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When Does The Hiv Positive Stage Move Into Full-blown Aids

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what is end stage hiv

last doctors visit, viral load is 150 cd4 is 170. I have full blown aids. My doctor say end stage. I am not sure what that means. (I have an idea).. My cd4 count has never gone above 170 since I was told that I have full blown aids. I dont know...
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
...by any means. You don't indicate whether you are on antibiotics to protect you from infections or whether you are receiving HIV treatment. If the answer is no to both, you need to start both ASAP. Read more »

schizophrenia and HIV/AIDS diagnosis late stage part 2

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Full Blown Stage

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The Stages of HIV Disease

...Infection) Seroconversion The Asymptomatic Stage Early- and Medium-Stage HIV Symptomatic Disease Late-Stage HIV Disease (AIDS) HIV Is a Continuum Most of us are used to thinking of disease in very simple terms: if you feel sick,... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

The Stages of HIV Infection

...This may occur when CD4+ cells are still at reasonable levels, or only after they have dropped to the stage officially called AIDS . AIDS AIDS stands for Acquired ImmunoDeficiency Syndrome. Acquired means that the condition is not... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...medications, over-the-counter drugs such as Tylenol (acetaminophen), repeated use of antibiotics, or exposure to chemicals AIDS related opportunistic infections (OIs) such as MAC (mycobacterium avium complex), TB (tuberculosis), CMV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...Subpopulation Estimates from the HIV Incidence Surveillance System -- United States, 2006. MMWR . 2008; 57(36):985-989. HIV and AIDS Diagnoses 4 and Deaths At some point in life, 1 in 36 Hispanic/Latino men will be diagnosed with... Read more »
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Asymptomatic Stage Hiv

Posted by nuthugger24, 2 Replies
...When a person is Hiv Positive experts say after ars a person will go into an asymptomatic phase. During this phase they say you will have no symptoms Read more »

AIDS vs HIV -

Posted by 30YEAROLDMOTHER, 6 Replies
...Now i know that AIDS is the end stages of HIV but I just was thinking - And wanted to see if anyone knows. IF I (just say me for example) Had unprotected Read more »

IS THERE SUCH THING AS HIV-NEGATIVE AIDS?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
As per the title, is there really such a thing? Read more »

Husband just diagnosed with AIDS

Posted by jillymae06, 8 Replies
...My husband of 13 years has just been diagnosed with AIDS... we skipped the HIV+ part and went right to full-blown AIDS. I am scared and angry at the same time. He has battled oral Read more »