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 Read more »

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Summarizes Editorials on FDA Fast-Track Review System for AIDS Drugs

...meant to encourage drug makers to produce FDCs to facilitate the delivery of drugs to rural areas in countries hard-hit by the HIV/AIDS epidemic and to ensure the drugs' safety and effectiveness. Summaries of the editorials appear below: ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Spreads Fast in Pakistan: Report

... Public health officials are tracking the rise of HIV and AIDS in Pakistan, once categorized among nations with a low prevalence of the disease. "Curiosity about sex and drugs, negative Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

North Carolina: Barber Puts Shop on HIV-Prevention Front With Fast, Free Tests

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Progenics HIV Drug Gets Fast Track Status

...announced that the Food and Drug Administration has granted fast-track status to its PRO 140 therapeutic for the treatment of HIV. The drug, which is now in early-stage trials, is a humanized monoclonal antibody directed against CCR5, a molecular... Read more »