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schizophrenia and HIV/AIDS diagnosis late stage

we recently found my son who has been missing for 3 years. he has schizophrenia which ia 1 reason why we could not find him. He is 31 and has been in the streets. I got a call from harborview and they had him in because he had collapsed and needed...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...am so happy for you that you found your son! Don't despair, there is a lot you can do for him. Many people respond great to HIV medications and have amazing recoveries.Make sure he gets on HIV medications right away. Atripla (Sustiva+Truvada),... Read more »

Does 13% CD4 (< 14%) give me an AIDS diagnosis? (HIV VERSUS AIDS DIAGNOSIS DEFINITION 2009)

This site has really been my best source of information and education and for that I am very... Read more »

Defining AIDS (HIV VERSUS AIDS DIAGNOSIS DEFINITION, 2010)

If a persons cell count bounces back up above 200, or they beat an opportunistic infection, they... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Update to Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Diagnoses of HIV/AIDS -- 33 States, 2001-2005

... The June 2007 revision of the 2005 HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report includes revised and corrected data on estimated AIDS cases for the period 2001 to 2005. Errors in the numbers Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Expanded HIV Testing and Trends in Diagnoses of HIV Infection -- District of Columbia, 2004-2008

...and 2007 BRFSS. AIDS diagnosis currently is the best indicator for the status of the HIV epidemic in DC. Since 1981, DCDOH has required that all laboratories and health-care providers report confirmed cases of AIDS by name, including HIV-related... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Trends in HIV/AIDS Diagnoses Among Men Who Have Sex With Men -- 33 States, 2001-2006

...In 2008, CDC conducted an analysis of trends in diagnoses of human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) among men who have sex with men (MSM) in the 33 states* that have had confidential, name-based HIV case... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
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Diagnosed with HIV and AIDS at the same time!!!!

Posted by icantbelieve, 9 Replies
Last April, viral load over 500.000 and cd4 count 191. Overwhelming. I've been sad, lonely, on meds, always tired, lost weight, appetite, no one knows, live away from my family, no partner, with an infection on my skin since April that impairs my... Read more »

My dad was just diagnosed with advanced AIDS

Posted by ontariogirl, 5 Replies
...out of bed. Yesterday he called me after getting his blood test results. Even though I knew in theory that he was likely HIV + I was devastated to hear he's been diagnosed with "full-blown" AIDS as he put it. His life has been hell for a... Read more »

Just got diagnosed with HIV

Posted by lgb, 3 Replies
...Hey all I'm just a 20 year old guy, who was just diagnosed with hiv about two weeks ago, and I am also in the military reserves. At the beginning I was fine with it, I didnt feel like my life Read more »

Newly Diagnosed!!!

Posted by BeerMe30, 4 Replies
...truly negative...not sure how I will deal with it if she is positive. I have had scares in the past, so I randomly give myself HIV test, this time I came back poisitive. I am sure my numbers have changed in the past weeks. I am still waiting... Read more »