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Currently It Is Estimated That The Longest Time Between Hiv Infection And Onset Of Symptoms Is About How Many Years

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...HIV-seropositive mothers had developed AIDS or persistent immune deficiency. In contrast, among 64 seropositive children, 30 percent presented with AIDS within 6 months of age or with oral candidiasis followed rapidly by the onset of AIDS. By their first birthday, 17 percent died of HIV-related diseases ( European Collaborative Study . Lancet 1991;337:253). In a study in New York, investigators followed 84 HIV-infected and 248...
Ask the Experts

Psycological response to longterm HIV diagnosis?

I read a most interesting and self confirming article in the May/June Issue of PA (Positively Aware) magazine. It was titled, "Is it all in your head?" Since I have been diagnosed now being over 16 years, I have been finding myself depressed, mood...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...common now, OIs still frequently occur in areas where access to ART is limited and among people who do not begin treatment until HIV disease has already progressed.Today, most neurocognitive impairment among HIV positive people is not due to... Read more »

Stepped on a Needle on A Beach and Get Infected

Dear Dr. Bob,I am 64, married, and have been positive for over 14 years. I was infected in a most bizarre fashion....I stepped on a hypo needle on a Florida beach. I started on Crixivan and Combivir 13 years ago, and am still on them. CD4 is 1300...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...much better (more potent, better tolerated, more convenient) regimens available today compared to when you began treatment 13 years ago.I agree you should discuss treatment options with your HIV specialist.I'll reprint below some information... Read more »

is it possable to develop HIV in anal sex? HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

hello, me and my girlfriend recently had unprotected anal sex, she has done it before so we did it the "right" way going slow and pleanty of k-y and there was no trama but this was her 1st time unprotected. we are both absolutly clean of any form of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...who you are, but what you do that determines whether you can become infected with HIV. In the U.S., roughly half of all new HIV infections are related directly or indirectly to injection drug use, i.e., using HIV-contaminated needles or having... Read more »

How to contract HIV (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009) (Obama Budget Would Kill Abstinence-Only Funding)

If a HIV - woman and a HIV - man have sexual intercourse while the woman is on her menstrual period, is there a possibility of contracting HIV just because she is on her period? even if both dont have HIV/AIDS?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...who you are, but what you do that determines whether you can become infected with HIV. In the U.S., roughly half of all new HIV infections are related directly or indirectly to injection drug use, i.e., using HIV-contaminated needles or having... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

...counts ยต L) 90 . Clinical Manifestations The most common manifestations of PCP among HIV-infected persons are the subacute onset of progressive dyspnea, fever, nonproductive cough, and chest discomfort that worsens within days to weeks. The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS and the Flu

...for uninfected persons -- a history of severe allergy (i.e., anaphylactic allergic reaction) to hens' eggs, or a history of onset of Guillain-Barre syndrome during the 6 weeks after vaccination. Can people with HIV/AIDS receive the live... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Treatment During Primary HIV Infection as a Method of Altering the Epidemic Spread of HIV?

...bands on Western blot within 30 days. Two of the cases involved single sexual encounters occurring prior to the transmitter's onset of symptoms. Another case involved multiple exposures, but all occurring before day 2 of the transmitter's onset... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

How HIV Causes AIDS

..."slow" viruses. The course of infection with these viruses is characterized by a long interval between initial infection and the onset of serious symptoms. Other lentiviruses infect nonhuman species. For example, the feline immunodeficiency... Read more »
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test nuevos mas sensitivos

Posted by Anonymous
...cohort study of 38 patients with primary HIV-1 infection. ART was initiated at a median time of 13 (range 0-23) days after the onset of symptoms in 10 patients. Main outcome measures: The time from infection to onset of symptoms and from onset... Read more »

Question to all the veterans in this forum

Posted by Nelson44, 3 Replies
Hi, It is me again... From your experience being in this forum and otherwise how many people have infected with the HIV virus from one single exposure due to a condom failure? and if how long the ARS symptoms supposed to last? Read more »

What the F%&# is it if not HIV?????

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...following I have experienced many diagnosed medical conditions and issues, some minor, others more bothersome, such as: 1. Onset of severe acne 2. Benign growth in floor of mouth 3. Bump inside lower lip, possible enlarged salivary glands 4.... Read more »

Are They Right?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Why do some people insist that HIV does not cause AIDS and that test is not accurate? Read more »