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How Can U Tell How Long You've Had HIV

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Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
Some side effects appear right away like Atripla (Sustiva's) dreams and fatigue at the start, or like diarrhea in others. Other side effects build up slowly, like lipodystrophy or neuropathy (both in currenyly in decreasing incidence with newer... Read more »

For how long can an HIV positive patient live???????

Dear Bruce,For how long can an HIV positive person live with proper treatment?Is there anybody who... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gene Therapy Safe in Decade-Long HIV Study That May Widen Use

An experimental gene therapy given to HIV patients more than a decade ago still appears durable and safe, a new study suggests. Forty-three people were given genetically altered versions of their own T cells engineered to target an HIV protein and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Rural Drug Users Wait Twice as Long Between HIV Tests

According to a new study from Australia's National Drug and Alcohol Research Center, rural intravenous drug injectors typically wait twice as long between HIV tests as city IDUs. In addition, they are much more likely to rely on other users for... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Experts, Doctors Voice Concerns About Health Problems Seen Among Long-Term HIV/AIDS Survivors

Some experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV/AIDS in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "prematur[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments associated with aging, the New York... Read more »
University of Pittsburgh

Long-Term HIV Treatment May Reduce Risk for Coronary Atherosclerosis, Pitt Study Finds

Pittsburgh -- Antiretroviral drugs for HIV do not increase the risk for coronary atherosclerosis, a central risk factor for heart disease, according to a study led by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health to be published in... Read more »
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How long does HIV survive outside the body?

Posted by xtreme, 2 Replies
Hi,

I just wanted to know how long HIV survives outside body and how long it would live on lets say a razor?? I get confused about what the CDC says..some say hours some say minutes...would it be more than a day?

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How long have I had HIV?

Posted by redbull, 1 Reply
Do your #'s necessarily dictate how long you have had HIV? When I was diagnosed in 5/09 my cd4 was 94 and my VL was 400K. After being on atripla for 2 1/2 months my cd4 has jumped from 94-210 and my VL has dropped to only 500! My dr told me... Read more »

How long does it take to show hiv/aids in your body?

Posted by Jackey, 1 Reply
when will show symptoms of HIV in the body?

Jacky Skater

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