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Stories Of People Diagnosed With Hiv

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Quality of life for long-term HIV+ Persons. What to expect if diagnosed with multple HIV related illnesses?

I have been HIV+ for about 10 years now. Ive been on several different medication regimes, since I was first diagnosed, and my counts have all been excellent over the years (CD4 above 400 and Viral load undetectable). Ive also had the same Doctor...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The Side Effect of therapy forum is focused on brief discussions of side effects of specific HIV medication. In general there is continued concern that long term infection with HIV can lead to premature aging and maybe associated Read more »

Do people without HIV, but with NHL have low CD4's? Timing of diagnosis

Dr Dezube,thank you for your valuable time helping people with HIV/AIDS.You certainly have a place... Read more »

I now have HIV! (for the newly diagnosed)

Dear Dr. BOB,I have been diagnosed with HIV since November 2009. I've came to you in the past about... Read more »
Articles
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 Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Increasing Risk of HIV Among Older People, Doctors Failing to Diagnose Cases in Population, WHO Study Says

...Reuters UK reports. According to the WHO Bulletin report, "The Unexplored Story of HIV and Aging," physicians are failing to diagnose new HIV cases in this population because the virus still is considered to affect mostly younger populations.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

An Algorithm for Tuberculosis Screening and Diagnosis in People With HIV

... Tuberculosis is a leading cause of death among adults with HIV. In some countries, up to 50 percent of these patients die during TB treatment, usually within two months of the TB diagnosis. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Number of Named Partners and Number of Partners Newly Diagnosed With HIV Infection Identified by Persons With Acute Versus Established HIV Infection

...that can help differentiate recent from longstanding HIV infections. The authors identified persons age 18 and older who were diagnosed with HIV between Nov. 1, 2002 and Oct. 31, 2007, comparing the number of named sex partners by patients... Read more »
Connect With Others

documenting a person who is diagnosed with hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...inform society about the struggle and the on going need to prevent unsafe sex and how people should not be ashamed in taking an hiv test. i plan to further my career and my passion abaout this on groing epidemic. this is also an oprotunity to... Read more »

Hiv-diagnosis about two months ago

Posted by Noa, 7 Replies
...girls/women of more or less the same age as me, or who got infected at the same age. I'm infected since june last year, but got the diagnosis at the beginning of this year (not a very happy newyear...!). You can contact me in English, Dutch,... Read more »

Just got diagnosed with HIV

Posted by lgb, 3 Replies
...Hey all I'm just a 20 year old guy, who was just diagnosed with hiv about two weeks ago, and I am also in the military reserves. At the beginning I was fine with it, I didnt feel like my life Read more »

My dad was just diagnosed with advanced AIDS

Posted by ontariogirl, 5 Replies
...after getting his blood test results. Even though I knew in theory that he was likely HIV + I was devastated to hear he's been diagnosed with "full-blown" AIDS as he put it. His life has been hell for a long time, and I'm afraid he won't even... Read more »