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Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...depression Anemia and HIV Anemia has always been a problem for HIV-positive people. Although the rate of serious anemia has dropped since people started using HIV drug combinations, anemia continues to affect up to 30 percent of HIV-positive people taking HIV drugs. Factors that are linked to a higher rate of anemia in HIV-positive people include: Being a woman Being African American Having lower CD4 cell counts Having a higher...
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Decrease VL, Decrease CD4

I've been hiv+ since 1 year ago and I dont take any meds. 4 months ago my VL was 106.000 and cd4 306 19%. The new test are 19,500 vl and 250 18% cd4.My doctor wants to medicate me. Im not sure. What does it mean that the VL decreased so much and my...
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
...I agree with your doctor. You need to start HIV medications. Your CD4 count and percent are the important numbers here. A normal CD4 count/percent in people without HIV infection is 500-1500 and 30-50%. You have lost Read more »

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get HIV from an infected partners saliva on my anus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...below 200 cells per cubic millimeter of blood. Also called the T-cell count, the CD4 count ranges from 450 to 1200 in healthy individuals. In some people, the T-cell decline and opportunistic infections that signal AIDS develop soon after... Read more »

sharing a room with someone who is HIV+

Hi,I am a 23 years old male.I have been sharing a room with an HIV+ person for the past one month.We have a double bed and he sleeps on one half of it and I sleep on the other half of it.Now, I have a few questions:I am a little worried as to should...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...below 200 cells per cubic millimeter of blood. Also called the T-cell count, the CD4 count ranges from 450 to 1200 in healthy individuals. How quickly do people infected with HIV develop AIDS? In some people, the T-cell decline and opportunistic... Read more »

can you get hiv/aids if you.. (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

me and my partner have been curious about trying anal sex. we are both hiv/aids free and free of any other std's. we were curious, can we get aids from anal sex even if you both are disease free?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...below 200 cells per cubic millimeter of blood. Also called the T-cell count, the CD4 count ranges from 450 to 1200 in healthy individuals. In some people, the T-cell decline and opportunistic infections that signal AIDS develop soon after... Read more »
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Declining Concentration of HIV in Correctional Facilities, but 20 Percent of HIV-Infected People in the U.S. Have Been in a Correctional Facility

...unchanged. So, our calculations were based on data from the Bureau of Justice Statistics in 2005. We have shown that about 150,000 individuals were released from jails and prisons in 1997. In 2005, about 150,000 individuals were released from... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

India: 29 Percent of HIV-Positive People Refused Loans

... Of the 26 percent of HIV-positive employees who disclosed their serostatus at work, more than 10 percent reported workplace discrimination, according Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zimbabwe: 50 Percent of New HIV Cases Are People Below 18

...An emerging trend on HIVAIDS statistics shows that more than 50 percent of newly reported HIV infections in Zimbabwe are among young people below age 18, according to the Zimbabwe National AIDS Council. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Young People Account for 40 Percent of HIV-Infected in Japan

...People in their teens and 20s account for nearly 40 percent of all Japanese newly infected with AIDS, according to new Health Ministry figures that officials say underline a disturbing Read more »
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1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...in 2006. Previous estimates put the number of new infections at about 40,000 a year. Of all the people infected with HIV, 48 percent were men who have sex with men, the CDC said. While male-to-male sexual contact was the leading cause of HIV... Read more »

What??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I've been reading some of these posts and I'm shocked. I can't believe people think they get HIV so easy. It's ridiculous! People are so uneducated. Sorry I had to vent. Read more »

love

Posted by DRLove, 1 Reply
...DR Love wants you to know it does not matter if you blow. If you like to lick or suck it is still safer than a f#ck. HIV don't go that way so you can lick or suck all day. To the Worried Well that never listen. it does not matter what your... Read more »

CNN - AN END TO AIDS

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
...high-risk behavior and a reluctance to get tested in the first place. Those same young people were shocked when I told them "90 percent of the people living with HIV don't even know they have it." The simple fact is that AIDS is not going away,... Read more »