Hiv After 10 Years

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Husband HIV+. Wife HIV-....10 years no protection

My husband just found out he was HIV+ with an aids diagnosis....we have had unprotected sex for ten am I HIV- and how common is that?His t-cell count is 60 and viral load over a millionWe arebshocked by all parts of these diagnoses
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
It certainly can happen, but it is not that common. Read more »

wife has hiv for 10 years and never taken any meds

my wife is hiv pos.for ten years now never taken any meds.she now is in icu at the hospital.i am... Read more »
The Body

This Month in HIV: Summary of "Top 10 HIV Stories of the Past Year"

... The Story: HIV is one of the most rapidly evolving fields in medicine, but even so, the clip at which new HIV medications have been approved Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UNAIDS Report Finds New HIV Infections Dropped by 20% Over 10 Years, Deaths From AIDS-Related Illness Dropped by 20% Over 5 Years found, according to the news service (11/23). AIDS-related deaths also fell by nearly 20 percent over the past five years, according to a UNAIDS press release . An estimated 1.8 million people worldwide died from AIDS-related... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

PrEP Could Prevent About Three Million HIV Cases in Sub-Saharan Africa Over 10 Years, Study Says

...News , 9/18). According to Reuters, the model simulated an African country where 20% of the adult population is living with HIV/AIDS (Reuters, 9/18). The researchers found that if the drug was effective 90% of the time and was given daily to 75%... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New HIV Treatment Strategy Could Reduce HIV-Related Deaths by 10 Million in 15 Years, UNAIDS Says

...(Sharma, 7/13). UNAIDS "estimates there were 33.4 million people living with HIV worldwide at the end of 2008. In the same year there were nearly 2.7 million new HIV infections and 2 million AIDS-related deaths," according to an agency press... Read more »
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HIV+ for 10 years

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies

HIV/AIDS Year in Review: Looking Back on 2010

Posted by bartleby
...So much has happened this past year. We're rolling out end-of-the-year reviews . So check it out! You'll find: Top HIV/AIDS Clinical Developments of 2010 Read more »

On the rise 3.5 years post HIV/AIDS diagnosis

Posted by PositiveInPVD, 5 Replies
...particularly new to this whole thing. After diagnosis in Dec 2002 when I was in very bad shape by the time we found out it was HIV (CD4 = 50, VL >650,000, thrush, wasting, all that bad stuff), I continue to show signs of enormous improvement... Read more »

possible to show symptoms BEFORE the 10 year mark?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I'm acutely aware that ON AVERAGE it takes HIV 10 years to progress to AIDS, usually at the onset of an 'AIDS-defining' illness. Have there been cases of very quick progression to Read more »
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