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Types Of AIDS

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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 had only been infected 6 months due to symptoms she had in that time frame. She is very ashamed of it and tries very hard to hide it from everyone....
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Of all the problems you described, only the cervical cancer is an "AIDS-defining condition". Whether the blood in her stool will turn out to be part of an AIDS-defining illness remains to be determined. The social worker asked her about... Read more »

Licking Blood, "blood brothers" and similar types of exposures

I,M WONDERING CAN YOU GET AIDS OR HIV BY LICKING SOMEONE ELSES BLOOD.... Read more »

HIV TYPES

Hi dr YoungCan you simply tell me:How many types of HIV do you know or known(except hiv 1 or... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Identifies "Ideal" AIDS Drug Regimen; Includes Same Drug Types Found in Indian Generic FDCs, Study Author Says

The "ideal" antiretroviral drug combination for new patients includes two nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors and one non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor, according to a study in the April 29 issue of the New England Journal of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Types of Cancer Vary in HIV Patients

The types of cancers diagnosed among HIV-infected patients have shifted in the era of antiretroviral (ARV) therapy, a new study has found. The incidence rates of non-AIDS-defining malignancies (non-ADMs) have grown among HIV-infected patients... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Behaviors of Recently HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men in the Year Post-Diagnosis: Effects of Drug Use and Partner Types

With the objective of assessing the behaviors of recently HIV-infected men who have sex with men, the study authors conducted interviews every three months with 193 recently infected MSM in the Southern California Acute Infection and Early Disease... Read more »
National Association of People With AIDS

Types of HIV Tests

HIV Antibody Testing Options The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that between 850,000 and 900,000 Americans are infected with HIV. An estimated 180,000 to 280,000 Americans do not know they are infected, and may continue to... Read more »
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HIV-TYPE 2

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV-TYPE 2: I would like to hear from anyone who has tested
positive for HIV-2. Currently the U.S. only tests for HIV-1. But
now I have a friend with the type 2 strain (a weaker strain most
common in W. Africa), and we are having a difficult time... Read more »

SUB TYPES? Please help

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
What is the deal with all the sub types and what test will detect these (home access, PCR, ELISA HIV1/HIV2) Also, if you were with someone from another country (Europe, Russia, Asia, Africa) what test should you use? Read more »

Types of test?

Posted by T_BOOGIE, 3 Replies
Does the type of test you take really make a difference, like besides the rapid test. I dont know what kind of test i took but the last one i took was negative. Does the type of test make that big of a difference? Read more »

Now what is HIV-Type 2?

Posted by ExWorryWart, 1 Reply
As if the one that I got tested on wasn't enough, I got this info today that there is also a Type-2. My exposure was not in U.S. it was in Nepal (Country between india and china).. How do I find out about HIV-Type 2 is relevent for this country? Any... Read more »