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Who Classification Of Hiv Effects

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The Well Project

What Are Opportunistic Infections?

...infections and other complications of HIV infection. Medical Management of HIV Infection, Online Edition: Retrieved June 2003 from www.hopkins-aids.edu/publications/book/book_toc.html . Castro, K.G. et. al. (1993). 1993 revised classification system for HIV infection and expanded surveillance case definition for AIDS among adolescents and adults. CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. United States Public Health Service &...
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side effects? (HIV versus AIDS, 2010)

my boyfriend and I were infected around the same time 3 years ago. I am still healthy and my doctor does not recommend that i start medication yet. My boyfrind however was started on Atripla immediatly due to a broncial infection. to make a long...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...possibilities that need to be evaluated. If his current doctor isn't helping, I'd recommend he consider getting a second opinion from an HIV specialist physician. Could some of his symptoms be drug-related side effects and/or toxicities? Yes, it... Read more »

AIDS to HIV - CD4 Count

I just found out my brother was diagnosed with AIDS last year. He was admitted to the hospital with a CD4 count of 2. He's now substantially about 200, I think in the 1,000's. He works out every day, eats well, in general, very healthy. I read...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,The term "AIDS" is indeed just a title (artificial classification) and in many ways really not all that useful anymore. "AIDS" was coined in 1982 prior to the discovery of the causative agent: Read more »

Can AIDS turn back to Just HIV

I recently met someone who's health went from good to bad and his T-Cells went below 10.. Now its around 150. He said he's doctor said the status of AIDS went back to Just having HIV. Can that happen? Im new to having HIV and just want to protect...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Your friend's doctor is wrong. Feel free to send him a copy of this post and my reply. He obviously needs a refresher course on HIV/AIDS!Dr. BobAIDS diagnosis (HIV VERSUS AIDS DIAGNOSIS DEFINITION)Mar 12, 2008 12 months ago I was diagnosed with... Read more »

can a person go from aids back to hiv

if i was diagnoised with aids with a low CD4 count placed on the meds and now have been undetectable with a high CD4 count for over 7 years, can i go from having aids back to just having hiv? will i have a longer more normal life?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...upcoming mid-term elections.Dr. BobAIDS OR NOT, THATS THE QUESTION Jun 12, 2005Dr. BobOn 5/24/05 the posted question about AIDS classification leaves me puzzled. In 1997 ZI was diagnosed with AIDS. My cd4 was 45 and I had several opportunistic... Read more »
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The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

... Table of Contents Side Effects and HIV Drugs Being Informed About Side Effects Helps Women and Side Effects Taking Care of Yourself Side Effects and HIV Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of Read more »
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brother

Posted by dilly730, 4 Replies
...my younger brother found out he was hiv positive about 1 yr. ago. since then he has found a very good doctor (well, i found the doc for him lol). he has been to see Read more »

Feeling effects of stigmatization towards HIV/AIDS

Posted by HIVstigmastudy
...Coping with HIV/AIDS: How the Perception of Stigmatization Affects Adherence to Medical Treatment and Disease Prognosis http://hivstigmastudy.webs.com/ Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

CD-4 lab work back

Posted by shannon, 5 Replies
Well, we were feeling all rosy over here, but this morning we got David's Cd-4 count and it is 242. That's much lower than we had sort of psyched ourselves up for and the folks at the clinic are going to hook him up with meds as soon as they can... Read more »