Can Hiv Not Show Up For Years

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Many colds before years after, not one: hyperactivated immune system?

Before HIV 2 1/2 years ago, I had 3 to 4 colds a year for many years and usually with bronchitis. In the 2 1/2 years since HIV, I have not had even one cold,though I have had HIV like symptoms. My CD4 percent is 40 and total 880, B cells/CD19's are...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
I am not aware of this being well documented in the medical literature. Read more »

Not testing positive for hiv in 20 years....

hi,I was woundering about what this guy said to me, he said he was exposed to hiv in 82' and he got... Read more »


Hi Keith, you are our shining light with the countless hours and time you put into helping people... Read more »
The Body

25-Year Prison Sentence Vanishes for Man Convicted of Not Disclosing HIV Status

...ultimate lesson that this ugly story teaches the world at large. Here at, we're aware of at least a few people and HIV/AIDS organizations who contacted Judge Harris and demanded a more reasonable approach. (I should also note that we... Read more »
The Body

Iowa Man Sentenced to 25 Years for Not Disclosing His HIV Status

... Nick Clayton Rhoades, a 34-year-old HIV-positive man from Iowa, has been sentenced to 25 years in prison after pleading guilty to a charge of not disclosing Read more »
The Body

The History of Pride From a 29-Year Survivor of HIV and AIDS

..."Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." -- George Santayana As a 29-year survivor and activist for the HIV/AIDS community, I am currently fighting for funding for lifesaving medications for Americans with HIV and AIDS.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

False Information in HIV/AIDS Prevention Study Discovered Two Years Ago, Not Included in Final Study, HHS Says

...prevention model may have included falsified information, HHS on Friday said that the data collectors involved were discovered two years ago and that the falsified information was excluded from the final study, United Press International ... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Year in Review: Looking Back on 2010

Posted by bartleby
...So much has happened this past year. We're rolling out end-of-the-year reviews . So check it out! You'll find: Top HIV/AIDS Clinical Developments of 2010 The Buzz Factor: Most Talked-About Stories on in 2010 and you can even... Read more »

AIDS/18 years old

Posted by kelseyelaine, 6 Replies
...I am 18 years old and found out I had Full Blown AIDS at 16. I was 12 when I got raped by a man I babysat for. So I guess that means I had Read more »

On the rise 3.5 years post HIV/AIDS diagnosis

Posted by PositiveInPVD, 5 Replies
...particularly new to this whole thing. After diagnosis in Dec 2002 when I was in very bad shape by the time we found out it was HIV (CD4 = 50, VL >650,000, thrush, wasting, all that bad stuff), I continue to show signs of enormous improvement... Read more »

Been HIV+ for 28 years

Posted by bettge, 1 Reply
...I have been HIV+ for 28 years. My first Partner of 11 years past away in 1992 fo AIDS. My second Partner and I broke after 14 years of being together, he Read more »
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