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Will All Patients With Hiv Develop Full-blown Aids

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full blown aids

i wanted to know how long do u have to live if you have full blown aids? also me as a family member i just found out my brother has aids , he has not been able to tell us "family" that he is infected with aids....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Full blown AIDS usually refers to the situation where an HIV infected person has a CD4 (T-helper) cel count less then 200 or has developed an infection or tumor that is seen only in the context of severe immune damage. In the areas of the world with... Read more »

Re: Definition of a full blown aids

Dear Dr:I refer to your email on Jan 7,2005 regarding the subject:What is the purpose of that... Read more »

Treating full blown AIDS

I see many references to treating HIV with protease inhibators and the like. But can these... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Over 600,000 Zimbabweans Have Full-Blown HIV/AIDS

More than 600,000 Zimbabweans have AIDS, while about 2.1 million others are currently living with HIV, Cabinet member and Minister of Health and Child Welfare Dr. David Parirenyatwa said Friday. An estimated 26 percent of the adult population is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

In South Africa First, Soap Diva to Get Full-Blown AIDS

Nandipha Matabane, a character on the South African soap opera "Isidingo," has been diagnosed HIV-positive and is developing AIDS. The show's producers hope the storyline will help break the stigma surrounding HIV/AIDS in a country where one out of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Thai Prison Officials Propose Amnesty for All Thai Inmates With Full-Blown AIDS

Thailand Correction Department officials today proposed to release the country's hundreds of inmates with AIDS so the prisoners can "spend the last minutes of their lives with their family." The proposed release, part of a broader amnesty plan for... Read more »
American Psychiatric Press

Disclosing HIV Status to Patients: An HIV Positive Therapist Responds

Introduction One of the most significant issues for each psychotherapist is how to make the most disciplineduse of self while remaining empathically connected to the patient. The literature is full ofdiscussions about how not to allow the... Read more »
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Full-blown aids to hiv+

Posted by MsStiletto, 10 Replies
In Dec.2002 I was diagnosed with full-blown aids. I had thrush, neuropathy, CMV colitis & MAC. I had 18 Tcells & Viral load in the millions if thats possible. I now have 346 Tcells & undetectable.
My question is, can I now be considered... Read more »

Is husband full blown?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Hello New to this post... Husband was diagnoised HIV in 95'.
ONly sought treatment a short time which included inhibitors (azt)cocktail. He stopped taking meds in 96'. Now has gone back to Dr. and cd4is @37 viral is extremly high. white count 2.7.... Read more »

hiv+ not full blown AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV+ not full blown AIDS!!!

I have been HIV+ for about 8 or 9 years now , and Iv'e had my
share of OI's all that are kept under control with good health as
well as my 22pill-a-Day regime. But my ouestion is ....what is
full blown Aids??? I'am... Read more »

Hiv ARS symptoms STRAIGHT into full blown AIDS?

Posted by anxious66, 1 Reply
I have posted about my risk before, unprotected oral (msm) me giving, no ejaculation. tested negative at 6 weeks with a 4th gen duo.

my question is more out of curiosity, although i am scared it MAY apply to me too. Kaposi's sarcoma is an infection... Read more »