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Can Hiv Show Up After One Year

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hiv for one year with CD4 254 ? is this possible

My partner has been infected with hiv. During the first 3 months we were together he has a HIV test that came back nagative. However, 1 year later, it has come back with positive test for antibodies. The CD4 was 254 and Viral we are waiting for...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
I can understand your being upset that your partner is now HIV infected. If he acquired the virus from you, it is not guarenteed that his course will mirror yours. Central to understanding his CD4 cell count is his viral load. If it is really... Read more »

HIV drugs just for one year?

I was recently infected with HIV, within 30 days of infection I was dignosed with HIV. My doctor... Read more »

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.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nigeria: 388,864 Nigerians Infected With HIV in One Year

According to Nigeria's Lagos State Government, at least 388,864 Nigerians were infected with HIV in 2011. On November 15, Dr. Dolapo Badru, Special Advisor to the Governor on Youth and Social Development, spoke at a HIV Prevention and HTC Workshop... Read more »

Day One With HIV: 19 Years Ago Today, "I Was Given What I Thought Was a Death Sentence"

Gina Marie Brown Gina posted these words as a Facebook status update on the 19th anniversary of her HIV diagnosis. We're honored to be able to repost them here on On this day in 1994, I was given what I thought was a death... Read more »

Day One With HIV: "24 Years Later, I'm Here!"

Robert Toth The day was dark, drizzly and dreary. A cold October day. Settling into the waiting room at the Public Health Center under the nom de plume "George Bush," I was somewhat nervous. Two previous HIV tests had come back negative. I'd... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Thai Phase III HIV Vaccine Trial Extended One Year Due to Volunteer Shortage

The world's largest Phase III HIV vaccine trial in Thailand will be extended for one year because of a volunteer shortage, Thailand's Nation reports (Arthit, Nation , 6/23). The trial is testing Brisbane, Calif.-based biotechnology company... Read more »
Connect With Others

One Year Later.... healthier and happier.

Posted by rsmithson, 3 Replies
So one year ago, I tested positive blood HIV test after having all my oral tests came back negative. Well when the results came back on my counts which were cd4=5 and viral load=416,000. My life changed. I cleaned my self up. No more drugs. I was... Read more »

It has been one year now

Posted by Bhammer40, 1 Reply
I just realized that it has been exactly one year since my physician said that my initial HIV labs returned abnormal and that they were slated to be retested after the Thanksgiving holidays. That is when I actually turned to you guys for some... Read more »

One year later....

Posted by TRex, 7 Replies
Hi everyone!! Its one year after my diagnosis. I have gone from AIDS to HIV; From CD4 183, VL 83,000, 7% to CD4 303, VL undetectable, 18 %!! I am no longer scared and hiding. I am back to be a well adjusted happy lady with just another pit stop in... Read more »

From Death to Life.... My one year mark.

Posted by rsmithson, 4 Replies
Today marks the one year anniversary of me finding out that I have AIDS. A year later my CD4s are at 233... and that's at the 9 month mark. I am feeling better, but know that I will get to where I need to be. Read more »