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Chronic Hiv

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Chronic HIV Infection

...disease.After reading the information that is contained on The Body Website, I wanted some clarification concerning the tern Chronic HIV Infection. Does acute HIV infection always result in chronic HIV infection? Do people that receive HAART...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...first weeks following exposure and that time when antibody tests are still negative (or equivocal). Acute infection results in chronic infection, when antibody tests are fully positive, and the HIV viral load are nearly always detectable.Nearly... Read more »

chronic and hiv+

i'm 24 years ,born atshmatic, since the age of nine i've been taking different atshma treatment up... Read more »


I think the p.c. word is morbidity . I recently had an argument with one of the very few friends iv... Read more »
The Body

For Me, HIV/AIDS Is Not a Chronic, Manageable Disease

...years in particular, I have become aware that both doctors and the non-infected public have the ill informed opinion that HIV/AIDS is completely controlled by medications. The belief that HIV/AIDS is no longer a health threat has caused many to... Read more »
Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research

HIV Infection and Chronic Drinking Have a Synergistic, Damaging Effect on the Brain

...with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) report they also drink heavily. Findings show that co-existing HIV infection and chronic alcoholism synergistically damage brain function. Specifically, immediate episodic memory was impaired, while... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Arizona: "Chronic Underfunding" Could Hinder Progress in HIV Treatment, Opinion Piece Says

... Recent cuts to Arizona's AIDS Drug Assistance Program and other state services due to "chronic underfunding of HIV services at the state and federal level, Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Availability of Draft Guidance Re: Development of Antivirals for Chronic Hepatitis C, Including Coinfection With HIV

... The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing the availability of a draft guidance for industry entitled "Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection: Developing Direct-Acting Antiviral Agents for Treatment," which includes co-infection with HIV. Read more »
Connect With Others

Co-infection HIV-HBV chronic

Posted by MPL1160
...I am looking to connect with other coinfected with HBV chronic and share experience and info. I am in the NY metropolitan area but not necessarily looking for people in the same area. Anyone Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...why does the cdc not list all the symptoms that can be associated with hiv infection? Instead the write out a few that could be including one that i havnt ever heard from wemd, dr.hhh forum, mydna or Read more »

HIV/AIDS related kidney problems...

Posted by alexzander, 2 Replies
...i have a question and was wondering if ANYONE out there knew even a little bit....people who are HIV+ (i myself have AIDS) but is it common to see tons of reoccuring kidney infections?! i mean these have been going on for months and months....i'm Read more »

Is safe sex needed between HIV+ partners?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...detect HIV-1 superinfection in this cohort of patients. Our results suggest that despite recent reports of HIV-1 reinfection, chronic HIV infection seems to confer protection against superinfection with a second HIV-1 strain. PMID: 15585092... Read more »