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What Are The Signs Of Advanced Hiv Disease

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Can EDTA or (chelation therapy), help advanced HIV patients with cardiovascular disease?

I would consider myself an experienced patient diagnosed 10 years ago, and probably living with this disease for 15 years. I have exhausted almost every treatment option, and have about two severe drug reactions, and about 70% resistense to earlier...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I haven't seen any published safety/outcomes data on use of EDTA therapy in the setting of HIV infection and significant cardiovascular disease with narrowing of the coronary arteries. Most patients I have treated with Isentress + Intelence... Read more »

How advanced is the disease - dementia?

My nephew lives in a 3rd world country and may not have the facilities available that you do here.... Read more »

Signs of HIV

Hi. I was wondering if the signs of HIV infection showed before 3 months or after the three months... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Lancet Infectious Diseases Publishes HIV/AIDS Articles in Advance of XV International AIDS Conference

The journal Lancet Infectious Diseases in its July 2004 issue published a series of stories relating to HIV/AIDS to coincide with the XV International AIDS Conference , which will be held July 11-16 in Bangkok, Thailand. Summaries of the stories... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Global Fund Replenishment Necessary to Continue Advance Against Diseases, Says Malawi's President Banda

"I am tremendously inspired by many women around the world who work under dire circumstances to make a difference for their families. One critical constituent of these women are those living with HIV," Malawi President Joyce Banda writes in the ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Anemia: Prevalence and Severity of Anemia Increases With Advancing HIV Disease

The current study describes the prevalence of anemia, a common hematologic abnormality that can significantly impact clinical outcomes and quality of life (QOL), in several populations of patients with HIV. Specifically, P.S. Belperio and colleagues... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Hodgkin's Lymphoma: Survival Normalizes to HIV-Negative Rates Despite More Advanced Disease at Diagnosis

High levels of treatment response to chemotherapy for Hodgkin's Lymphoma (HL) in the HAART era were reported in a combined analysis from five clinics, showing similar rates of event-free and overall survival compared to HIV negative controls. ... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 may
think you are nearing your end. NEVER just "give up", LIFE... Read more »

My doctor is refusing to treat my HIV until I sign

Posted by Garth, 2 Replies
Hello world,
As a newly diagnosed HIV gay man, living in Edmonton Alberta, ( diagnosed 1 year now) I am facing what I beleive to be discrimination and bullying by my doctor. My counts when first diagnosed were CD4 500 and viral load 16,000. Over... Read more »

Pimples and Advanced HIV

Posted by Anonymous
Hello there. Although I have been on The Body mailing list for quite sometime, I must say I have never been to this post site before. I find this to be very informative and I am glad to find a site where people can connect. My question is a... Read more »

My dad was just diagnosed with advanced AIDS

Posted by ontariogirl, 5 Replies
Hi everyone. I just found this forum and have an intense need to talk about what's going on anonymously. It's been a terrible 24 hours.

My dad is gay and spent pretty much his entire life hiding it from everyone. My parents finally split for good... Read more »