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How Fast Does HIV Spread

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does KS spread fast?

Does KS spread from the feet to the head fast?? Does having KS mean that you have full blown aids. I have gone for a HIV test and will get the results in over a week. I have noticed multiple lesions over the past few weeks develop from head to toe....
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
First things first. Let's see what your HIV test shows. If your HIV test is negative, then it is unlikely (though not impossible) for you to have KS. KS is indeed an HIV-defining illness, which means, that patients who have KS, do indeed have... Read more »

How fast can herpes spread?

I had sex with my boyfriend recently and he was a virgin. I am not but have herpes and haven't... Read more »

How fast can i start transmitting HIV

Can i transmit HIV to my partner after one day of possible infection... Read more »
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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 peer pressure, and economic frustration might all lead young... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Spreading Fast Across East Europe, Central Asia

Eastern Europe and Central Asia are home to the world's fastest-growing HIV epidemic, due to punitive drug policies, discrimination, and insufficient access to medicines and treatment, according to global health experts. World Health Organization... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Thailand: STDs Are Spreading Fast Among School Girls

A survey of 13,429 students in 24 Thai provinces showed that more than 50 percent of the group did not use condoms during sex, which could put them at risk of infectious diseases. Somyot Kittimunkong, head of the AIDS Cluster Division, said most... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

World's AIDS Crisis Worsening, Report Says Disease Spreading Fast in Sub-Saharan Africa

According to an analysis by the National Intelligence Council (NIC), an arm of the Central Intelligence Agency, the AIDS pandemic will rapidly worsen, with the number of cases possibly doubling in sub-Saharan Africa in five years. The AIDS pandemic,... Read more »
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Why does HIV continue to spread?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I saw a report on my local TV station that said that HIV continues to spread in American cities. Why aren't young people heeding the message and using condoms? Is unprotected sex worth a life time of being on toxic drugs? Read more »

KNOWING SPREADING HIV AROUND

Posted by Jazzy1973, 5 Replies
wHY DO PEOPLE KEEP GOING AROUND SPREADING THIS TO EACH OTHER KNOWING U HAVE THIS?

wHY CAN'T SOME ONE FIND SOME ONE THAT HAS HIV TOO?

QUESTIONS I ASS BECAUSE I KNOW SOMEONE WHO GOES ON LINE AND MEET PEOPLE AND HAVE SEX WITH THEM& AFTER THEY GET... Read more »

Man who spreads lies about HIV origins

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Here's one crazy man who's spreading lies about HIV, particularly in the black community: http://www.all-natural.com/horo-3.html

I guess it's easier to believe in these theories than the fact that HIV spread from chimps to humans and throughout the... Read more »