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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,It would depend on the cause of the anemia. For instance, HIV-associated anemia caused by taking AZT (Retrovir, Combivir, Trizivir) could come on quite suddenly (weeks). "Anemia of chronic disease" caused by chronic HIV infection... Read more »
University of North Carolina - Chapel HillYou are so wrong. I believe that most people who develop symptoms of HIV after a risky encounter despite being HIV negative do so because of worry, and your posting does not help. Most everyone is familiar with the most common signs of HIV and... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineThe replication capacity assay has not been shown to be definitively predictive of disease progression. Your RC is in the normal range, and reflects a wild type virus, that is, one that does not have any resistance mutations. Your don't... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyAMFAR 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 »
Posted by Survivor, 4 RepliesSO WHAT IS IT???
This is a very intersting question is it not...? Pharma says it's a Condition, others +ve and -ve say its a disease and or condtion..
WHATS THE BLOODY ANSWER!?!?!?!
"Oh Eric, I am so sorry for you, thats a horrible disease." Read more »
Posted by Serge2008, 2 RepliesHi! I'm a 41yo French heterosexual man and I live in Pennsylvania. Three years ago, I started to notice a sudden fat loss in my cheeks in a short period of time. I was worried about something serious and I had various blood test for cancer and HIV... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyPeter Staley formerly of AIDSMEDS (now owned by Poz Magazine) agrees with the new LA Public Service Announcements that stress HIV is a gay disease.
Here is the article that critizes these ads.
HIV Ads Embrace, and Stun, Audience
By Sharon Bernstein,... Read more »
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