV/AIDS

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Tuesday profiled the advocacy group HealthSTAT , which stands for Health Students Taking Action Together, including its work on HIV/AIDS policy in Georgia. Members of the group include students in nursing,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

QuickStats: Annual Rates* of Hospitalization With a Diagnosis of HIV/AIDS Among Persons Aged ≥45 Years, by Sex -- National Hospital Discharge Survey, United States, 1997-2007†

Abbreviation: HIV/AIDS = human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. * Per 10,000 population. † Annual hospitalizations estimated from hospital discharges during 1997-2007 with any-listed HIV/AIDS diagnoses codes 042 and... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

Alabama: AIDS Stats Above Average

This article was reported by the Selma Times-Journal . The Selma Times-Journal reported that a new study shows a decrease in HIV cases in Alabama overall, but an increase in Dallas County. According to the study, conducted by Auburn... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

QuickStats: Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Disease Death Rates Among Men Aged 25-54 Years, by Race and Age Group -- National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2000-2010

Deaths include those coded as B20-B24 in the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision. From 2000 to 2010, HIV disease death rates decreased approximately 70% for both black and white men aged 25-44 years. Rates decreased by... Read more »
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Stats on Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Good evening everyone. Lots of nice stats today. Anyone have any stats on the % of folks who do or do not present primary infection symptoms. I am actually starting to stress about NOT presenting any (not counting the fainting episode as I am... Read more »

Unclear on Stats

Posted by MiamiLat, 1 Reply
Hello all! I am unclear on the following stats:
I read there is a 6.5 in 10,000 possibility for the insertive (top) partner to get infected from a positive receptive (bottom) partner. In other words, the risk is a 0.06%. Is this statistic based on... Read more »

where do i find info on hiv stats

Posted by Anonymous
I am doing a paper on hiv in teens I need stats on teens in calif. and I would like to narrow the search to my own county. does anyone know where to go or how to do this. thanks for the help! you can E-Mail me at

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A problem with the stats...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
If the riskiest of risky behaviors only carries a 3% (upper limit) risk, how is it that so many people seem to have this disease? I mean, is it mainly people that sleep with a pos person repeatedly that causes them to contract the virus? I believe... Read more »