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Can Hiv Lay Dormant In A Woman For Up To Ten Years

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis
Ask the Experts

Gay club and laying dormant? (DORMANT VIRUS)

I french kissed this really hot gay dancer (I'm a straight women) for a few seconds about 2 years ago. My friend told me this person has hiv. We were dancing and he was sweating. Is the french kiss/and sweaty dancing a risk? I worry if the kiss had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tattoos, can also carry HIV. Infection during pregnancy, childbirth, or breast-feeding (mother-to-infant transmission). Any woman who is pregnant or considering becoming pregnant and thinks she may have been exposed to HIVeven if the exposure... Read more »

How long can HIV lay dormant in the body?

My partner and I are living out of the USA and have been together for almost 30 years. For the last 10 years as part of our regular physicals we have been checked for HIV and have come up negative each time. Now he has turned up positive and says...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...both.Dr. BobGay club and laying dormant? (DORMANT VIRUS)Dec 27, 2008 I french kissed this really hot gay dancer (I'm a straight women) for a few seconds about 2 years ago. My friend told me this person has hiv. We were dancing and he was... Read more »

Natural Birth for HIV+ Woman

What are the risks for an HIV woman that has already given birth by C-section over 2 years ago and wishes to have a natural birth this time? Her count is very low almost undetectable.
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...antiretroviral treatment, the chance of transmitting the virus to your baby is very low and vaginal delivery can be considered. Many women can safely delivery a baby vaginally after a prior C-section. However, you should consult with your... Read more »

ten years after still worried sick

I Am 35 Yr Old Male Now Married With 2 Little Girls. Before Meeting My Wife 8 Yrs Ago I Lived As A Closeted Bi. Approximately 17 High Risk Unprotected Possible Exposures( Not The Grandma Gave Me A Lap Dance With A Condom On But Her Fart Really Stank...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,The negative test you and your wife took five years after your last potential exposure is definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how.Whatever is causing Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: AIDS Warnings, Instantly; Chicago Woman Living With HIV for More Than 20 Years Uses Twitter to Quickly Broadcast Safe-Sex Messages, Urge Testing

...TV segments on the topic. Appearing on the cover of Essence magazine, Lewis-Thornton was widely regarded as the first black woman to publicly share her struggle with the disease. Now, Lewis-Thornton is using Twitter to expand her outreach. "I... Read more »
Terri Wilder

Twenty-Nine Years of Women Living With HIV: Past, Present and Future

...Pediatric AIDS Foundation. The state of Florida sponsors its first-ever conference aimed at reducing the impact of HIV on black women . The three-day "S.O.S.: Sistas Organizing to Survive" conference urges conference attendees to get tested for... Read more »
Terri Wilder

Twenty-Nine Years of Women Living With HIV: Past, Present and Future

...2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2006. The first annual National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is held in the United States. Regan Hofmann becomes the first female... Read more »
Terri Wilder

Twenty-Nine Years of Women Living With HIV: Past, Present and Future

...2001. It is a living document that has been updated over the years to reflect the growing history of response to HIV/AIDS among women. Since the beginning of time, women have had to fight for recognition. Women had to fight to vote. Women had... Read more »
Connect With Others

Woman living with AIDS for 28 years.

Posted by kymisme, 4 Replies
...Hello, I was born a premature baby, in 1982. I recieved a blood transfusion and got AIDS. I have 4 kids who are all negative. This is not a means to stop living your life, you can still have kids, you can live normally..Im Read more »

I'm 23 and Living with HIV: One Woman's Story

Posted by asya
...age, but she is making a huge difference by speaking out and helping others be more aware. http://www.savvymiss.com/ambitious-women/ambitious-women-archive/article/im-23-and-living-with-hiv-one-womans-story-2868.html Read more »

Living with HIV as a Young Woman

Posted by asya
...I just read an article on SavvyMiss.com about a 23-year-old woman living with HIV and her struggle with the disease. I can't believe she has to go through this at such a young age, but she is Read more »

WOMEN

Posted by NAIMAH, 6 Replies
...I HAVE BEEN HIV+ FOR 15 YEARS NOW. MY HUSBAND HAS DIED FROM AIDS AND I STILL GO ON. I DONT TAKE MEDS AND I DONT KNOW WHY. RIGHT NOW MY DOCTOR SAID THAT Read more »