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When Was Hiv First Diagnosed

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First Steps when diagnosed HIV-Positive?

I live in Thailand and my brother-in-law recently learned that he was HIV-Positive, he found out only when his wife became gradually more sick until, about 3 weeks ago, she was diagnosed with the virus--she has just been sent home from the hospital...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Sorry to hear about your brother-in-law. I know that antiretroviral medication is available in Thailand through government sponsored programs that produce generic antiretrovirals. His doctor should be able to guide him into the system so that he can... Read more »

schizophrenia and HIV/AIDS diagnosis late stage

we recently found my son who has been missing for 3 years. he has schizophrenia which ia 1 reason... 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,... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nearly 300 New HIV-Positive Diagnosed in Estonia in First Half of Year

... Estonia registered 292 new HIV infections in the first six months of 2008, of whom 164 are men and 128 women, according to data from the Health Inspectorate. Read more »
The Body

From Me to You: Tips on Dealing With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

... We don't want to make light of what you're going through. Getting an HIV diagnosis may feel like the worst thing that has ever happened to you. BUT PAY ATTENTION TO THIS: There is life after testing positive. Read more »
The Body

Tips on Dealing With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...breath. Don't hang your head. Reach out for support. You're not alone. Over the years, dozens of gay men living with HIV/AIDS, or working in the HIV/AIDS field, have shared experiences and advice in response to the question: What Would You... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Diagnoses Among Blacks -- Florida, 1999-2004

...cases in the United States, ranking third behind New York and California. Florida also had the second-highest reported AIDS diagnosis rate (behind New York). 1 During 2004, non-Hispanic blacks * accounted for 14% of the Florida population but... Read more »
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i was first diagnosed with hiv in jan. 1996

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...to working out and exercizing regularly as I know that also helps on all fronts. I try to keep up with all the latest HIV/AIDS news available to me via the Internet but have been unsuccessful in trying to find more information on something I... Read more »

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 »

Hiv-diagnosis about two months ago

Posted by Noa, 7 Replies
...girls/women of more or less the same age as me, or who got infected at the same age. I'm infected since june last year, but got the diagnosis at the beginning of this year (not a very happy newyear...!). You can contact me in English, Dutch,... Read more »

Just got diagnosed with HIV

Posted by lgb, 3 Replies
...Hey all I'm just a 20 year old guy, who was just diagnosed with hiv about two weeks ago, and I am also in the military reserves. At the beginning I was fine with it, I didnt feel like Read more »