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The Meaning Of Hiv And Aids

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it broke my heart when i heard what it means to be a hiv/aids victem

it was on today's news that the government of my country is going to start treating people with anti-aids medication. but they will start treating people with a "stage 3" level of aids. what does it mean to be a stage 3 sufferer? please give me a...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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...Thanks for your question.I can't be certain, but one grading scale for severity of HIV disease is the Center for Disease Control's (USA)-- in this scheme, persons have category A, B or C, depending on their health.Category Read more »

What types of problems mean HIV is now AIDS

My Daughter was diagnosed with HIV in 1994 while pregnant. At the time the doctor estimated she... Read more »

I tested negative for hiv does this also mean im negative for aids?

Im a little confused...If you test negative for hiv does that mean you also do not have aids? Read more »
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What Does H1N1 (Swine) Flu Mean for People With HIV/AIDS?

...what sort of threat it poses. This holds particularly true for people with weakened immune systems or some people living with HIV. To help us fill in that knowledge gap, we've asked Dr. Joel Gallant for some insights. Dr. Gallant is a professor... Read more »
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What Does an ADAP Waiting List Really Mean? A Look at the Deepening Crisis From HIV/AIDS Service Organizations' Point of View

...ADAP coverage entirely or seen it reduced due to other cost-cutting moves. Obviously, this has a dramatic impact on low-income HIVers who rely on ADAP assistance to get their meds. But it has also become a major concern for people who work with... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Advocates Speak Out After Kenyan Cabinet Member Discusses Viability of Isolating People Living With HIV/AIDS to Control Spread of Virus

... IRIN/ PlusNews reports on the recent statements a Kenyan cabinet member about isolating people living with HIV/AIDS as a means of controlling the spread of the virus and reactions by local and international HIV/AIDS advocates. On January Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS 2010 Opens: Leaders Weigh in on Global HIV/AIDS Funding; Clinton, Gates on Efficiency

...Agence France-Presse reports. Though the conference is expected to highlight some of the most recent advances in improving HIV prevention and treatment, "[d]windling donations from rich countries imperils the 2006 U.N. and G8 goal of providing... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS related kidney problems...

Posted by alexzander, 2 Replies
...i have a question and was wondering if ANYONE out there knew even a little bit....people who are HIV+ (i myself have AIDS) but is it common to see tons of reoccuring kidney infections?! i mean these have been going on for months Read more »

HIV/AIDS and CAM

Posted by bradford, 1 Reply
...HIV/AIDS and CAM (complementary and alternative medicine) by Bradford McIntyre Initially, there were no drugs available to treat Read more »

HIV/AIDS EDUCATION-OUR BEST RESOURCE

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...HIV/AIDS EDUCATION - Our best resource is individuals infected with HIV Education is paramount if we are to reach individuals infected Read more »

Curious about HIV/Aids.....

Posted by Panther, 2 Replies
...My uncle is dying of HIV/AIDS, its hard for him to take his medication because he has skitsophrenia and hes paranoid.....last time we heard about him, Read more »