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Untreated Thrush For Five Years

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untreated for 7 years

My daughter just shared with our family that she has known for 7 years that she was HIV positive. Her t-cell count is 33 and she has only been on the meds for 5 days. she says she is not in pain but she has the thrash in her mouth and in 2monthsgone...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,It's certainly sad that your daughter has known about her infection for seven years but only started treatment five days ago when her counts had fallen to dangerously low levels and she had become symptomatic (thrush and severe wasting).... Read more »

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Untreated PCP

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi,

I have a friend who has made it known that he is refusing any further medical treatment. He has recently been diagnosed with PCP. Knowing that untreated PCP is a one way street, can anyone tell me what to expect, or even tell me what to tell... Read more »

THRUSH

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi
I have been with my partner for five and a half years now and during my pregnancy 3 years ago was given the routine HIV test which was negative. My question is that I have been reading through the sites about vaginal thrush and it says it can... Read more »

elisa test five years latter

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
After five years of my last low risk relation (oral sex, no cum), I made me a elisa test last week, it was negative, My question is Im HIV-? Read more »

Five Years Later..... Is Life Worth Living?

Posted by Anonymous
So I have been living with HIV for five years now. I'm on good meds, haven't had any negative reactions, and never been sick. I am grateful for this.

But I still haven't been the same since I got the diagnosis. By same I don't mean simply knowing... Read more »