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How Fast Does HIV Spread

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Ask the Experts

why so fast

in 2005,i had sex for the first time .In 2008,Decemeber,i was just diagnosed with CD4 300 or so.I learned that many people drop to 300 in 7-10 years,why am I in such a fast progressor?
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...The most important factor that determines how fast HIV spreads is the height of the viral load in the blood. The higher the viral load, the faster the CD4 drop. Also, there is a Read more »

HIV and STD statistics in the United States

Can you please tell me how fast HIV is spreading in the US? Is it something that we should be very... Read more »

Newbie with peripheral neuropathy after only 4 months being poz

I read many of the posts and am confused regarding the onset of PN with and without meds. ... Read more »
Articles
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 Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

...the crisis as entering "a larger breakout phase." The analysts are particularly concerned about possible sharp increases in HIV/AIDS in India, the second most populous nation in the world. India has a large percentage of uneducated people and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Botswana: Speeding HIV's Deadly Spread

... In Botswana and other nations in southern Africa, AIDS experts say high rates of sexual networking with multiple, concurrent, and enduring partners are partly to blame for driving Read more »
The Well Project

Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

... Table of Contents Introduction Hyperlipidemia and HIV How to Know if you Have Hyperlipidemia Foods That Affect Cholesterol and Triglyceride Levels Exercise and Hyperlipidemia Read more »
Connect With Others

Male Circumcision Lowers Risk For HIV

Posted by spiderman
...Editor Published: 09 August 2006 It used to be called the unkindest cut. But now the head of the one of the world's largest Aids charities believes we are on the brink of a revolution in attitudes to circumcision. Richard Feachem, executive... Read more »

HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...million). The population of sub-Saharan Africa will be 19% lower. In the United States, there are 980,000 people living with HIV/AIDS and 45,000 newly infected. In Canada, 65,000 people are infected with HIV. The rates of infection among our... Read more »

I'm just so scared need a little advice

Posted by shadow1234567, 4 Replies
...exposure and 4-Feb will be 37 days after exposure. Thinking about usiing Labcorp through Labsafe to get the HIV by PCR HIV/AIDS HIV DNA Test HIV Proviral DNA They say this: In addition to the general HIV Antibody screening test, the HIV... Read more »

Real Statistics

Posted by Anonymous
...Now lets all think about this HIV thing with a clear realistic head for a minute.. There are an estimated 950,000-1M cases of HIV/AIDS in North America including Canada. There are an estimated 40K new cases each year ( CDC-but who really... Read more »