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Hiv Natural Progression

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natural progression of HIV question

Dear Dr. Young,Thanks for all of your professional assistance and insight that you provide on this board. I would be most appreciative if you could read this email.I am a 31 year old heterosexual. Last summer I was not feeling well and had convinced...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Rocky Mountain CARES
...Sorry, but we just can't (and don't) answer questions about "Do I have HIV" here.In the end of the day, there are so many varied presentations of HIV (and lots of other illnesses) that it's very difficult Read more »

HIV 2 and progression to Aids

Hello! For someone infected with HiV 2 how long it will take to progress in Aids ,and... Read more »

Why does AIDS develop later now and in the past people progressed more quickly? (NATURAL HISTORY)

It says that AIDS comes out usually about 8-10 years, but in the 80s when people were infected they... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Study Finds Genetic Influence on Pace of HIV/AIDS Progression

...HIV-infected person -- has long been viewed as the chief indicator of how quickly someone infected with HIV infection progresses to AIDS. New data published in Nature Immunology builds on previous work that suggests that several other factors in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

British Government, HIV/AIDS Advocates Warn Decreased Aid Budgets Could Lead to Reversals in HIV/AIDS Treatment Progress

... Recent gains in the global fight against HIV/AIDS could be reversed as the "global economic downturn pinches poor countries' budgets and donors show signs of backing away Read more »
The Body

Administration Officials Highlight Progress on HIV/AIDS Issues

... Administration Officials Highlight Progress on HIV/AIDS Issues In this White House video, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, health and other U.S. officials discuss Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

UN Lauds Progress in Kenya's Fight Against HIV/AIDS

...made in Kenya against the virus. It is clearly documented by the reduction in prevalence," said Lewis, the UN special envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa. Speaking to reporters after visiting several hospitals, Lewis gave credit for the drop to such... Read more »
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Non-Progressive HIV?

Posted by Carrie, 1 Reply
...My boyfriend was told by his dr today that he has a type called Non-Progressive HIV. He didn't get alot of info on it right now though. Is anyone else familiar with this? Read more »

"Daily Vit. Can Thwart AIDS Progress" - NY Times

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...wrong yet again, but ignores the obvious implications of its own research in the following article, "Daily Vitamin Can Thwart AIDS Progress" - NY Times, July 1, 2004. If a vitamin can prevent illness, then what's the value of AZT? They state... Read more »

possible to show symptoms BEFORE the 10 year mark?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I'm acutely aware that ON AVERAGE it takes HIV 10 years to progress to AIDS, usually at the onset of an 'AIDS-defining' illness. Have there been cases of very quick progression to AIDS (due to more maligant Read more »

Hiv/Aids question?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I have a pamphlet that says treatment is slowing the progression of the disease. I thought that treatment was stopping the progression. Which is true, please? Read more »