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Ways To Know You Have AIDS

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Any way to measure thymus activity to know if HAART will work?

It is my understanding that HIV can cause permanent damage to the thymus and potentially make it very difficult to restore the human immune system because the thymus (along with bone marrow) is important for T-cell production. This may sound like a...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Your questions are beyond the scope of this forum. I don't know the answer about thymus pain. We know that HIV infects the thymus, but we also know that HIV-infected people have functioning thymuses to some degree and are capable of generating... Read more »

Your opinion Please?Dumbest way to get AIDS!!!!!!!!!!

Hi Omar From Houston texas hey I know Im positive and Im trying to hang in there being strong iam... Read more »

Is the truth the best way to deal with AIDS?

Dear Dr. Frasino:I always look at your forum and I admire your work a lot. Recently Ive read the... Read more »
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What Do You Think Is the Best Way to Fight HIV/AIDS Stigma?

Stigma: It comes in many forms and can have a profound effect on people's relationships, their careers, their health, their lives. In fact, because of the ways it creeps into and clouds judgment on other aspects of the epidemic, many who are living... Read more »
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HIV Frontlines: In Newark, N.J., an HIV/AIDS Advocate Finds New Ways to Reach LGBT African Americans

Listen to Audio (49 min.) Download Audio This podcast is a part of the series HIV Frontlines . To subscribe to this series, click here . --> Welcome. My name is Kellee Terrell and I'm the news editor for TheBody.com. This HIV... Read more »
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Three Ways Nelson Mandela Fought AIDS

Candace Y.A. Montague Did you know that Nelson Mandela was, at first, very quiet about AIDS? Yes, Nelson Mandela. The same man who spent 27 years in prison for essentially fighting for justice for the oppressed. But he turned things around as... Read more »
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HIV Prevention Is the Surest Way to Fight AIDS

The authors, James Krellenstein (left) and Jim Eigo, at an August 15 demonstration at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, where ACT UP/NY and allies protested recent funding cuts to the City's postexposure prophylaxis (PEP)... Read more »
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Way too scared now to test....AIDS leading cause

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
of death in San Francisco. The article is posted right on the main page of The Body. Read more »

my g-f has hiv-aids dont know what to do

Posted by Anonymous, 11 Replies
hello my girl friend has full blown aids with a 't'cell count of 30 or so cells and has been in the care of doctors for a week now shes been on all the med's including fustiva and is running fevers and has bad headaces and severe loss of appatite is... Read more »

My dad has HIV, but he doesn't know I now know......

Posted by ibookg414, 5 Replies
Well, I just recently found out my gay dad is HIV positive, but he doesn't know that I know. I was over at his house recently (my parents are divorced) (im 18, he's 50) and I opened 1 drawer, which I had no clue was his medicine cabinet, saw all... Read more »

i am searching for ways to support...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am searching for ways to support those that have HIV/AIDS. By
reading some of the postings, there is a fear of not only the
disease but of the thought of others knowing of the infection. I
have a brother-in-law that does not have the disease but... Read more »