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Primary infection to aids - time period

HiI am sure I am HIV positive and will be tested this week. Six months ago I had a three week affair with a lady and we did not use condoms everytime. She assures me she had been tested and was not HIV, although within six weeks of the contacts I...
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
It takes years to progress.MH... Read more »

Time period of HIV

Hi, I was wondering if there was any way you could estimate on how long you had HIv? I was recently diagnosed and I cannot remember my last negative test....
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
The length of time from infection is correlated with the level of antibodies, which rise over time after the initial exposure. There is also a correlation between a measure called "Avidity Index" and length of time after exposure.... Read more »

Missing your HIV meds for an extended period of time?

When a person doesn't take their meds due to insurance reasons, relocation etc. What are the ramifications regarding Hiv to Aids?What are the signs to look for?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Stopping HIV medications can lead to the development or drug resistance for some regimens (particularly for regimens containing efavirenz or nevirapine) that would lead to subsequent treatment failure if the same meds were used later. Stopping... Read more »

time period (wasting)

Dear Doctor,Can wasting occur after only about 3 or 4 months after HIV infection? After about 4 months of possible infection I seem to have shown no symptoms of HIV except muscle and weight loss. Can this be due to HIV at time period? Thank you for...
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

Response from Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

The Cutting Edge
Wasting can occur with our without HIV if you don't consume enough food to hold onto your weight for whatever reason (physical or psychological). HIV adds the burden of an infection which predisposes for diminished appetite and some additional... Read more »
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What is longest period of time HIV+ without...

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

HIV ANTI-BODY TEST & THE WINDOW PERIOD TIME FRAME

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Good Day,
Here's what the nation's leading authority on HIV testing has to say about the HIV anti-body test and the time it takes to detect infection.
Oh, and let us not bastardize this information to sooth our worries.
The CDC (Center for Disease... Read more »

Time will tell if the windows period is questioned

Posted by bura, 2 Replies
Hello guys,

First and formost, i would like compliment Daisey as she is a very strong person. Honestly, if i do have HIV, i probably would just write one or two more posts and then shut the computer for a while. Nobody wants this including myself,... Read more »

ONE MORE TIME WINDOW PERIOD

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Personally I will test at 6 months (after my 3 months negative Elisa).
I am extremely puzzled with following. The following claim 3 months as conclusive.

New York Stete Department for Health
I rang Aids hotline and STD hotline in Australia they told me... Read more »