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Can Someone Be Hiv Positive For Many Years And Not Know It

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COULD I BE HIV POSITIVE (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU, 2010) ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2011)

Hello Doc, I am really worried. I had unprotected sex (on 14 Feb 2010) with my ex-girl. We broke up and 8 months later she was tested positive for hiv (12 Oct 2010). She told me this recently about her status and that I should take a test too...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,At this point there is no way to know if your ex was positively charged at the time of your last unprotected shag in February 2010. Consequently, HIV testing is definitely warranted. Get counseling if necessary, but do get HIV tested. When it... Read more »

22 years old HIV positive for 7 years no meds CD4 count 0. (Reader's comment welcomed)

I contracted HIV when I was 16 I'm now 22 years old. I have never been on any medication I... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Marion County, Ind., Officials Charge Five People With Knowingly Selling Their HIV-Positive Blood Plasma

Officials in Marion County, Ind., on Thursday charged five people with allegedly selling their blood plasma despite knowledge of their HIV-positive status -- the first such cases in the county, the Indianapolis Star reports. The infected plasma,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Emerging Face of AIDS; Heterosexual Females May Not Know They Are HIV-Positive Until They Nearly Die

A recent report by Health Canada's Center for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control found that heterosexual women are surpassing gay men in newly acquired HIV infections. By 2002 - the most recent year for which statistics are available - the... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

25 Things You Should Know if You Are HIV-Positive

25 Do not eat raw meat, raw fish, or raw eggs. These foods can make you sick. 24 Take a multivitamin and a high-potency supplement of B complex vitamins everyday. 23 If you've never had hepatitis A or B, ask your doctor about... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for a Woman's Body: What Every HIV-Positive Woman Should Know About the Care and Prevention of GYN Problems

Table of Contents Introduction How Often Should You Go? What to Expect in the Office Common GYN Problems How to Prepare for Your GYN Care Appointment: A Checklist and Questions for Your Provider Introduction For women living... Read more »
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I think that knowing that I tested positive for HIV haesnt hit me yet is been a tough week ..

Posted by pinkbutterfly25, 2 Replies
knowing that I tested positive for HIV is just an emotional roller coaster since i found out my mind is saying dont worry you'll be ok but then I feel different like my whole life change in a blink of an eye..
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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 »

Sorry for the post... but needed to know! Symptoms and Being positive !

Posted by nikhil, 2 Replies
Hi Guys,

I am in a scared situation now, Had an encounter with a csw 28 days ago. I used condom for protection, had oral and Vaginal. She I dount had Bacterial vaginosis, because she had a strong bad odour, I was intoxicated and never cared. This... Read more »

I am HIV positive, I tested positive a year ago.

Posted by DELRAELADAMSCH, 1 Reply
Hello I am HIV Positive and I have been taking the necessary medication and I tested positive a year ago. Read more »