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Hiv Onset And Systems

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Low CD4s From the Onset of HIV Infection

Before I tested positive for HIV in June 1994, I was receiving HIV antibodytests every 4 to 6 months (because I realized I was in a high-risk group). Mylast negative test was in December 1993. However, when I tested positive inJune, I had a CD4...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...14%, indicating a severely damagedimmune system).It would be very unusual for a person to have a low CD4 count without havingHIV, or other problems with the immune system. If you were recentlyinfected, there could be several reasons why your CD4... Read more »

New onset Diabetes in Long Term HIV patients.

As a 51y/o male and 26yr HIV+ long term survivor on Lexiva and Truvada with CD4~400/Viral... Read more »

how long is acute in terms of onset symptoms of hiv

I recently had unprotected sex with someone, and although he did not ejaculate in me, i still know... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Spectrum of Cancer Risk Late After AIDS Onset in the United States

...anal cancer and Hodgkin lymphoma," the authors concluded. Back to other news for September 2010 Search the Newsroom archive Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Stavudine, Other Antiretrovirals Tied to New Onset Diabetes in HIV

...to stavudine -- and, to a lesser degree, zidovudine and didanosine -- is linked to an increased risk of new onset diabetes in HIV-positive patients. Researchers examined data on 33,389 HIV patients enrolled in the D:A:D [Data Collection on... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Movie Documents Three Men's Efforts to Promote Safe Sex During Onset of HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Early 1980s

..."Sex Positive," which chronicles the lives and efforts of three men who sought to promote safe sex during the early years of HIV/AIDS in the U.S. According to the Times , late singer-songwriter Michael Callen, activist Richard Berkowitz and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Experimental HIV Vaccines Likely Will Offer Limited Immunity, Might Delay Onset of AIDS, Commentary Says

...most promising experimental HIV vaccines in development will offer only limited immunity against the virus but might delay the onset of AIDS, Anthony Fauci, director of NIH 's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases , and Margaret... Read more »
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connection onset ARS-symptoms and HIV-antibodies

Posted by Dutchman, 2 Replies
...Hello all, I would be very gratefull if someone (who's skilled) can tell if there is indeed a connection between the moment of onset of ARS-symptoms and the moment that HIV antibodies can be detected by a rapid HIV antigen test (Abbott Determine... Read more »

Earliest onset of symptoms?

Posted by GuyInSJ, 2 Replies
...Less than 48 hours after performing oral sex (without ejaculation) on an HIV+ guy, I have developed a fever and swollen lymph nodes. I'm still in the 72-hour window for PEP but my understanding is that Read more »

HIV is not for sissies

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...would have allowed him to lead a long and healthy life. The editorial advocated that the readers should take advantage of free HIV screening so they could begin treatment early. I wrote in a letter to the editor that while the new meds allow... Read more »

Clear some myths up for me

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I've heard some of what I think are myths that I want cleared up: First of all, can HIV pass through condoms? Someone told me that it could. Secondly, what exactly is this "white tongue" that I hear about? And Read more »