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Can A Person Be Hiv Infected And Have No Symptoms For Ten Years

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Ten Years For Ten Years

UPDATE Why is losing your 10 years of sobriety for survival a bad thing? Im the HIVer who wrote to you back in November 2006 asking if turning to meth use to combat fatigue was ok. I was ten years clean and sober and no I have no regrets. I have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Eric,You can count me among those who are disappointed in your decision to start abusing methamphetamines again. And if you could be truly honest with yourself, I would bet you disappointed yourself as well!Your logic for using again is faulty... Read more »

Symptoms after ten years

I had a perceived exposure in March of 1988. In November of that year had tests done which... Read more »

symptoms for ten days or more

mr.sowadsky. first,as an avid follower of your column,i add my name to the list of people who... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Drugs Still Effective After Ten Years

A recent study said HIV/AIDS combination therapy drugs remain effective ten years after their introduction, but many patients are not put on them soon enough. Despite experts' fears that HIV/AIDS would become resistant to treatment and deaths would... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Mystery in Kenya: Spouses Escape Infection

Britain is funding a study to learn why tens of thousands of Kenyans in HIV serodiscordant couples have not transmitted the virus to their husbands or wives. Along the shores of Lake Victoria, HIV prevalence rates are among the world's highest. Some... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

HIV Lipodystrophy: Where Are We After Ten Years?

Lipoatrophy and HIV Medications Treatment Options for Lipoatrophy Understanding Lipohypertrophy Treatment Interventions for Lipohypertrophy Increased Lipids: Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL) and Triglycerides Conclusion Note: The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 (HSV-2) Seroprevalence at the Time of HIV-1 Diagnosis and Seroincidence After HIV-1 Diagnosis in an Ethnically Diverse Cohort of HIV-1-Infected Persons

Researchers in the current study sought to determine herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) seroprevalence at HIV-1 diagnosis and seroincidence one year or more after HIV diagnosis. HSV type-specific antibodies were detected using enzyme immunoassay in... Read more »
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Have had "unsafe" sex for over ten years.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Come on let's get real here. We have all had so called "unsafe " sex and most of us are still around. I have had sex without condoms for years and I remain healthy and happy. In fact condoms are toxic in themselves (some people have latex allergies)... Read more »

Is ten years too late?

Posted by matt367, 2 Replies
Hello.. This is scary!! I found out that somebody from my past is very very sick. I have not been able to find out what she is sick with and am praying for her. But also i am worried because after we started dating (ten years ago) I had very bad... Read more »

HIV infected without any symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is there any case that people found out to be HIV infected without having any symptoms?Also, what kinds of support do they offer for non-American resident? Read more »

10 years for symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
why do they always say it takes average of 10 years for symptoms ? From what I see symptoms start very early for alot of people.

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