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Hiv Assessment

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hiv to aids

if i stop taking my hiv meds how long will it take before turning into aids
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The risk for development of AIDS after stopping HIV treatment is highly variable. The health risk of stopping effective HIV treatment extends beyond AIDS-conditions and also includes Read more »

hiv & vision loss

I have had the virus since 1992 and within the last three months I am starting to have serious... Read more »

Freaked out by counsellor reisk assessment. High Risk.

Dear Good Doc,I posted a question a while back regarding my exposure. To recap, I was on a US... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

IOM Outlines Strategy for U.S. Global HIV/AIDS Program Assessment

... An Institutes of Medicine report outlines the organization's strategic approach to the evaluation of U.S. global HIV/AIDS programs -- an assessment mandated by the reauthorization of PEPFAR in 2008. According to the report, the IOM will begin Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Northeast Colorado Conference Discusses HIV/AIDS Needs Assessment Findings

... Rural Solutions, an organization in northeast Colorado, held the "Community HIV/AIDS Education and Action Conference" as part of its ongoing effort to address issues related to HIV, the Sterling Journal-Advocate Read more »
American Heart Association

Cardiovascular Risk Assessment, Treatment Vital for HIV Patients on Therapy

...Antiretroviral medications have dramatically reduced the overall death rate among patients with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), but those same patients may now face an increased risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to a group... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Uganda MPs Assess HIV/AIDS Situation in Country's Northern Region, Effects of Conflict

...group of 22 members of Uganda's Parliament last week visited five districts in the northern part of the country to assess the HIV/AIDS situation and how 20 years of conflict in the region has affected the spread of the disease, The... Read more »
Connect With Others

I just tested positive now what?

Posted by ruraltgwoman, 3 Replies
...I'm a 31 year old Transsexual woman living in a tiny town in Arkansas. I just tested positive for HIV on 12/10 /10. The person who gave me the results gave me a referal to an infectious disease specialist. I went ahead and made Read more »

Viral load, MOS-HIV, are you tracking?

Posted by annasearch, 2 Replies
...Hi all - I was wondering if I can get your take on something. I'm a researcher learning about HIV and how to help people better manage HIV and AIDS. I was wondering, do people in the community track data? Viral load, CD4 count Read more »

risk assessement please, i am scared

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...bleeding not even with brushing, mutual masterbation,rubbing and gential grinding with clothes on. Any possibility this could be HIV? or sthg else? please i need assurance, thank u for the help. Read more »

Risk assessment, or, how screwed am I?

Posted by ratherconcerned, 1 Reply
...Hi, I'm a male who has sex with men, and I have an HIV-related concern. My last negative HIV test was on 4/7/08, which was 45 days after an unprotected encounter with another guy who Read more »