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Are There Cases Of Hiv Disappearing In People

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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...under control. When your immune system responds in this way it results in inflammation, and the inflammation that flares up can cause symptoms, sometimes severe. For some, these symptoms can be life-threatening. Though most cases of IRIS resolve after a few weeks, the symptoms may be mistaken by you or your doctor as HIV disease progression or another condition. IRIS is a paradoxical situation because, as your immune system responds to an...
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How many cases of HIV in the USA?

simple question: as aids maybe highest in hetrosexuals worldwide, why was it that u.s. homosexuals, and iv drug users accounted for almost 80 percent of all of the 561,00 cases across the u.s. 1981-1995? also can you give me a rough estimate on how...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...gradually spread to the overall population. However Gay/Bisexual men and IDUs continue to have a disproportionate number of cases as compared to the overall population.Because we currently do not have nationwide HIV reporting, we can only... Read more »

How long can a person live with HIV/AIDS?

What is the longest time that someone has lived with the AIDS virus active in their body? does HIV always turn into AIDS? Is it possible for a person with AIDS or HIV to live a full long life? What is the average life span?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...attitude.3) The virulence of the strain of HIV. Some strains of HIV may be more virulent than others. We have already found cases where a person was infected with a rare genetically defective strain of HIV, and that strain was not causing any... Read more »

TB and A.I.D.S. cases

Since there has been such a culmulative drop in TB tuberculosis cases over the last 4 years, is it possible that the decline in new A.I.D.S. acquired immune deficiency syndrome cases may be attributed to the decline in TB cases in some way?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Direct-Observed Therapy, we hope that the rate ofMDR-TB, and Tuberculosis overall, will decrease over time. The number of new cases of AIDS per year (incidence) in the USA has beenremaining relatively stable for several years. However, as... Read more »

HIV Medications shipped to US

Hello:I'm looking for the legal policies of shipping prescription HIV medication from Brazil to the US for non-citizens. The person is on a student visa. The medication is being held at customs right now for inspection.
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...are not imported back into countries such as the United States, Canada, Australia and Western Europe. Find out if this is the case for your situation. Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Increasing Number of New HIV Cases in El Paso, Texas, Recorded Among Young People

... The number of HIV cases among people younger than age 35 in El Paso, Texas, is on the rise, highlighting what some health officials say is a trend of Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Cases Among Young People in Iowa Increasing

... Health officials announced recently that the number of newly recorded HIV cases among Iowans ages 15 to 24 increased by 45% in 2008 to 16, despite the widespread availability of condoms and other prevention Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Increasing Risk of HIV Among Older People, Doctors Failing to Diagnose Cases in Population, WHO Study Says

...reports. According to the WHO Bulletin report, "The Unexplored Story of HIV and Aging," physicians are failing to diagnose new HIV cases in this population because the virus still is considered to affect mostly younger populations. Older... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Report Finds That HIV Cases in Baltimore Increasing Among People Ages 20-29, Calls on City to Do More to Fight Spread of Virus

... The number of HIV cases recorded in Baltimore among people ages 20-29 increased by 10% annually between 2000 and 2006, and blacks account for 90% of Read more »
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I have an "AIDS" vs HIV question??

Posted by SaniHalo, 1 Reply
...with all the advancements is it that some people are still getting "AIDS vs. maintaining HIV status... and how are people that "are" receiving adequate health care still managing Read more »

Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...a BAD flu. They may, however, be mild, or, as I said, non-existent. However, in general they are quite severe and in 30% of cases they are so severe that people go to their doctors. Fever is the most common symptom. It occurs in 91-96% of all... Read more »


Posted by Survivor, 3 Replies
...first person to become clear of the HIV virus, which can lead to AIDS, after earlier testing positive for it. If true, the case of 25-year-old Andrew Stimpson reported in two British newspapers could reveal more about the virus and possibly... Read more »

How many people have HIV / AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...number of people alive in the US with HIV / AIDS. On the CDC website it states that as of Deceober a total of about 770,000 cases had been reported. Then later on it states that about 400,000 people have died. Are those 400,000 people out of... Read more »