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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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Does HIV always turn into Aids (SURVIVAL) (LIFE EXPECTANCY 2008)

Hi Dr Bob,first l would like to say what a great effort you put into the forum, and you are my hero, l am recently Hiv Positive not on meds yet, CD450.... when my cd drops to 350 in the future, and l can take meds well, what are the chances l will...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I've recently addressed your question. See below. I have nothing new to add.Dr. Bobhow many people die from HIV in 2008 (HIV/AIDS SURVIVAL)Sep 6, 2008 Hi Bob, l am recently infected with hiv and and live in Australia, 36 years old and my... Read more »

MAC and very low T-cell, no where to turn

My brother had been diagnosed with late stages of AIDS with a T-cell of 35 and viral of 750,000. Got on meds and his viral went to 5,000 and T-cells to 280. Then he got what I suspect is MAC and psymyositis (sp) in is leg and no one knows how to...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
If he got MAC once his T cells were 280, then he probably got the form of MAC called "immune restoration syndrome". This responds to continued HIV meds plus MAC meds. Polymyositis is a different problem. It may be difficult for your... Read more »

oral sex with confirmed pos guy (turns out worried for nothing)

Hey Dr Bob,Today was my final HIV test and it came back negative. WOOHOO! To give a little background, I messed around with someone who is positive. By messing around I mean I gave him head and he returned the favor. To complicate the mater I had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Congratulations and WOO-HOO! Excellent News. Thanks for taking the time to write in and share your story. Hope the "e-slap" didn't sting too much! Hey, does "e-slapping" qualify as cyber S&M?Stay well. Happy New... Read more »

hiv accute stage

hello sir , my friend got hiv infection , he is suffering with loose motions and loss of apetite . doctor saying he is in advanced stage . his immune count is 58 .is there any life risk or how long he will survive ? he is treating with viraday now...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.Your friend certainly has advanced HIV infection and symptomatic AIDS (with a very low CD4 cell count). He has however, started on a very effective first-line treatment for HIV (Viraday is also known as Atripla)-- one... Read more »
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my brother's late stage

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
In march my brother collapsed. He turned out to have late stage aids infection, with encephapathy and dementia. He is 43 and a homophobe. He is home alone now refusing the available communities help. He is doing better, but I am having trouble... Read more »

Skin Turns Red, Is This Normal?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
OK. Here's a puzzle I can't solve. First of all, my skin has become dryer. My palms especially - never been so dry. Secondly, I have transient red areas on the skin, like pressure marks, even when I don't remember exerting the pressure. They appear... Read more »

Not sure where to turn

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Hi everyone. I have been lurking for a couple of days and am in need of your advice, knowledge and support. Here's my story, and I will try to keep it brief.

I had an unprotected sexual encounter with a man (i am woman) of unknown status back in... Read more »

About the five stages

Posted by kicker, 1 Reply
Riverprinces and bird.

You both have taken what was said way out of context. At least from my view point on the issue. When anyone be it someone first diagnosised with HIV or what have you is experiencing the initial shock of the news it is not... Read more »