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Hiv Aids Timeline

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What Is HIV?

...The history of the global HIV pandemic is more recent, however: The world only began to pay attention to HIV in the early 1980s, when gay men in New York City and San Francisco began to die of a mysterious illness. The term "AIDS" -- which is what doctors call it when HIV disease becomes advanced -- wasn't coined until 1982, and the virus now known as HIV wasn't identified as the cause of AIDS until 1984. Related Links Overviews ...
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HIV timeline

I have a question. I contracted HIV from my ex husband. We were married for 7 years. I did not find out I had HIV until six months after we divorced. He passed away that same year from Lymphoma. He never took meds. Does this mean that I will get...
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
...Unlikely that you will get lymphoma. Lymphoma would not occur as a result of you getting HIV infection from someone who was HIV infected and had lymphoma. It usually has to do with someone's underlying immune system suppression Read more »

From HIV to AIDS

Hi,I know that it is relative, but based on the experience we've had with HIV in the last 20 years, is it possible to tell the average amount of time from the onset of infection with the virus to developing full-blown AIDS?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...The literature generally states that the average time from infection with HIV to AIDS-related illness is about 10 years.For more information about this topic, please see "Approximate Timeline of Testing and Symptoms Read more »

HIV/HBV likely seropositive timeline

Dear Dr. My partner and I were exposed to HBV on Dec 21, 2005, which at the time we were unaware of. I developed severe symptoms(fatigue,upper body weakness, lymph swelling, but no jaundice) in exactly 4 weeks. My partner had none. Thinking it was...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I do not suspect that your hepatitis B is affecting your HIV testing.I would recommend HIV testing at 6 months after the exposure as well.HOwever, most patients who seroconvert are detected Read more »

Political Views? (BARACK OBAMA PLAN TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS)

Hello Dr. Rob,This is my first visit to your forum. I have read only a handful of your posts and have gotten a lot of valuable information from them. The one question that I have is regarding your political views. You are in a place to give so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you to keep reading and continue learning! As for politics, unfortunately in this country politics is intimately linked to HIV/AIDS awareness, education, prevention and treatment access. Consequently, it does and will continue to come up fairly... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Interactive, Web-Based Timeline of Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic

...The Kaiser Family Foundation on Wednesday released an interactive, Web-based timeline of the global HIV/AIDS epidemic. The timeline, titled " The Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic: A Timeline of Key Milestones ," is designed to serve as a reference Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Approximate Timeline of Testing and Symptoms for HIV/AIDS

...and the severity of symptoms may vary greatly from person to person. The average time that the symptoms of full-blown AIDS begins is 10 years. CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILED INFORMATION --> Frequently Asked Questions ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Life Expectancies of People Living With HIV in Virginia, Advancements in HIV Therapy Examined

...Times-Dispatch examined how highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has improved the life expectancies of people living with HIV/AIDS. According to the Times-Dispatch , "The shift to longer life expectancies for people with HIV has... Read more »
The Body

LEARN: Educate Yourself and Others About HIV/AIDS

... However much you think you know about HIV/AIDS, there is always more to learn. And of course, if you're just beginning to learn about HIV in the first place, there is definitely Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Timeline

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.aegis.com/topics/timeline/ The link above will give you an idea of what happenned in the first few years of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Lux Eternum, but Keep Raising Hell Until a Cure is Found Read more »

AIDS Timeline

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AIDS Timeline, Deep kissing in 1997

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I believe the last deep kissing incident was in 1997 http://www.aegis.com/topics/timeline/default.asp Read more »

PCR Accuracy timeline

Posted by Goman, 1 Reply
As I am about to get my results, I am curious. I have read Dr. Krull says 4-11 days and the virus shows up in PCR. Is this correct? I know it is not an approved test, but it is for needing to know something prior to the 3 month window. Still... Read more »