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Hiv To Aids Time Frame

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Time frame from exposure to AIDS

My Husband was diagnosed with AIDS a year ago last August. His T-Cell count was 37 and he had a lesion on the brain. In your opinion, how long ago would you guess it was that he contracted the HIV virus. We do not have a clue as to where he...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
On average, it takes ten years to go from the time of initial infection to the development of illness or severe immune impairment (like T-cell count of 37). This is only an average. Some people require longer, and others require less time.... Read more »

Time frame for undetected HIV Virus?

My husband and I have been married for over 11 years. Prior to this, I don't know whether... Read more »

KS and time frame of HIV infection?

I was wondering if you had any idea of the time frame between initial HIV infection and the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

3 by 5 Initiative "Probably Will Not" Meet Treatment Goals Within Time Frame, WHO Director General Says

The World Health Organization 's 3 by 5 Initiative goal of treating three million HIV-positive people with antiretroviral drugs by 2005 "probably will not" be met, WHO Director-General Jong-Wook Lee said in an interview last week, the CP/ Read more »
Housing Works

There Is No There There: The False Framing of HIV Criminalization Laws

Image courtesy of Earlier this week, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) quietly released a new "HIV and Law" portal on their website, listing the states that currently have HIV-specific criminal exposure laws, as well as the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Massachusetts: World AIDS Day Schedule of Events

Boston-area World AIDS Day events include the following. For 24 hours beginning at 10 p.m. on Nov. 30, a vigil will be kept at the Medicine Wheel, an interactive AIDS memorial art installation at the Boston Center for the Arts. Visit... Read more »
Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

Traveler's Notes: AIDS Advocacy in the Age of Obama

Sometimes you do your best thinking on the beach. So it was a week after the election as I retreated from the 24-hour news cycle to relax with family in Cartagena, Colombia. Known as the Heroic City, Cartagena readied for its annual independence... Read more »
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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 frame

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Because ARS comes between 2-6 weeks, and later symptoms of hiv come years later, symptoms that i am feeling 3 months after exposure can not be related to hiv???? please clarify. Read more »

some symptoms, time frame question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies

I had a very risky unprotected exposure about a week and a half ago. Shortly after I experienced a discharge and pain during urination. I main concern is HIV. About 7-8 days later I started to feel very slugish with a bit of a sore throat. I... Read more »

Concerned about exposure time frame & OHL (Oral Hair Leukoplakia)

Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
I've been very concerned lately because 6-8 months ago (could have been as early as 4 months ago) I noticed a small white spot on the side of my tongue. Initially I didn't think anything of it and thought it was something that I ate or a change... Read more »