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Can Hiv Go Away On Its Own

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Test Positive Aware Network

Wish HIV Away

Truth is a funny thing. It has a way of sneaking up on you when you least expect it, like a guest who shows up at a party, uninvited. "Wish Me Away" is the name of a song by country music singer Chely Wright, and is also the title of her recently... Read more »
ACRIA and GMHC

Can a Pill a Day ... Keep HIV Away?

What would it mean for thefuture of the epidemic ifHIV-negative people couldtake a pill to prevent HIVinfection? That may soon become a reality:on May 10th, an FDA advisory panelvoted 19 to 3 to recommend approval ofthe HIV medication Truvada as a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Arkansas: Benton County HIV Patients Could Be Turned Away From Treatment

A disagreement between two county governments over how to fund an HIV clinic is threatening to leave some its patients without a source of care. A meeting to resolve these differences is scheduled on Thursday for representatives of Washington... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Don't you get hiv straight-away is someone is hiv Positive?

Dear Bob,everyone calls you Bob, so do I.I had a 2 months relantionship with someone and I had a Full-screening for std after 3 months and half the first exposure but just 1 month and half after the last. It came back negative and the doctor said I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The negative HIV test you had performed is not meaningless; it's quite encouraging. However, it's not conclusive. You are correct: to get a definitive HIV test result, you need to get tested three months after your last potential... Read more »

Girlfriend just tested HIV+ and is pushing me away.

Greetings,First off, let me say how comforting your website has been since my girlfriend and I found out she is HIV+. The best thing I have done for myself it to get educated as much as possible about HIV. I went from hysteria to relative calm the...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
It seems to me that you already know the answers to the questions that you ask. It is indeed normal for people to be "in shock" and have feelings of hopelessness when first finding out they are HIV positive. And it is rather typical to... Read more »

Please tell me!!! Can HIV be spread right away!

Hi Doc.I've asked this question before but i never got answered. I'm really worried about something. If I contracted HIV, would I be able to infect someone else right away?? Or within 2 weeks? What is the time before someone who is HIV+...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Unfortunately, there is no specific answer to your question since immune responses will vary from person to person. Some research states that HIV disseminates through the body within five days. If you have a potential exposure to HIV, it is best... Read more »

My partner whom passed away was HIV+ I was unaware???

My wonderful partner Antonio passed away due to AIDS.Over the 4 years , he never told me. I have been tested and have come up neg. How, I don't know! Does that mean that I am in the clear (so to speak)???Thank you for your time!!...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
I am sorry to hear about your loss. If you have tested negative and it has been six months since you may have been infected by your partner from unprotected sex, then you should consider yourself to be in the clear. It would be extremely rare for... Read more »
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posotive husband pushing me (-) away

Posted by Anonymous, 12 Replies
My husband purposed to me christmas 2002. He found out in august of 2003 that he has HIV, I was tested immideatly and am negitive. We married in october 2003. He has been my best friend for over 6 years and now is pushing me away. Nothing I do is... Read more »

Newly diagnosed girl is pushing me away.

Posted by LUVmyHIVposGIRL, 10 Replies
Greetings,

First off, let me say how comforting your website has been since my girlfriend and I found out she is HIV+. The best thing I have done for myself it to get educated as much as possible about HIV. I went from hysteria to relative calm the... Read more »

A little scared - fever won't go away

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello all, I have an id doc and are being monitored every 3 months. I have had hiv for almost two years but seem to be a fast progressor, I have gone from 565 cd4 down to 300 cd4 in the last two years. My viral load has gone from 1500 to now last... Read more »

Stay away from Adam4adam

Posted by dmdprman, 3 Replies
Thats how I met people supposedly negative who gave me HIV. Boy, if I could turn back time. But Im living and believing i will be ok and live a long life. Please advise your friends to stay away from that site as well. Read more »