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What Are The Prognosis For HIV

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Adoption - prognosis of HIV+ adopted baby

We have just adopted twins from Africa. They are 1 year old. The girl is HIV+, but the boy is negative. The tests were done in Africa. Are they likely to be incorrect? What length of life span are our babies expected to have? Do you have any...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...You should definitely have the children evaluated at a center that has expertise in diagnosing and caring for HIV positivie children (or your pediatrician could consult with a pediatric HIV expert). I would repeat testing on both. If one or Read more »

HIV positive - question about life expectancy (LIFE EXPECTANCY, 2010) (PROGNOSIS, 2010)

I have just had a 5 week test result come back positive.I couldnt get answer from my doc, so wanted... Read more »

Whats the out look on HIV treatment and long-term prognosis?

I am aware that Hiv treatment has improved since the introduction of HAART.However, as a suffer of... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Prognosis for HIV/AIDS Patients Could Be Better Determined After Patients Begin Antiretroviral Treatment, Study Says

...Prognosis for HIV/AIDS patients might be better determined after the patient has received six months of antiretroviral therapy rather than before the Read more »
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Data on HIV Disease Prognosis 5 Years After Initiating HAART

...divided into 80 risk strata depending on the patients' age ( 50), history of intravenous drug use, CDC stage (asymptomatic vs. AIDS diagnosis), CD4+ cell range ( 350) and viral load ( 5 log). Endpoints were considered as progression to AIDS or... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Russia's AIDS Prognosis Gloomy -- Experts

...expert of Russia's Health Ministry, said the nation's health system would be confronted in the future with the management of AIDS patients also infected with hepatitis C. "More than half of the registered 215,000 carriers of HIV will need... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

... Background The acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) was first recognized in 1981 and has since become a major worldwide pandemic. AIDS is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus Read more »
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Medication and Nightmares

Posted by whyyyyyy, 1 Reply
...reminder of this invader in my body; a burden that will never ever go away. Twenty-five years old and I am on medication for AIDS -- it's still really hard to come to terms with that truth. Yet, as time has progressed the side effects have... Read more »

Coping with HIV/AIDS? Participate in this survey!

Posted by HIVstigmastudy
...Coping with HIV/AIDS: How the Perception of Stigmatization Affects Adherence to Medical Treatment and Disease Prognosis http://hivstigmastudy.webs.com/ Read more »

Feeling effects of stigmatization towards HIV/AIDS

Posted by HIVstigmastudy
...Coping with HIV/AIDS: How the Perception of Stigmatization Affects Adherence to Medical Treatment and Disease Prognosis http://hivstigmastudy.webs.com/ Read more »

Graduate Research on Stigma Towards HIV

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... Coping with HIV/AIDS: How the Perception of Stigmatization Affects Adherence to Medical Treatment and Disease Prognosis http://hivstigmastudy.webs.com/ Read more »