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Four Stages Of Hiv

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Four-in-One HIV Pill Enters Late-Stage Clinical Testing

"Gilead Sciences Inc. said Monday it started late stage clinical testing of its four-in-one 'Quad' HIV tablet," the Associated Press reports. The pill includes the drugs elvitegravir, cobicistat, and the two components of Truvada, emtricitabine and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Symptomatic Early Neurosyphilis Among HIV-Positive Men Who Have Sex With Men -- Four Cities, United States, January 2002 - June 2004

Symptomatic early neurosyphilis is a rare manifestation of syphilis that usually occurs within the first 12 months of infection. 1 Most neurologic symptoms of early neurosyphilis result from acute or subacute meningitis, abnormalities in cranial... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

One-in-Four Deaths in Pregnancy Due to HIV in Worst-Affected Countries

Researchers from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine report that the risk of pregnancy-related death is eight times higher for HIV-infected women than for uninfected women. In sub-Saharan countries with high HIV prevalence, one in... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Please Dr. Bob, I need your advice! I wrote four times.

Sir ,i honestly require your advice. I am a student living in India. This incident changed my life .I am not able to concentrate on my studies . If you can help me to judge right , may be i can come out of this darkness. Now i am studying , so not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Actually you've written far more than "four times." In fact you posted the identical question 35 times in a row just today!!!! Impressive, but I assure you doing so does NOT increase your chances of getting a response. In fact,... Read more »

Final Stages of Aids

My 35 year old son was diagnosed with HIV several/many years ago. He has been on again and off again with taking his medication for years. Most recently (only a few months) he has been seeing a doctor and has been taking medication. Unfortunately,...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thank you for your post.I'm very sorry to hear about your son; having tuberculosis and HIV together can complicate treatment management. This is not an irreversible condition at all, but he does need to be on effective TB treatment and soon... Read more »

hi . ms shannon, i did a test hiv1 hiv 2 four weeks after incident.

Hello Ms. SouthallI did oral sex to a girl who i dont know her hiv status and i had an herpex simple in my lipsi also did penetration but with condom so, thats ok i think.i went to the laboratory and did test hiv1 and hiv2it was negative... i did...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi,You are on the right course for testing. Rapid HIV tests, whether oral swab or blood are very accurate at 28 days, and conclusive at 90 days. Having a sore on your mouth does create an opening for the possibility of HIV transmission, but only if... Read more »

returning to work/can't get insuredI have been living with HIV for 10 years. Over the past four years I have seen my general health improve to the point where I want to return to work. Further, my good health and progressively better lab results have put

I have been living with HIV for 10 years. Over the past four years I have seen my health improve to the point where I want to return to work.I have an excellent job offer in Atlanta Georgia that offers a good salary, a way back into the workforce,...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Does your income put you above the Georgia ceiling for ADAP? If so, I regret that I don't have new ideas for you, except the suggestion that you contact the best benefits manager I know to ask about options. He is Jacques Chambers, and you can... Read more »
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4 stages to HIV disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
AMFAR AIDS HANDBOOK (Chapter 4, Page 53 )

There are four stages to HIV disease

1) Acute Infection Stage (500-1200 CD4s)- begins immediately after hiv enters the body and starts multiplying in infected cells. Acute infection ends about 2-6 weeks... Read more »

Four weeks left to go

Posted by Sprite1, 3 Replies
No screaming anguish this time, I promise. Sorry.

It's now four weeks to go for the 'make or break' test. Weighing up all the odds statistically, I'll be fine... looking at my symptoms, and, heart-breakingly, those of my partner, I'm not remotely... Read more »

How conclusive is an Hiv test at four weeks?

Posted by worriedsick, 2 Replies
Should it be taken with a grain of salt? Or is it a good step in the right direction? Does anyone know the level of conclusiveness after 30 days for an HIV test? Read more »

Four week anniversary...

Posted by Blixer, 5 Replies
Four weeks ago today I got the news that I was HIV positive. Right now that seems almost like forever ago. I logged onto these boards that night when I was having a bit of a panic attack and have found some of the sweetest people on earth. Thanks... Read more »