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What Are The Symptoms Of Aids At The End

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you feel. Your mind is a powerful thing. 1.There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. HIV is a virus that attacks...
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Info on AIDS Dementia and End Stage AIDS

My husband was diagnosed with AIDS dementia on 8/7. He is considered to be in end stage AIDS. Doctors will not come back to discuss what this means. What is end stage and what can I expect? Please help. ...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
AIDS dementia is usually a diagnosis of exclusion. There are many HIV-associated conditions that can lead to dementia and it is important to do a number of tests (such as a lumbar puncture and a CT scan or MRI) to find out if one such condition is... Read more »

end stage hiv symptoms

Is it possible to progress to late stage hiv symptom stage within a yr of infection. ie: thrush, parathesia, sinus infections......
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for your post.Let's be clear here. Neither thrush nor sinusitis are end-stage HIV/AIDS symptoms. They can occur in persons who don't have HIV, persons with recent or late-stage HIV.That said, a small proportion of... Read more »

let it end

I have been living with HIV and now AIDS for over 7 years. I am tired of fighting, and just want it to end. I do great for a couple of months at a time, then bamm, I get sick and tired. I don't want to hurt my family, but I also don't...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
Your desire for relief from pain and fatigue is understandable. However, if you are feeling hopeless about recovery or the chance of some improvement, please consider that this may be a symptom of depression. People sometimes feel hopeless as a... Read more »

At my wits end - PLEASE respond

I am married and my husband is HIV -ve. I have engaged in no risky exposure at all. But I now have some white patches on both sides of my tongue that seem to go with scraping and then appear again a few days later. This has been going on for a month...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,"Worried well" questions must be sent to our HIV Prevention/Safer Sex forum, not this "Fatigue and Anemia" forum, which is dedicated to folks who are confirmed HIV-positive.Briefly, you have all the "classic... Read more »
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Never ending drama

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I need help and hope someone here is able to help me. I have tested for HIV out to 6 months and tested negative. Now I have enlarged lymph nodes in the back of my neck which are big and firm. Of course the doctor asked me if I would consent to and... Read more »

Will fear ever end???/testing at 4 months

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I've tried my best to shake loose of the HIV worry since testing negative on a PCR and an ELISA at 3 months. Staying away from this board and taking a two week vacation far away from the Internet was part of my strategy. But I have to admit, HIV... Read more »

end stage

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
anyone have infomation on end stage hiv has anyone been at late stage and not had hiv antibody, at clinic they told me at late stage you may not have antibody, ive had so many problems and after high risk tested but neg but no reason why all... Read more »

Time to END THIS............

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I don't have the balls to call the girl I slept with, and I'm so stressed over still thinking I'm HIV POS, I have decided to see an ID or HIV specialist this week. To let you all know, I tested negative on many different ELISA's 1/2 done at 3... Read more »