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Will Hiv Shut The Body Organs Down

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When Will Body Shut Down

My niece was recently diagnosed with AIDs. She's had the virus over 10 years without knowing it. The day after Christmas she suffered a collapsed lung, has had 2 lung surgeries since then, (for pneumonia and Aspergillus) and continues to...
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

Response from Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

The Cutting Edge
Dear Sleepless,Even at 95 pounds, she was pretty light weight. So, in this case, I would say that more aggressive measures might be needed. Talk with her doctor about the possibility of nutrition support... this may mean tube feeding or feeding... Read more »

After 15 years, My counts are High, But my Body wants to shut down.

Good Afternoon, I'm a 33 year old white male. I became Positive when I was seventeen. Having... Read more »

Would You Ever Consider Shutting Down This Forum?

I know there are people with real concerns and that you've helped so many. However, I'm... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Maryland: HERO AIDS Clinic to Shut Down in Weeks Amid Move to Reallocate Funds to Other Organizations

Within three weeks, Baltimore's Health Education Resource Organization (HERO) clinic will permanently close. For 25 years, HERO has provided HIV/AIDS medical, legal, and counseling services to roughly 3,000 clients per year. However, the clinic has... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chinese Police Shut Down Event for Gays, Lesbians Aimed at Discussing Cultural Issues, Including HIV/AIDS

Police last week in Beijing shut down a three-day cultural event aimed at discussing cultural issues and HIV/AIDS among gays and lesbians in China, Japan's Kyodo News reports. The Gay and Lesbian Cultural Festival, which was to be held Dec. 16-18... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

China AIDS Group Says It Is Forced to Shut Down

A Chinese group focusing on rural AIDS and orphans shut down Thursday due to mounting pressure from the Beijing tax bureau, advocates said. Beijing Loving Source (BLS) was founded by jailed AIDS activist Hu Jia; its closure follows stepped-up... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: AIDS Activists Threaten Legal Action if Health Ministry Fails to Shut Down Controversial Doctor

On Friday, some 1,300 members of the Treatment Action Campaign demonstrated outside the offices of South Africa's Medicines Control Council (MCC) demanding it close down the operations of a German-born doctor accused of undermining the country's... Read more »
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WHY! DO WE HAVE TROUBLE WITH OUR FEMALE ORGANS

Posted by Brave43, 1 Reply
WELL,THIS WAS MYFIRST ER VISIT TO THE HOSPITAL ON WEDNESDAY,AUG 17,2011,I HAD PAIN SO BAD THE NIGHT BEFORE SO I DIDN`T TELL MY MOTHER THAT I WAS HURTING SO BAD SO,I TRY TO GO TO SLEEP BUT I COULDN`T SO I JUST ROLL AND ROLL UNTIL I FINAL FELL
TO SLEEP... Read more »

Hiv survival on organic surfaces (e.g. skin, hair)

Posted by Antre, 2 Replies
Hallo. I have read a lot of articles before asking this question but I still have a question (maybe due to the fact that I do not have medical knowledge). We know that HIV does not survive for very long outside the body. Actually as soon as the body... Read more »

organ donor had hiv in window period

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 1 Reply
Home / News / Nation
4 patients get HIV from organ donor
Email|Print| Text size + By Lindsey Tanner
AP Medical Writer / November 13, 2007
CHICAGO --A troubling case in which a high-risk organ donor infected four patients with the AIDS virus and... Read more »

The Body site has changed

Posted by notinterested, 5 Replies
For the past few weeks I've been thinking about this and so I thought I'd share. When I first came to this site a few years ago, I really enjoyed it. I thought the support was wonderful and some of the stories were inspiring. Now I come to this site... Read more »