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HIV Positive Symptoms

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HIV positive with no symptoms

I have received a positive HIV blood test and exhibit no symptoms. How long should I wait to get tested for viral load and CD4 cell count? Can I be without symptoms and have a high vial count and low CD4 count? ThanksBob
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...evaluation as soon as possible. This is because the absence of symptoms does not predict your CD4 count (or risk of having an AIDS complication). The time delay between testing and getting laboratory evaluation is correlated with increase risk... Read more »

HIV Positive & symptoms already

Dear Dr HolodniyI tested positive last week for HIV at a STD Clinic. I have not at this stage had... Read more »

Can you be HIV positive for 28 years with no symptoms?

My husbanf has just beem told he is HIV positive. Can he have contracted this from a blood... Read more »
Articles
Black AIDS Institute

AIDS 2010: Researchers Moving Toward HIV/AIDS Treatments and Cures

...Clinical Trials Microbicides Nutritional Therapies Vaccine Therapy Vienna, Austria -- At the XVIII International AIDS Conference, researchers discussed the need to create safer and more effective treatments for the virus than have... Read more »
The Body

This Month in HIV: Tips and Tricks for Coping With HIV/AIDS

...scary," David Salyer says -- and it's OK to freak out when an HIV test comes back positive POZSeattle Local and national HIV/AIDS resources Livin' With It: Coping A discussion about when life becomes overwhelming I'm Dancing as Fast as I... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...that an underlying issue, such as depression or anxiety, causes or adds to your substance use, ask your health care provider or AIDS service agency for a referral to a mental health provider. Depression Can Cause Serious Problems Studies... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Voodoo Priests Could Help Fight HIV/AIDS in Haiti, NPR's "Morning Edition" Reports

...Voodoo priests in Haiti "could make all the difference" in the country's fight against HIV/AIDS by directing clients to clinics for testing and treatment, NPR's " Morning Edition " reports. Many of Haiti's approximately Read more »
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HIV / AIDS DOCS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...What do HIV/AIDS Doc's do, when they are not seeing you? http://www.thebody.com/thebody/ukraine.html Ben Young, M.D. In Ukraine, Clinicians Read more »

Do HIV positive people have these symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hi, are dry skin / dandruff, and sweating symptoms of HIV. Over the past year I have noticed both excessive dandruff and sweating. I also have dry skin on my face and the skin on my Read more »

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

Attitudes towards HIV and aids

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
... Hi, I am a student at Fordham and our professor gave us a research project concerning "The attitudes towards HIV/AIDS. We are to find a research problem and a research question. I would like to ask all of you, as to what do you think my research Read more »