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Hiv Takes How Much Time

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HIV test taking a long time to show positive result

I'm not sure this is the right forum, but I couldn't find any other that's more suitable. This is a bit long, so brace yourselves...I just tested positive for HIV on October 27 (with result on November 1 ...). The test was done as part of my annual...
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
...1. It may relate to someone's underlying immune system and genetics, the amount of HIV received and the method (sexual vs. injection drug use).2. No.3. Because the look for antibodies and not the virus. The position Read more »

Taking the HIV for the First time at age 40

Doctor since I have never tested for HIV and want to test would a elisa test be the test to take... Read more »

Time it takes to become HIV infector

The scenario: If I get infected by the HIV virus today, how long it takes to start... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines Efforts to Reduce Number of HIV-Positive Patients in Africa Who Stop Taking Their Medications

...Times , David Tuller of the University of California, Berkeley, writes of his experience shadowing a counselor with Family AIDS Care and Education Services (FACES), an organization in Kisumu, Kenya, that is working to identify patients who have... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Financial Times Examines Response to Tanzania's HIV/AIDS Epidemic

... on Wednesday examined how the Tanzanian government and nongovernmental organizations in the country are responding to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The disease spread quickly throughout the country in the 1980s and 1990s, and government authorities... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines HIV/AIDS Treatment Access in Myanmar

...operations manager, said, adding, "They couldn't even treat the ones dying on their doorsteps." The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria this year has applied for government permits to bring antiretrovirals into Myanmar, and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines Visa Laws Effects on People Living With HIV/AIDS

...Times examines a recent report by the advocacy group Human Rights Watch that says visa restrictions for people living with HIV/AIDS have been shown to jeopardize their health. "About a third of the world?s countries limit the right of people... Read more »
Connect With Others

Diagnosed with HIV and AIDS at the same time!!!!

Posted by icantbelieve, 9 Replies
Last April, viral load over 500.000 and cd4 count 191. Overwhelming. I've been sad, lonely, on meds, always tired, lost weight, appetite, no one knows, live away from my family, no partner, with an infection on my skin since April that impairs my... Read more »

long time without hiv medication but ignored in sw

Posted by thriller, 2 Replies
...situation. I m not an "alternative freak" so dont get me wrong here. and im not saying to others what to do in their life with hiv. But am l alone in this situation?? I am reluctant to hear the same thing over and over again but still l want to... Read more »

What is longest period of time HIV+ without...

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
......progression to AIDS? Read more »

Can you work full time through life with hiv/aids?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...four children and very very large child support obligations. I have talked with my doctors and read about the prognosis of hiv this day and age and can live a fairly normal life. But also read about people on disability and not working. So... Read more »