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Are There Cases Of Hiv Disappearing In People

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who long does it take for KS lesions to disappear ?

Hi,I have been HIV positive since 2.5 years and been on meds since 5 months. I must have 15 to 20 KS lesions mostly on the arms and the groin area. They seem to be stabilising and do not continue to grow. However, I have seen no improvement with any...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
The main treatment for Kaposi's sarcoma is actually what you are doing: going on medications. As your immune systme imporves (over 6-12 months), the lesions should fade away. the fact that they seem to be stabilinzing is an excellent sign at... Read more »

Desperate: I will get my HIV result tomorrow and I just want to disappear


Resistance - Disappears?

I read your answer to someone about resistance testing for treatment naive people. I had such a... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Disappearing Resistance With Telaprevir: The Extend Study

In the Extend study, researchers enrolled volunteers from several previous studies of telaprevir into a multinational three-year study to evaluate the following issues: the durability of a sustained virologic response (SVR) changes in HCV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cultivated Land Disappears in AIDS-Ravaged Africa

Thursday in Dublin, researchers told attendees of the British Association of Science meeting that the amount of cultivated land in some African countries has fallen by nearly 70 percent due to HIV/AIDS. Around 80 percent of Africans live off the... Read more »
U.S. Positive Women's Network

Psycho-What? Services for Women Are Disappearing

There appears to be a disturbing trend taking place in cities and counties all over the country ... the quiet de-funding of women-centered HIV services. This means HIV+ women have fewer places to go for peer support, support groups, mental health... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zimbabwe: 50 Percent of New HIV Cases Are People Below 18

An emerging trend on HIVAIDS statistics shows that more than 50 percent of newly reported HIV infections in Zimbabwe are among young people below age 18, according to the Zimbabwe National AIDS Council. Addressing representatives from various church... Read more »
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Q for HIV+ people about swollen lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Q for HIV+ people about swollen lymph nodes

I would like to know if when you have swollen glands in the neck are they sore or painless?

I just took the plunge and took my 2nd HIV testI am awaiting my results, which should be ready, this fri-sat.

I am... Read more »

Symptoms start to disappear

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello. I was exposed by masterbation/oral on April28th. Since then I have had swollen glands/fever daily/joint pain in knees,headaches,spot on roof of mouth,bad sinus infection and extreme fatigue. Have gone through 2 courses of antibiotics and now... Read more »

New York draws fire over case of drug-resistantHIV

Posted by Anonymous
Nature 433, 788 (24 February 2005)

New York draws fire over case of drug-resistant HIV


Rare, aggressive form of AIDS used to publicize dangers of unprotected

[WASHINGTON] A decision by New York health officials to announce the
detection... Read more »

Bigotry only aiding in more HIV cases!

Posted by paman1964, 3 Replies
Bigotry and HIV becomes a bad combination when you cannot bring someone you love to meet your family and so on!
Ignorance is a major cause of the spread of HIV! Read more »