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What Stage Are Patients With Hiv Symptoms In

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The Stages of HIV Disease

...including a complete list of AIDS-defining illnesses, see " Mortality Trends " from the Winter 2005 BETA . It is important to note that this definition of AIDS may apply to HIV positive individuals who have never experienced symptoms of HIV disease. Receiving an AIDS diagnosis does not necessarily mean that the diagnosed person will die soon; some people have lived for many years after their diagnosis. This is even more the case today with...
Ask the Experts

end stage hiv symptoms

Is it possible to progress to late stage hiv symptom stage within a yr of infection. ie: thrush, parathesia, sinus infections...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your post.Let's be clear here. Neither thrush nor sinusitis are end-stage HIV/AIDS symptoms. They can occur in persons who don't have HIV, persons with recent or late-stage HIV.That said, a small proportion Read more »

Post-acute stage: what symptoms can patient have?

After the acute symptoms (fever, etc.) which last for 1-2 weeks, what are the symptoms can a HIV-infected person have: will he likely begin to have symptoms an asymptomatic patient have, such as fatigue, headache, dazziness, nausea, and myalgia? Are...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
...After the primary seroconversion syndrome resolves, most patients go back to feeling pretty normal. The symptoms that you list can occur during the course of asymptomatic HIV disease and some Read more »

HIV infection cure? Was told on CNN. What do you think? Mommy of three. (BERLIN PATIENT, 2010) (TIMOTHY BROWN, THE BERLIN PATIENT, 2010)

Hello my beloved Dr. Bob. I hope you are feeling wonderfully. I am writing because I came upon this article today on CNN's news page. I think I know you enough to figure out what you think about it, but truly want to hear all you have to say about...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the mutation are more likely to die from West Nile virus. Most worrisome: The transplant treatment itself, given only to late-stage cancer patients, kills up to 30% of patients. While scientists are drawing up research protocols to try this... Read more »

Determining my stage

I currently have CMV.but other than that i feel ok.Am i in the HIV or AIDS stage already? currently i dont know my cd4 and viral count.please help
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...person with CMV disease has AIDS since active CMV infection (such as retinitis or colitis) is an AIDS defining condition. Many patients with by CMV antibody positive with no symptoms (that is not AIDS defining). Hopefully you are connected with... Read more »
Articles
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

ACTG 175: Anti-HIV Therapy Lowers Risk of AIDS, Death in Patients with Intermediate-Stage HIV Disease

...anti-HIV treatment of individuals with intermediate-stage HIV disease can lower their risk of developing AIDS and, in certain patients, can reduce the risk of death. In a study of nearly 2,500 HIV-infected volunteers, with initial CD4+ T cell... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...about a 50/50 chance of staying healthy for 6 to 9 years. At first, researchers believed that early treatment might allow a patient to stop taking ART after a period of controlling HIV. However, newer reports indicate that this is probably not... Read more »
National Cancer Institute

Anal Cancer Treatment Options by Stage

...usually local resection. Check for U.S. clinical trials from NCI's PDQ Cancer Clinical Trials Registry that are now accepting patients with stage 0 anal cancer . Stage I Anal Cancer Treatment of stage I anal cancer may include the following: ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV and Kidney Disease

...end-stage renal disease (ESRD) or kidney failure. This can require dialysis or a kidney transplant. The rate of kidney disease in patients with HIV has gone down significantly since the introduction of modern antiretroviral therapy (ART.)... Read more »
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4 stages to HIV disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...few people it can be as short as 1 year or as long as 15 years. During this stage, most hiv infected individuals develop few symptoms of HIV disease. It is almost as if the virus has gone underground. This is not however a state of latent... Read more »

Joint Pain? AnonOne? Aids2HIV?

Posted by WhatDoIDo, 1 Reply
...Hi all. I had a few questions. When someone experiences early symptoms of HIV, do they all come at once? Or can they come seperately. I have had diarrhea for more than a month now, then I started having Read more »

Symptoms of HIV or Anxiety?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Howdy, For 7-8 weeks now I have been experiencing random pains (all over) that last seconds before hitting another part of my body - it happens every day but I will go an hour or two at times without feeling them. Amongst all this I have... Read more »

ARS symptoms always appear?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If i had a risky exposure on July 5th, would i experience any symptoms by now if i were seroconverting to HIV+. I had an experience with a prostitute (protected) and immediately after i lost my appetite for about a week, i lost about 10lbs. But i... Read more »