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Asymptomatic Stage Hiv

Posted by nuthugger24, 2 Replies
When a person is Hiv Positive experts say after ars a person will go into an asymptomatic phase. During this phase they say you will have no symptoms related to Hiv except possible swollen lymphnodes. My question is: when you have hiv and you... Read more »

asymptomatic stage?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hey i was just curious: after ARS, theres a 10 year period where hiv + dont get any symptoms right. COULD they get any symptoms between that period? if so wut kind. Read more »

Possible exposure to asymptomatic HIV + serum

Posted by tsy2, 1 Reply
I work in a lab and unfortunately dropped a vial of serum. The vial fell on the floor and it kind of splashed. The majority splashed onto my scrub pants and didn't soak thru, I panicked and was convinced it splashed my face but I'm certain it didn't... Read more »

4 stages to HIV disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
AMFAR AIDS HANDBOOK (Chapter 4, Page 53 )

There are four stages to HIV disease

1) Acute Infection Stage (500-1200 CD4s)- begins immediately after hiv enters the body and starts multiplying in infected cells. Acute infection ends about 2-6 weeks... Read more »

Asymptomatic Period

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What period is that ? and is your body stronger then ever when HIV enters because doesnt it build up more cells so is it possible to fight off the flu very quickly during this time ? Read more »
Ask the Experts

Am I at risk of Asymptomatic HIV? (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU, 2011) ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2011)

Hello Dr. Frascino,Before I mention my case I'd like to just say by looking through everything youve done and are continuing to do for others like myself (confused and scared beyond belief) and hopefully for me with this response.I am currently...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk would be essentially nonexistent, assuming the latex condoms were used properly and did not fail (break). However, as always, if you feel you put yourself at risk for HIV, you should get an HIV test. What's this... Read more »

what am I? asymptomatic?

my doc thinks i have been infected for 8 to 10 years do to my numbers.vl 704.000 cd4 240.he says im at the stage where they start to see complications.and has sence started me on sustiva and combivir.i got really sick about a year before being...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your questions. Seems to me that you could have easily have had acute HIV infection when you were thought to have mononucleosis (but we'll never be sure).With a CD4 count of 240, you don't have AIDS (unless your CD4 percentage... Read more »

Asymptomatic HIV

3.Is asymptomatic HIV infection reportable to the health department?...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Each state has its own regulations concerning reportability of HIV. Contact your public health department.... Read more »

asymptomatic hiv transmission

can asypmtomatic hiv+ people transmitt hiv to others?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Absolutely.Symptoms have nothing to do with whether HIV can be transmitted or not. This is precisely why 40 million people around the world have HIV. BY... Read more »
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HIV i-Base

Use of Coronary CT Angiography to Detect Early Noncalcified Plaque in Asymptomatic HIV-Positive Patients

Two oral presentations reported on the incidence of coronary artery calcification in HIV patients. Wendy Post and colleagues from the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study (MACS) investigated the association of age with subclinical coronary atherosclerosis... Read more »
HIV i-Base

High Loss to Follow Up Among Asymptomatic Women Starting ART in Pregnancy in Option B+ Program

Loss to follow up is high in pregnant women not otherwise indicated for treatment starting ART in Malawi's Option B+ programme. Lyson Tenthani showed findings from an analysis of retention in care of HIV positive pregnant and breastfeeding women... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Increasing Detection of Asymptomatic Syphilis in HIV Patients

Noting that new syphilis diagnoses in London were mainly in men who have sex with men, many of whom also had HIV, researchers at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital introduced regular serological screening for syphilis in the HIV unit during routine... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The Stages of HIV Disease

HIV Is a Continuum Infection Primary Infection (or Acute Infection) Seroconversion The Asymptomatic Stage Early- and Medium-Stage HIV Symptomatic Disease Late-Stage HIV Disease (AIDS) HIV Is a Continuum Most of us are used to thinking of... Read more »