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Early Hiv Treatment Vs Late

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Early versus Late treatment

When will the information regarding early treatment or later treatment come out. When will this study be complete. Because recently infected people may benefit from knowing. It seems to me that early treatment would benifit the patient similar to...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
The SMART study is slated to run for 5 to 9 years, so we can't expect short-term answers. But over the coming years we will have indirect evidence from large observational cohort studies that will help to guide these crucial decisions. I do... Read more »

Too late for early treatment?

Dear Sir.Thanks for all the informative answers You give. I learn a lot.I was tested positive this... Read more »

Gazzard- early hiv treatment

Well I am not HIV positive Yet. But I beleive that I may have just ended seroconvesion, if it was... Read more »
Articles
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HIV's Silent Dangers Make Early HIV Treatment Critical, Expert Says

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this summary, you'll hear Wafaa El-Sadr, M.D., M.P.H., discuss her plenary paper. It is followed by questions from reporters and comments... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Late Testing, Treatment Leads to Increased HIV/AIDS Prevalence Among Hispanics in Los Angeles County

Hispanics in Los Angeles County are waiting about twice as long to seek HIV testing and treatment as whites, leading to increased HIV prevalence among Hispanics, the San Gabriel Valley Tribune reports. According to the Tribune , 60% of HIV... Read more »
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

NIH Scientists Find More Health Benefits From Starting HIV Treatment Early

HIV-infected individuals who begin antiretroviral therapy (ART) soon after acquiring the virus may have stronger immune responses to other pathogens than HIV-infected individuals who begin ART later, a new study from the National Institutes of... Read more »
TheBody.com

Can Very Early HIV Treatment "Cure" Some People of Their Infection?

Once you're diagnosed with HIV, you're HIV positive for life. ... Right? For about as long as we've been aware that HIV exists, that has been the reality. But in just the last few months, we've seen new signs that it may be possible -- really,... Read more »
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Early treatment for HIV

Posted by Anonymous
I got HIV from oral sex. I began treatment within a month of infection. This site discusses the risks of oral sex and the possible benefits of early treatment.
http://fdjk3.homestead.com/home.html


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Early HIV Treatment Failure Linked to Didanosine/T

Posted by TwinsDad, 1 Reply
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) Aug 23 - The combination of the antiretroviral agents didanosine, tenofovir, and efavirenz is associated with a high virological failure rate in treatment-naive patients with HIV, British investigators report.

Dr. Desmond... Read more »

treatment too late?

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
I was diagnosed earlier this year and overdue, but have not gotten treatment yet due to financial and other problems. This news very devastating and now I worry that it may be too late with low T cells. I read that under 200 is too late. Can... Read more »

Tested poz early this month

Posted by thevillebear, 7 Replies
Being a gay man I have a HIV test every six months.
The last one was positive I am 37 and really let my guard up being my age and not being positive.
I was infected by someone who was unaware they were positive so I really harbor no ill will towards... Read more »