How Fast Does HIV Spread

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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 fastHIVspreads 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 »

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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