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Does Hiv Always Turn Into Aids

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how fast does HIV + turn to Aids

My brother just told me he has HIV positive and he found out a year and a half ago. He said he has not gotton any treatment and hasnt been back to the dr.Does this mean it probably aids now or could it still be HIV +? I am really worried. Hes having...
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
He absolutely needs to see an HIV specialist and be thoroughly evaluated. Important lab tests that need to be obtained are the HIV viral load (amount of HIV in the blood) and the CD4 count and percent (an important cell that is infected by HIV and... Read more »

signs that you have when hiv turn to aids

what sypmtoms do you have when hiv tkurn to aids my 17yr old son jjust diagnose with hiv and his... Read more »

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... 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Focus of XV International AIDS Conference Turns to U.S. HIV/AIDS Policy, Women and Youth

As U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Ambassador Randall Tobias prepared to address the XV International AIDS Conference in Bangkok, Thailand, protests overtook applause. After several minutes, activists quieted down, and Tobias defended U.S. HIV/AIDS... Read more »

Gay Men and HIV/AIDS: Where to Turn for Information and Advice

HIV/AIDS is not a gay disease, and the virus works the same whether you're gay or straight. That said, if you are gay -- or if you're a man who considers himself straight, but fools around with guys from time to time -- there's a lot of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Indiana: Purdue University Professor Turns HIV/AIDS Diagnosis Into Her Life's Work

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis sociology professor Carrie Foote is dedicated to eradicating stigmas regarding HIV/AIDS. Realizing most of her IUPUI students believe they have never known anyone with the disease, Foote announces on... 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 »

Possibility of Negative at 3 months turning positive later ?

Posted by Niv, 1 Reply
What is the chance of negative hiv test (4th gen cmia) at 3 months into positive later ? High risk heterosexual exposure experiencing ARS like symptom presently .... Sore throat, fatigue, rash, swollen lymph on the neck. I am so confused as many... Read more »

Chances of 40 day negative test turning positive

Posted by Athlete23, 1 Reply
Hi , I took an HIV test after 40 days of exposure I tested negative which I believe is 3rd generation ELISA from Quest Diagnostics. Now I did have protected sex vaginal and anal but when I was having vaginal sex I became soft and had some precum in... Read more »

Believed I was misdiagnosed, nowhere to turn!!!

Posted by Anonymous
I believe I was misdiagnosed regarding my HIV status. I need to know where to turn? I have tested twice, one with HIV-1 elisa getting negative results and the other by Oraquick, also negative a year and a half after I thought I was exposed. Here... Read more »