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When Is Hiv Infection Diagnosed As Aids

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Report: Diagnoses of HIV Infection and AIDS in the United States and Dependent Areas, 2010

Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released its HIV Surveillance Report, 2010, Vol. 22 . This report presents data for diagnoses of HIV infection and AIDS through December 31, 2010 and reported to CDC through June 2011. ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Number of Named Partners and Number of Partners Newly Diagnosed With HIV Infection Identified by Persons With Acute Versus Established HIV Infection

Acute HIV infections are linked to a disproportionate share of forward transmission in certain populations, note the current study's authors. They hypothesized that patients acutely infected might be able to identify more named partners than those... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Previous HIV Testing Among Adults and Adolescents Newly Diagnosed With HIV Infection -- National HIV Surveillance System, 18 Jurisdictions, United States, 2006-2009

In 2006, CDC recommended human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing for adults, adolescents, and pregnant women in health-care settings and HIV testing at least annually for persons at high risk for HIV infection* to foster early detection,... Read more »
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searching for answers to child with HIV Newly diagnosed (PEDIATRIC HIV INFECTION INFORMATION, 2009))

I have a niece who is 12 yrs old she was just diagnosed with HIV.No one has explained everything in lay terms about her diagnoses. How do I answer her ?? about it and the tests that she will have (CD4 and Viral load).Disclosure etc.. Cannot find...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your niece should have a pediatric HIV specialist monitoring her. That doctor should help in explaining her condition to her based on her age, maturity and level of understanding. The important thing for parents and family members is to always be... Read more »

I am diagnosed with an ear and respiratory infection and have hiv.

Could this be from hiv and should I get my lungs checked? Im very tired and trouble breathing along w seeing stars and slight blured vision. ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
A clinical evaluation is recommended. KH... Read more »

Diagnosed with hiv/aids at same time.

I was diagnosed with hiv and full blown aids in september/96.I washospitalized for two months with pcp afteraverting near death my viral load is now 800 down from 240000 in thehospital and my cd4 count is 180 up from 10in the hospital.I am...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
This distinction you're making between HIV and AIDS is a littleartificial. It's not like you've been diagnosed with two differentdiseases. A more accurate way to look at it is that you've beendiagnosed with HIV infection at a... Read more »

New HIV/AIDS diagnoses, pneumonia (PCP), please help!

We've heard so many different things so far with the entire host of medical staff in the hospital, primary doctor with no real knowledge of AIDS, and only speaking with social worker otherwise: Brief Hx: Admitted to hospital Nov 1 with severe...
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
He needs HIV treatment immediately. I don't understand the delay until January. This is absolutely not acceptable. Vitamins are not the answer. Yes, there can be a recurrence or persistence in symptoms of PCP, particularly if the CD4 count is... Read more »
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Diagnosed with HIV and AIDS at the same time!!!!

Posted by icantbelieve, 9 Replies
Last April, viral load over 500.000 and cd4 count 191. Overwhelming. I've been sad, lonely, on meds, always tired, lost weight, appetite, no one knows, live away from my family, no partner, with an infection on my skin since April that impairs my... Read more »

Husband just diagnosed with AIDS

Posted by jillymae06, 9 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 thrush for over a year now and his first doctor never suggested an... Read more »

husband diagnosed with AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
This must have been the hardest week of my life. I just returned from a trip back to America (I live in Thailand), and wasn't home but only two days when my husband went into a siezure. We got him to the hospital, and first they thought he was a... Read more »

My Uncle has just been diagnosed with AIDS

Posted by brighteyes7213, 5 Replies
My Uncle has been sick for quite some time. He got pnuemonia and he went into the hospital. There they told him that he has not only pnuemonia but his liver has completely failed and the he has full blown AIDS. They think that he has had it for 4... Read more »