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Hiv History Timeline

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

IAVI Report Examines Initiative's History, AIDS Vaccine Timeline

"Imagining a World Without AIDS ," International AIDS Vaccine Initiative : The report examines IAVI's history and includes a timeline of milestones in IAVI and AIDS vaccine research. It also reviews various initiatives in the global effort to... Read more »
Terri Wilder

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

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 »

HIV News & Views: Undetectable Bliss; Timeline of Women in HIV; Victory Over Addiction; and More

HIV News & Views, April 11, 2013 - April 11, 2013 Top Stories at Read Past Newsletters Change/Update Subscription BLOG CENTRAL Rev. Andrena Ingram: Undetectable? Whaaaat? ... Read more »
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About ARS (interesting question, I think) (NATURAL HISTORY) (ARS SYMPTOMS)

Hello Doc, first of all thank you very much for all your help. I have donated to your foundation and I must say Thank You.My question is: when do ARS symptoms usually appear? Is it possible to have symptoms (ARS) after 12 weeks and having tested...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Interesting question??? Yes, and like so many other interesting questions your answer was awaiting your double click in the archives. See below.Dr. BobDormant virus (NATURAL HISTORY)Feb 10, 2007 Dr. Frascino, I am a HIV health educater and feel I... 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 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

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 »
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HIV/AIDS Timeline

Posted by ScotCharles

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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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 »

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Timeline of Testing

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I tested for HIV at 24 weeks after exposure and I was negative. Should I test after 26 weeks just to play it safe, since technically 26 weeks is six months. Has anyone ever tested negative at 24 weeks and poz later? Read more »