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What Is HIV?

...more. Where Did HIV Come From? The origins of HIV are still a little murky. Experts currently think that, about 100 years ago in Africa, an ancestor of HIV evolved into a form that jumped from monkeys to humans. 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...
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history of cd4 and cd8 lymphopenia but hiv 1 and hiv 2 and western blot has been ruled out

my cd4 count is at 478/ul lymph is at 36.8% my cd8 count is at 113/ul lymph 8.7% but have never tested pos for hiv 1 or hiv 2 or western blot . in 2005 i had a pneumocystis carinii pneumonia i was also tested and tested neg for hiv . i was ok after...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...same condition. Here is my story back in 1997 I had a sexual partner which after two years into the relationship and a long history of unprotected sex found out she was HIV positive, however after rigorously testing I remained negative, time flew... Read more »

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
...detectable up to a whole year! Again, help me out here. Response from Dr. Frascino Hi, No, you are not missing something. The natural history of untreated HIV infection is as follows: Viral transmission followed 2-3 weeks later by acute... Read more »

Infection Method and HIV Natural history

It is my understanding that the progression of HIV infection may differ in cases of infection by IV drug use (blood transfusion too?) versus sexual contact. Is this accurate? What accounts for differences in natural history - the vehicle of...
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
...Mode of transmission is but one factor that may affect the rate of progression of HIV infection. It also depends on the amount, type of virus and the underlying immune system of the person being infected. HIV is Read more »

long history of hiv and pregnancy?

Dear Doctor, 37-year old female, HIV+ since 1990. In 1997, I was put on meds (AZT and Epivir) because VL had risen to 80,000, though all my numbers were OK. In 2003, I was put off meds because of my general good conditions (CD4 1,200, % 52, VL...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...Your history of being HIV positive should not preclude as successful pregnancy and a reasonable life expectancy. However, to optimize your chances Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

IAVI Report Examines Initiative's History, AIDS Vaccine Timeline

...(IAVI, "Imagining a World Without AIDS," December 2006). Back to other news for January 30, 2007 Search the Newsroom archive This document was provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with... 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 Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Massachussetts: HIV/AIDS Exhibit at State House

...response of the state's gay community in the early years of the AIDS epidemic. "Above and Beyond: Our Community Responds to HIV/AIDS" presents a timeline of the epidemic's history and the community's reaction. The exhibited has previously been... Read more »
Terri Wilder

Twenty-Nine Years of Women Living With HIV: Past, Present and Future

...timeline was originally written in 2001. It is a living document that has been updated over the years to reflect the growing history of response to HIV/AIDS among women. Since the beginning of time, women have had to fight for recognition.... 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 »

Testing History.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...November 11, 2004 Abbott Oraquik (two weeks after very high risk exposure), negative. 1st week Feb, 2005 Abbott Determine HIV 1/2, negative. 1st week June, 2005 , same test, negative. 1st week October, 2005, same test, negative. 1st week January... Read more »

my history..

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...am back again, want to write abit abt me and how i possibly got hiv.am not even sure where to start but i last went for a test in july 2004, and that was negative.since then i haven't had unprotected Read more »

Symptoms vs. testing history - what should I do?

Posted by Tryin2BRational, 3 Replies
...I am trying desperately to find some closure to an ongoing concern I?ve had about possibly acquiring HIV. I would appreciate your advice. In early March 2006, I had an unprotected sexual encounter with a woman whom I met in a bar. Read more »