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What Is AIDS Prognosis

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Aging/AIDS/Prognosis

In the early 1990s I was diagnosed as having AIDS based on a CD4 count below 100, wasting syndrome, thrush, and several other OIs.Over the past years my CD4 count will respond to a new treatment by increasing to the upper 300 to lower 400 range for...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...immune activation (other diseases or infections that stimulate the immune system and can cause a drop in the CD4 independant of HIV), medications (like interferon for hepatitis C), or incompetely suppressed virus replication (especially if there... Read more »

AIDS PROGNOSIS

Two years ago a relative progressed to AIDS. He has a viral load of 8,000 and CD4 of 87. I had read... Read more »

HIV positive - question about life expectancy (LIFE EXPECTANCY, 2010) (PROGNOSIS, 2010)

I have just had a 5 week test result come back positive.I couldnt get answer from my doc, so wanted... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Russia's AIDS Prognosis Gloomy -- Experts

...future with the management of AIDS patients also infected with hepatitis C. "More than half of the registered 215,000 carriers of HIV will need therapy," Maleyev said. "The situation with AIDS and intercurrent hepatitis C has reached a critical... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Prognosis for HIV/AIDS Patients Could Be Better Determined After Patients Begin Antiretroviral Treatment, Study Says

...Prognosis for HIV/AIDS patients might be better determined after the patient has received six months of antiretroviral therapy rather than Read more »
The Body PRO

Data on HIV Disease Prognosis 5 Years After Initiating HAART

...Collaboration consists of 12 large cohorts from countries in Europe and North America. The collaboration was established to estimate the prognosis of HIV treatment-naive patients initiating HAART. The 3-year data were previously published in The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: Non-Profit Group Marks 25 Years in Fight Against HIV, AIDS

...also offered emotional support to AIDS patients and their families. At the time, people diagnosed with HIV/AIDS had a grim prognosis, said CCWS Deputy Director Barbara Waller. A major part of CCWS' work involved "preparing you, helping you... Read more »
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Feeling effects of stigmatization towards HIV/AIDS

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...Coping with HIV/AIDS: How the Perception of Stigmatization Affects Adherence to Medical Treatment and Disease Prognosis http://hivstigmastudy.webs.com/ My name is Eric, a graduate student at DePaul University in Chicago, IL. I am working on Read more »

Graduate Research on Stigma Towards HIV

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... Coping with HIV/AIDS: How the Perception of Stigmatization Affects Adherence to Medical Treatment and Disease Prognosis http://hivstigmastudy.webs.com/ My name is Eric, a graduate student at DePaul University in Chicago, IL. I am working on Read more »

SURVEY:How does social stigma affect your coping?

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...Coping with HIV/AIDS: How the Perception of Stigmatization Affects Adherence to Medical Treatment and Disease Prognosis http://hivstigmastudy.webs.com/ My name is Eric, a graduate student at DePaul University in Chicago, IL. I am working on Read more »