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At What Point Is A Person Infected With Hiv Said To Have Aids

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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 disease in very simple terms: if you feel sick, you are sick; if you feel healthy, you are healthy. However, because HIV may begin causing subtle changes in the immune system long before an infected...
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Child's Casual Contact with HIV infected person

Hi,Every week, I bring my two year old with me to visit my grandmother. My cousin also lives with her and is HIV positive. I learned this a few months ago, when he started receiving treatment after actually being categorized as having AIDS. He is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,HIV is not transmitted by casual contact. Period. It's unfortunate that your pediatrician frightened us so unnecessarily. She is obviously misinformed about HIV-transmission risk. The only "secretion" to be at all concerned... Read more »

Contact with HIV / AIDS infected persons.

I am a healthcare support worker. I recently came in contact with a HIV positive / AIDS patient in their room in the hospital. While I am aware of the way HIV / AIDS spreads, I have the following questions : (a) What precautions do I need to take...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,It sounds like you still may have some basic questions about how HIV is spread. HIV is ONLY spread when HIV positive body fluid comes out of someone's body and goes directly/immediately inside someone else's body.... Read more »

is it possible fo a person tested negetive to infect a person with HIV

My brother and his wife went for a HIV test recently. My brother tested negetive and his wife tested positive. We all know that his wife has benn very loyal and my brother has not been loyal. Is it possible that my brother is carriying HIV but it...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
A person who is tested HIV negative could not have infected their HIV positive partner.HIV tests are very accurate but can be falsely positive in some cases. That is why we do confirmatory testing. They also do not tell you when the person was... Read more »

Risk of HIV transmission from a HIV+ person`s bleeding wound

First of all, thanks for what you`re doing. I`m sure anyone who needs to know anything about HIV, from infected individuals to hypochondriacs alike, are very thankful to you guys.My question is whether or not I should worry after helping a bleeding...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello thereOK so yes you are worrying too much! From what you have described HIV transmission carried a very small risk. Even with cuts on your hands, they would have had to happen at the same time of helping him out. Your body minutes after... Read more »
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How long should an AIDS infected person wait.....

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was hoping someone could share with me the appropriate amount of time a person that is AIDS infected should wait before resuming contact with someone who has recieved live vaccinations. I want to make sure my father-in-law stays healthy as long... Read more »

Visiting HIV infected person

Posted by tnk, 1 Reply
Hello Sir, I am from India..Please help me....

My father-in-law is HIV +ve. We came to know about this about 3 months back..
We are supposed to visit him for 2 days this weekend..

What I want to know is what precautions should I take while our visit..... Read more »

Feel Like what's the point

Posted by MIADA, 5 Replies
I'm hopeless lately. I can't stand my partner who passed the virus on to me. I hate that I'm HIV Positive. I'm at the point that if I could trade my BLUE EYES to go back in time to that night when I was Fucked up and ended up Fucking up my life, I... Read more »

Whats the point

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Whats the point in making fun of someone so paranoid ? instead of singing just give him a nice long answer and tell me whats the point of the song and what its about ? Read more »