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What Causes Hiv To Turn Into Aids

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signs that you have when hiv turn to aids

what sypmtoms do you have when hiv tkurn to aids my 17yr old son jjust diagnose with hiv and his burps and fart smells very bad and unusual what causes this and is this symptoms for aids...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,"His burps and farts smells very bad . . . ."??? Generally speaking, burps and farts aren't supposed to smell like potpourri from Neiman Marcus.Sorry to hear about your son's recent diagnosis. I'm sure both you and... Read more »

how fast does HIV + turn to Aids

My brother just told me he has HIV positive and he found out a year and a half ago. He said he has not gotton any treatment and hasnt been back to the dr.Does this mean it probably aids now or could it still be HIV +? I am really worried. Hes having...
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
He absolutely needs to see an HIV specialist and be thoroughly evaluated. Important lab tests that need to be obtained are the HIV viral load (amount of HIV in the blood) and the CD4 count and percent (an important cell that is infected by HIV and... Read more »

Does HIV always turn into Aids (SURVIVAL) (LIFE EXPECTANCY 2008)

Hi Dr Bob,first l would like to say what a great effort you put into the forum, and you are my hero, l am recently Hiv Positive not on meds yet, CD450.... when my cd drops to 350 in the future, and l can take meds well, what are the chances l will...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I've recently addressed your question. See below. I have nothing new to add.Dr. Bobhow many people die from HIV in 2008 (HIV/AIDS SURVIVAL)Sep 6, 2008 Hi Bob, l am recently infected with hiv and and live in Australia, 36 years old and my... Read more »

Can AIDS turn back to Just HIV

I recently met someone who's health went from good to bad and his T-Cells went below 10.. Now its around 150. He said he's doctor said the status of AIDS went back to Just having HIV. Can that happen? Im new to having HIV and just want to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,No, this is not correct. Once someone qualifies for an AIDS diagnosis, it's permanent, even if their health improves. See below. Your friend's doctor is wrong. Feel free to send him a copy of this post and my reply. He obviously needs a... Read more »
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it is my turn for stpid q's

Posted by daisey6205, 3 Replies
i have read people talking about pcp and oi's and for lack of sounding stupid, someone please explain what they are. sorry that everyone thought i was so smart, when i am actually just pretending *LOL*
daisey Read more »

chances of 12 weeks negative turning into positive

Posted by kitten1970, 4 Replies
Hi,
I engaged in a risky exposure and have had followng tests:
DNA/PCR negative at 4 weeks
Antiboy negative at 4 weeks
DNA/PCR negative at 8 weeks
Antibody negative at 8 weeks
Antibody negative at 12 weeks
It has been around 4 1/2 months since exposure... Read more »

HIV son's dad starting to make the the turn

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Anger will only destroy the person that is angry. The dust is starting to settle now that its been a few weeks and Im calming down and appreciative of the grace of a few folks here whi have HIV and are gay but maintained grace under fire which I... Read more »

Possibility of Negative at 3 months turning positive later ?

Posted by Niv, 1 Reply
What is the chance of negative hiv test (4th gen cmia) at 3 months into positive later ? High risk heterosexual exposure experiencing ARS like symptom presently .... Sore throat, fatigue, rash, swollen lymph on the neck. I am so confused as many... Read more »