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How Fast Can Hiv Turn To Aids

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how fast does HIV + turn to Aids

My brother just told me he has HIV positive and he found out a year and a half ago. He said he has not gotton any treatment and hasnt been back to the dr.Does this mean it probably aids now or could it still be HIV +? I am really worried. Hes having...
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
He absolutely needs to see an HIV specialist and be thoroughly evaluated. Important lab tests that need to be obtained are the HIV viral load (amount of HIV in the blood) and the CD4 count and percent (an important cell that is infected by HIV and... Read more »

Does HIV always turn into Aids (SURVIVAL) (LIFE EXPECTANCY 2008)

Hi Dr Bob,first l would like to say what a great effort you put into the forum, and you are my... Read more »

Super Duper Fast Question

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Thoughts on Turning Fifty-One

Posted by ScotCharles, 4 Replies
My 51st birthday is tommorrow and this September I will be HIV+ for 22 years. I find it astounding that I, who was told at 29 to get ready to die, have lived this long.

A French aristocrat during The Terror after the French Revolution and who was... Read more »

Self Destructing Fast

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
I have been HIV positive for 7 years. I was in a relationship with a man who turned out to be negative at the time I found out. This was in 2000. This man is very emotionally and physically abusive. I have tried many times to leave but have never... Read more »

Am I a Fast Progressor?

Posted by Geno, 6 Replies
Hello all this is my first time posting here ive been tooling around the fourms for about 3 months though. I tested pos at a local clinic in August but I was infected in late june I had terrible ARS that lasted 5 weeks or so. Its been 6 months since... Read more »

Skin Turns Red, Is This Normal?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
OK. Here's a puzzle I can't solve. First of all, my skin has become dryer. My palms especially - never been so dry. Secondly, I have transient red areas on the skin, like pressure marks, even when I don't remember exerting the pressure. They appear... Read more »