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What Is Second Stage Of Hiv

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AIDS Dementia Complex

Introduction Possible Symptoms of Early Stage ADC Possible Symptoms of Middle Stage ADC Possible Symptoms of Late Stage ADC What Is ADC? The Symptoms of ADC How Does HIV Cause ADC? Incidence Diagnosing ADC What If I Think I Have ADC? Treating ADC Treating the Symptoms of ADC What If Someone I Care For Has Symptoms or Was Diagnosed With ADC? Conclusion Introduction Dementia is a brain disorder that affects a person's ability to...
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second stage

Dear Sirsorry but you are the only can you help me.I was diagnosid + but after one month after the resolt my DC he said I was on second stage, is possible? my opinion no because on the past I done many test all negative untill one nigth to be stupid...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The stage terminology you are using is not routinely used for HIV infection. I recommend that you see a local HIV specialist to sort out your HIV status and receive counseling appropriate to you situation. Many people with HIV infection have little... Read more »

Does a second hiv specialist opinion necessary?

Commendation for the excellent work you are doing.Please advise me if I need to get a second HIV specialist opinion since I was diagnosed 2 weeks ago with HIV, my GP referred me to a HIV Specialist and she did some test right away. MY CD4 count was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I would agree with the approach your HIV specialist has suggested. I do not believe treatment decisions should be based on a single blood test analysis, as there may be confounding variables. The only reason to consider getting a second opinion... Read more »

Second Opinion on KS

I've read that most late stage Kaposi's Sarcoma lesions do not blanch upon pressure. I noticed a flat red lesion about 5mm on my right shoulder. I visited an internist and showed him the spot during the check up. He pushed on it and...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
First of all: are you HIV+? Secondly, the only foolproof way to diagnose KS is by biopsy, although clinicians experienced in managing patients with HIV can usually make the correct diagnosis just by inspecting the lesion. I agree with Bruce... Read more »

Waiting for second lab test

Hello Dr. Young,I was tested HIV + on Feb 07. I started to seek medical care and help on early March and I got my frist lab test a couple weeks ago with - CD4 count- 363 and Viral Load count - 131,100. The doctor told me that he needs to do another...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello Rob and thanks for your post.1. I'm personally not a big believer in vitamin supplements and hold to the notion that for the vast majority of people, the best nutritional supplement is a balanced diet that's rich in fruits and... Read more »
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So does HIV live a few, seconds hours or minutes?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have heard many conflicting reports. I have heard it only 2 seconds, Ive heard it dies in minutes, and Ive heard it can live HOURS! What is the real lifespan? Has it been proved with tests? Read more »

Why don`t some people give a person who has HIV a second chance.

Posted by WEARYEYES44, 1 Reply
I see through these
past two years that
the stigma era is
not going to stop
soon,why because we
have alot of people
that are still in
the closet about their HIV status today.and meaanwhile
the few people that are disclosing their
status are still fighting... Read more »

HIV transmitted through precum for 4 seconds of anal sex?

Posted by mooch3r, 2 Replies
I am 20 years old male. I am growing extremely anxious about a sexual encounter I had with a man last night. I know I should have known better but I met up with a complete stranger over the net, and he took me to a gay sauna. At one point he tried... Read more »

HIV transmitted through precum for 4 seconds of anal sex?

Posted by mooch3r

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