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Can It Take 10 Years For Hiv And Aids To Show Up

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Uganda AIDS Commission Launches $2 Billion, Five-Year HIV/AIDS Plan

The Uganda AIDS Commission on Tuesday launched a five-year strategic plan aimed at decreasing Uganda's annual HIV incidence by 40%, the New Vision/ reports. The plan is worth an estimated $2 billion and also aims to increase access to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

USAID Launches Five Year HIV/AIDS Prevention Program In Indonesia

USAID recently launched a five year HIV/AIDS prevention program in Indonesia, the Xinhua reports (4/3). The program is part of a $35 million effort supported by the U.S. and will target the regions of West Java, Central Java, East Java, Riau, North... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC Launches the 30 Years of HIV/AIDS Web Community

This year, CDC will commemorate 30 years of fighting the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the United States. To highlight our collective progress and examine existing challenges, CDC is launching an online community that will serve as an information and... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Hiv-Aids will could be cured in 4 years time says Hiv Noble prize winning Professor

WE COULD HAVE HIV-AIDS CURE IN 4 YEARS WITH PROBER FUNDING says the professor that found HIVOct 13, 2008 Hi Dr Ewald, you are our shining light with the countless hours and time you put into helping people with hiv live a normal life... Noble prize...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
I certainly hope that he is right. Let's pray that he is.... Read more »


Hi Keith, you are our shining light with the countless hours and time you put into helping people with hiv live a normal life...Noble prize winner prof Luc Montagnier has stated a cure for hiv can be on hand with in 4 years with proper govement...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Though Professor Montaigne deserves hie Novel Prize I take issue with his statements that an effective therapeutic vaccine can/well be available within 4 years. It pains me to state that we do not know enough about the human immune system to develop... Read more »

HIV for 20 years and current AIDS diagnosis...but recovering

My BF has been poz for at least 20 years. Has resistance to many meds. In 11/2007 restarted therapy, and is 100% compliant. Inital labs in 10/2007 were: CD4 (5)..yes, five! and VL (275,000). As of 12/2007 CD4 (41) and VL (114)...yes 114! Takes...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.Yes, it is entirely possible to recover from AIDS and have CD4s increase to over 200.. many of our readers have done exactly that. One place to start a scientific review of this topic is to look at the success rates or CD4... Read more »

Hiv to AIDS only 1 year after initial infection

I was tested negative for HIV 1.2 years ago, but seemed to have symptoms of flulike hiv contraction at that time. Since then i got retested just over a year later and my result was not only hiv pos, but AIDS with CD4 count 97 and viral load of...
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
It is unusual, but not unheard of. This is a complex issue that depends on your underlying immune system and the type of virus that got transmitted to you. Some viral strains are more aggressive in attacking and killing t cells than others. There... Read more »
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On the rise 3.5 years post HIV/AIDS diagnosis

Posted by PositiveInPVD, 5 Replies
Well, just some words of encouragement for anyone who is 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... Read more »

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 vote for your... Read more »

Lesbian with HIV/AIDS for Over 20 years

Posted by Smiley
Smiley Rodriguez Fighting a War to Save Lives
August 8, 2003
By Raymond R. Beltran

Smiley Rodriguez was only five years old, living in Puerto Rico, when a man
snuck into her mothers bar while they were asleep. She vaguely remembers any
specific... Read more »

3 years single, 2 years positive and in 18 months developed AIDS

Posted by Trav, 2 Replies
I'm back on here after being gone for about year. I was single when I tested positive and haven't dated since. One of things I have believed in before even being positive is we have to learn how to be by ourselves before being in a relationship. I... Read more »