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Can You Live With Hiv With Out It Turning Into Aids

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Uganda: Financial Firms Turn Focus on People Living With HIV/AIDS

The Association of Microfinance Institutions of Uganda (AMFIU) and the National Forum of People Living with HIV/AIDS Networks (NFPLHN) in Uganda have partnered to encourage all Mityana financial institutions to guarantee business loans to... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

AIDS United and Partners Urge DNC Delegates to "Turn the Tide of HIV/AIDS in the U.S."

AIDS United and other partner organizations in North Carolina and from around the country met on September 4 with delegates to the 2012 Democratic National Convention to reinvigorate their commitment to ending the epidemic in the United States. At... Read more »
U.S. Positive Women's Network

LIVING 2012: Turning the Tide Together and Not Without Women!

Two years ago I was sitting in my office watching the closing of AIDS 2010 which was in Vienna. My eyes teared up when Waheedah Shabazz-El spoke on the work we still have to do here in the United States. I knew right then that I was going to prepare... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Does HIV always turn into Aids (SURVIVAL) (LIFE EXPECTANCY 2008)

Hi Dr Bob,first l would like to say what a great effort you put into the forum, and you are my hero, l am recently Hiv Positive not on meds yet, CD450.... when my cd drops to 350 in the future, and l can take meds well, what are the chances l will...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I've recently addressed your question. See below. I have nothing new to add.Dr. Bobhow many people die from HIV in 2008 (HIV/AIDS SURVIVAL)Sep 6, 2008 Hi Bob, l am recently infected with hiv and and live in Australia, 36 years old and my... Read more »

turning point from HIV TO AIDS

How long does it take HIV to affect your immune sys. to the point where you get AIDS. Also how long from when you get aids until you die. The last question posted on the matter was in 1998 I was wondering if since then there has been any...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
We now consider HIV and AIDS to both be treatable (not curable) long-term illnesses for people that have access to antiretroviral medication. Untreated, the average time from acquisition of HIV to development of AIDS is about 10 years, but this... Read more »

How long can a person live with HIV before getting AIDS?

How long can a person live with HIV before turning to AIDS? Is it possible to never be full blown? I am 51 years old and have had this now for 15 years. My viral load is now undetectable according to Aug of 2005's blood work. I am on Sustiva...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Congratulations on having such a good response to therapy. Although we don't know for sure, many people think that indviduals such as yourself will live the rest of their natural lives without ever developing full blown AIDS, as long as their... Read more »

Stress making this guy turn red living in a Blue state..!..

Dr. Bob, I made big mistakes 8 or nine weeks ago when I saw a few 'sex workers'. (that was the last exposure, there was one ten weeks ago, and another woman about 12 weeks ago). I know, this practice was not smart. Hope to learn and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Bill,My response to the question you found in the archives would apply to you as well. You may "think you have HIV for sure," but I do not. Your exposure risk was minimal at best. Your symptoms are not consistent with HIV ARS and... Read more »
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HIV son's dad starting to make the the turn

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Anger will only destroy the person that is angry. The dust is starting to settle now that its been a few weeks and Im calming down and appreciative of the grace of a few folks here whi have HIV and are gay but maintained grace under fire which I... Read more »

live-in relative with HIV/AIDS

Posted by qwerty, 4 Replies
i overheard a conversation from my lil brother concerning he might have hiv/aids; he is under 18 years old but i also heard in the conversation he's been sexually involved with other boys and men. he doesnt know i heard all this and now im... Read more »

7/9: Staten Island, NY: A Health Living Luncheon for People Living with HIV and AIDS

Posted by bartleby
A Health Living Luncheon for People Living with HIV and AIDS
Monday, July 9
Noon - 3:00pm
514 Bay Street (Soup Kitchen)
Staten Island, NY

Featuring: Blood Pressure Screening, Mental Health Screening, Nutritional Presentation - Eating the right foods,... Read more »

Thoughts on Turning Fifty-One

Posted by ScotCharles, 4 Replies
My 51st birthday is tommorrow and this September I will be HIV+ for 22 years. I find it astounding that I, who was told at 29 to get ready to die, have lived this long.

A French aristocrat during The Terror after the French Revolution and who was... Read more »