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What Does Hiv And Aids Look Like

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Test Positive Aware Network

RomneyCare and HIV/AIDS: A Look at Massachusetts Offers Insight on National Health Care Reform

It's hard to imagine how the federal health reform law, known as the ACA, will work for people living with HIV/AIDS once it is fully implemented in 2014. Because the framework of the ACA is loosely based on health care reform in Massachusetts, a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS in the United States: A Look Back and a Look Forward

Introduction Status of the Epidemic: Incidence HIV Is Still a Problem in the U.S.: Prevention Works -- But Challenges Exist What CDC Is Doing to Address the Epidemic Closing Testimony before the Oversight and Government Reform... Read more »
TheBody.com

HIV/AIDS Year in Review: Looking Back on 2010 (and Ahead to 2011)

As an action-packed year for the HIV/AIDS community draws to a close, TheBody.com takes stock of 2010 in this series of articles. Please add your comments on what you feel are the top HIV/AIDS stories of the year! HIV/AIDS Community Spotlight:... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Looking for HIV/AIDS Specialist

I am looking for a good referral for a HIV Specialist in Seattle area. Has to be in a private clinic. Thanks...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.Seattle has many excellent HIV care providers. If you're looking for a private practice doctor, I'd contact our good friend, Dr. Peter Shalit at Swedish Medical Center. He's highly experienced, a nice guy and... Read more »

What does it (AIDS and illness) look like?? [To readers, please share your experiences- BY]

Dr. Young, forgive my ignorance, but you answered a question of mine quite well the other day in my not taking medications and the levels I had discusses as you said were qualified as AIDS level numbers. I appreciate your answer. I ask people all...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your follow up.Your reluctance about HIV medications is a common one, and a sadly misinformed one. So, since you asked for it, here's some honest thoughts.HIV medications can be very, very well tolerated-- to the point where I ask... Read more »

How Do I NOT Look Like I have AIDS?

Hi Doctors,I am a 32 year old guy newly diagnosed with HIV 6 months ago.Whilst still scared of dying a horrible, agonising premature death, I'm slowly coming to terms with things.My CD4 count is 680 and my VL is 35000. My doctor says (and I...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello and thanks for posting. Your numbers are not bad and I agree with your doctor that it is unlikely that you will need to go on therapy within the next 4 years. There is a huge effort underway to improve HIV therapeutics not just better drugs,... Read more »

Autoimmune disorders look like AIDS?

I have Hashimoto's and Sjogren's and have become allergic to over 85% of all foods (hives/asthma). My doctor keeps mentioning she thinks it's AIDS. Wouldn't autoimmune disorders exhibit similarly to acquired immune disorder? I...
Sharon Lee, M.D.

Response from Sharon Lee, M.D.

University of Kansas Medical Center
AIDS causes a derangement of the immune system which may have some similarities to autoimmune diseases such as Lupus, Sjogren's, etc. I do not believe that food allergies have been associated with HIV. If your doctor has recommended a blood... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Year in Review: Looking Back on 2010

Posted by bartleby
So much has happened this past year. We're rolling out end-of-the-year reviews. So check it out!

You'll find:

Top HIV/AIDS Clinical Developments of 2010

The Buzz Factor: Most Talked-About Stories on TheBody.com in 2010

and you can even vote for your... Read more »

Looking for HIV/AIDS MD in Chicago Burbs

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am looking for a physician who specializes in HIV/AIDS care. Does anyone know of someone they would reccomend? I don't want to go to a generic Infectious Disease doc. I want someone who knows the intricacies of the disease and treatments.

Thanks! Read more »

looking for hiv/aids friends

Posted by marianantaba, 1 Reply
Greetings am in uganda africa l welcome whoever wants to be my friend
my email marianantaba@gmail.com
marie Read more »

Looking for HIV/AIDS Gay Men as Cool Friends

Posted by Bravew, 3 Replies
my name is Bravewolf I'm an Hiv neg Gay white Male living
in Huntsville,Alabama. but I'm very Hiv/Aids Friendly &
Just looking for other Gay males who are living with HIV or
AIDS for Friendship & maybe possibly more mostly friends
I'm 5,5,... Read more »