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Hiv To Aids How Long

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Ask the Experts

how long before HIV becomes AIDS?

I am wondering how long hiv can be present in the body before it becomes aids. i once heard that it was ten years but wouldnt an hiv infected person show signs of infection well before that. can a person develop full blown aids after a short period...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...On average, without medication for HIV, it takes about 8-10 years to develop AIDS after being infected with HIV. However, the patterns of how people get sick are quite variable. Having "AIDS" means that you Read more »

How long can a person live with HIV/AIDS?

What is the longest time that someone has lived with the AIDS virus active in their body? does HIV... Read more »

Long term survival with AIDS and HIV

Thank you Doctors to making us available this wonderful Website. my Q. is is there any difference... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

POZ Publishes Articles on Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Long-Distance Truck Drivers in U.S.

... POZ in its March issue published two articles on National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and HIV/AIDS among long-distance truck drivers in the U.S. Summaries appear below. " Native Soul ": The article Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS in Mozambique Threatens to Undermine Country's Long-Term Economic Growth, IMF Official Says

... HIV/AIDS in Mozambique poses a growing threat to the country's long-term economic development, and the government must increase efforts Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

China Has Made "Substantial Progress" in Fight Against HIV/AIDS, Still "Long Way to Go," Opinion Piece Says

... China "had made substantial progress in checking the spread of HIV but there is still a long way to go," UNAIDS Executive Director Peter Piot writes in a China Daily opinion piece. Although more than 34,000 people in China now have Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington, D.C., HIV/AIDS Administration Has "Long Way to Go" to "Gain Confidence of City Residents," Editorial Says

... The HIV/AIDS Administration in Washington, D.C., has "underreported AIDS deaths each year for the past decade, sometimes intentionally, to Read more »
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HIV/AIDS LONG-TERM SURVIVORS sought for in-depth i

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies, &c.for a book to document and preserve the experiences of this "gay lost generation." With past focus on gay men dying of AIDS, the present blackout of information about long-term survivors, and the current interest to forget history and... Read more »

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...KaiserNet January 8, 2008 Some experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV and Aids in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "premature[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments... Read more »

how long do you live with HIV?

Posted by Nicole_herpes, 3 Replies long do you live with HIV? I am 1 month. I am feel alone after i know it. But i i just find friends at HIV dating site, such asn 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 »