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Hiv And Aids Timeline In America

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Terri Wilder

A Timeline of Women Living With HIV: Past, Present and Future -- 2011

31 Years at a Glance 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 ... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Ending AIDS In Black America: Step Two -- HIV-Positive People Must Come Out

Last week I called on HIV-positive people to be more public about their HIV status, and for all of us -- HIV positive and negative alike -- to work to create an environment in which it's easier to do so. An estimated 1.1 million of the roughly 300... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Latin America/Caribbean: Countries in the Americas Improve Management of HIV/AIDS Drugs to Prevent Shortages

Three Latin American countries -- Guatemala, Honduras, and the Dominican Republic -- are working to strengthen their ability to manage drugs used to treat HIV/AIDS as part of a pilot project supported by the Pan American Health Organization/World... Read more »
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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 as a result of... Read more »

HIV Timeline

Hi, after the inital stage of HIV (Primary), i have read that the next stage no symptoms appear for about on average 10 years (Latency stage i think?). Can this stage normally be shorter eg 5 years? During this period, would milder symptoms be...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.There is a very large range of timelines for HIV infection. The clinically latent, asymptomatic phase (after acute retroviral syndrome or acute HIV infection) can range from months to years. Yes, during this phase... Read more »

Hiv timeline

I had a high risk encounter with a sex worker 3 years ago.But now im am worried i might be infected. I am in perfect health these 3 years; no shingles,weight loss..Am i safe or just that the symptoms hadn't come out?Do i need to get tested?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
You can't determine your status based on the absence of symptoms. It's a good sign, but is in no way reliable. The average time it takes for a person to develop AIDS-related symptoms is about 10 years. Your best bet is to have an HIV... Read more »

Timeline without treatment

My brother was diagnosed with hiv in 1995. He has never been on treatment except when he breaks out he'll go to the clinic and get antibiotic. The last time he did go he was told his t-cell count is now at 5. How much time does he have left....
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
About as much time as an ostrich with its head in the sand while outside a lion's den. Your brother has waited too long. He needs to get on treatment now. If he does and is as adherent to it and his medical appointments as he was avoidant to... 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.

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AIDS Timeline

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Timeline Question

Posted by Blixer, 2 Replies
I was just informed of a positive HIV test result this past Monday. I'm scheduled for a followup visit with an HIV specialist next Tuesday. In the meantime I'm wondering when I was infected and how long it has been. What led me to be tested was a... Read more »

Doing an Essay on Aids/Hiv in america

Posted by Anonymous
Please if anyone can answer a few questions about living with Hiv/Aids. I attend Bryant and Stratton in Rochester NY and for my end of sememster project i choose to talk about Aids/Hiv in america. Would anyone mind answering just a few basic... Read more »