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What Are The Signs Of Advanced Hiv Disease

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Do removed lymph nodes advance HIV infection?

I hope you can help me because I am scared to death.I tested positive for HIV in mid-March. I went in for medical care right away. My doctor says my vl is 7000 and my CD4 level is 280. I told him I tested negative for HIV as recently as December...
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
Extremely unlikely. One presumed lymph node removal will have no impact on your immune system's capabilities to contain the virus. Read more »

Regimen and Symptom

Hello,Firstly, thank you for committing time and resources to create this website. It is an... Read more »

Job

Dear the expert, I live in the country outside USA. I would like to know about if the physicain... Read more »
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Ritonavir-Saquinavir Combination Therapy in Patients with Advanced HIV Infection

...onRetroviruses and OpportunisticInfections in Washington,D.C. examined the effect of the combination ofritonavirand saquinavir in advanced HIV positive patients. Prior to these studies,the combination of ritonavir and saquinavir had been reported... Read more »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

U.S. Updates Clinical Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections Among HIV-Exposed and HIV-Infected Children

...HIV-infected children and childrenwho were HIV-exposed through birth to an HIV-infected mother." Dr. Mofenson said. In recent years, HIV infection has increased among adolescents. "We hope that doctors and clinicians make use of these new... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

GM-CSF Shows Benefit for People with Advanced HIV Disease

...GM-CSF, or granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor, appears to increase CD4 cells in people with advanced HIV disease as demonstrated in a study reported in Reuters Health, April 3, 2000. Macrophages are a type of white blood cell that... Read more »
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Postpartum ART Discontinuation is Common, Particularly Among HIV-Infected Women With Less Advanced HIV

Listen (3.4MB, 8 min.) This is an interview that took place in the poster session at IDSA 2007, one of the year's HIV conferences. There's nothing like hearing the results of research directly from those who actually... Read more »
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i have an advance hiv infection...

Posted by Anonymous
...Hi all: My name is Jim, I have an "advanced" HIV infection, and I write to hopefully give a bit of TURBO-BOOST to all who find themselves in that moment of darkness that comes when you Read more »

Cold sores /hiv infection

Posted by bug, 2 Replies
...hilgy risk behaviour having 2 protected vaginal contacts and 1 unprotected oral contact with a woman with cold sores? Thanks in advance Read more »

HIV infected or not?

Posted by Andreea, 2 Replies
...treatment, or taking that the one suspected to have taken the virus has diabetes? please get me out of the dark! thank u in advance Read more »

HIV via infected food!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...my mouth, I was scared to death since HIV could transmiss via my rotten teeth.... PLS explaine this to me, thanks alot in advance! Read more »