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Earliest Known Case Of Hiv And Aids

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HIV Earliest Ancestor May Be 5 to 12 Million Years Old, Researchers Say

HIV's origin may date from five to 12 million years ago, according to newly published research done by the University of Washington and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, both in Seattle. HIV-1, which infects 34 million people worldwide,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Multivitamins May Slow Progression of HIV for Patients in Earliest Phase of Disease, Study Says

HIV-positive women who take a multivitamin once daily are 30% less likely than those who do not take the supplements to progress to the latest stage of HIV, according to a study published in the July 1 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine ... Read more »
Lambda Legal

Comments on the CDC's "Draft Guidelines for HIV Case Surveillance, Including Monitoring HIV Infection & AIDS"

I. Introduction Resolution of the debate about whether to require the reporting of the names of those who test positive for HIV must turn on the actual usefulness of this information to provide a comprehensive picture of the HIV epidemic, which in... Read more »
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Earliest HIV Test While Under PEP

Of all the HIV tests availible, which ones provide the earliest detection for HIV while one is under PEP? Thank you....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I am not aware of any study that has been done to answer this question. The important thing to note about PEP and HIV tests is that viral load testing would not be reliable, because PEP could drive viral load to undetectable levels. The... Read more »

earliest symptoms

what are the earliest symptoms of hiv infection and how does it take to start its first manifestations...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
Transient symptoms can occur a few weeks after acute infection. This can consist of flu-like symptoms: fever, headache, muscle aches, fatigue.... Read more »

Earliest

What is the earliest that we should have a single pill with minimal complicationsand Hiv turns to history as far as possible z...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
The good news is that we already have very simple to take, and often well tolerated medications for the treatment of HIV infection. In fact, recently a single pill became available that is highly effective in the treatment of HIV infection. It is... Read more »

occupational exposure from known hiv+ needlestick

Dear Dr. Holodniy, A co-worker was recently stuck with a contaminated 20 gauge needle while drawing labs on a known HIV+ patient. The RN was wearing gloves and the stick was superficial (nicked the skin enough to bleed)and the area was bled and then...
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
1600 would be considered low. But plasma viral load is only one component of blood that contains potentially infectious HIV. Blood cells are the other compartment. Despite estimates of over 600,000 needle sticks/yr that occur in the US, the CDC has... Read more »
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Any known cases of infection from fingering ?

Posted by WorryHell, 2 Replies
Can anyone tell me if there is any cases of HIV infection from fingering with/without cut on the fingers ?
Yes. I have been stupid of doing so.
Yes. i am scared and worry about my risk and waiting to be tested next week. Appreciate a helpful advise... Read more »

Whats the earliest detection.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Home access has told me that 25 days is enough proof of infection? Does anybody disagree? Read more »

AIDS Cases Decline In SF Bay Area

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
AIDS Cases Decline In SF Bay Area
by The Associated Press
EXTRACT

Posted: February 2, 2005 5:02 pm. ET


(San Francisco, California) The number of new AIDS cases in the Bay Area has plummeted to levels not seen since the early 1980s.


A preliminary look... Read more »

Earliest onset of symptoms?

Posted by GuyInSJ, 2 Replies
Less than 48 hours after performing oral sex (without ejaculation) on an HIV+ guy, I have developed a fever and swollen lymph nodes. I'm still in the 72-hour window for PEP but my understanding is that PEP is generally not recommended in this... Read more »