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What are some places in the u.S. You can call for help when you have aids?

What are some places in the u.S. You can call for help when you have aids?

AIDS CLINICS: You can call the nearest medical school affiliated hospital for aids clinic or call your local health department and they will provide you the information. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Counselors (Definition)

Counselors/therapists are health professionals who usually specialize in a particular mode of therapy such as psychotherapy (counseling) or art therapy to help patients tackle various issues. Such issues may be phobias (fears) of the patient, mental health ...Read more


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What are the effects of s.T.D.S, herpes, and aids?

What are the effects of s.T.D.S, herpes, and aids?

Multiple: Too numerous to discus here. Best is to search the cdc website. Most have neurologic side effects with opportunistic infections ultimately causing death after overwhelming the immune system. ...Read more

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How long does a baby with aids live, if born and living in the u.S.?

How long does a baby with aids live, if born and living in the u.S.?

Variable.: Depends on the individual person and the individual sub-strain of the virus. If you google "elite nonprogressors" you will find information about genetic factors that delay or prevent development of aids in hiv-infected individuals. ...Read more

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What is the number of deaths per year in the u.S. For people with symptoms of aids?

Number of AIDS death: Since beginning of epidemic: 617, 025, including more than 16, 000 in 2008 http://www.Kff.Org/hivaids/upload/3029-12.Pdf. ...Read more

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What is aids nowadays that people don't seem to die from it anymore? I remember the 1980's.

Still serious: Aids is still the same disease, but there are better meds to keep it under control. People who are hiv+ without full-blown aids can be asymptomatic. However, we are seeing more long-term problems: new cancers from the depressed immune system, kidney problems, etc. This is still a terrible disease, and we can't stop being vigilant in terms of education and preventive measures, exp. Safe sex. ...Read more

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At my grandma’s rehab center, i’d see that the aids did all the work and the lpns told them what to do, and the rns passed out drugs. Is that the way it’s done?

At my grandma’s rehab center, i’d see that the aids did all the work and the lpns told them what to do, and the rns passed out drugs. Is that the way it’s done?

Different work: There are multiple kinds of "work" in a rehab center or hospital. Some of this you never see, or may not recognize as "work". Making sure the medications are correctly prepared, documented, and given is work also. Different training, different responsibilities and tasks. ...Read more

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What’s the major cause of death in africa. Starvation or aids?

STARVATION VERY: Closely followed by death. Both are trending downwards though. ...Read more

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My mom is having aids. She is taking zidovex tablets. Are there any bad effects on her health or on her life? Pls tel me a.S.A.P

My mom is having aids. She is taking zidovex tablets. Are there any bad effects on her health or on her life? Pls tel me a.S.A.P

Big Question: I am very sorry to hear about your mom, but also very happy that we all live in a time when there are medications to keep this dangerous disease from much harm. Your question is way too big for this app, unfortunately. It would require a whole text book length response. We only get four hundred characters. Do you have a specific question about one thing in your mom's health? ...Read more

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Do aids get qured?

Not typically: But the medications available today can keep it very well under control. ...Read more

Dr. Martin Raff
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Aids (Definition)

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, or AIDS, is the final stage of HIV, which causes intense damage to the immune system. It is associated with a low CD4 lymphocytes count and clinical signs of immune dysfunction. Specifically, AIDS begins when the CD4 cell ...Read more