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How Fast Does Hiv Progress

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Fast progress of HIV

Hi, I was diagnosed with HIV a year and half ago and participated in a clinical trial in which i used cyclosporin for a month and HAART meds for another 3 months after which I stopped due to side effects. I was at undetectable at some point with...
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
Several possibilities are in play here. One is your virus has shifted to a more aggressive form and that's why your are losing t cells. Another possibility is you received an additional more aggressive HIV strain because of unsafe sex. If those... Read more »

why did my HIV progress so fast?

I was recently diagnosed with HIV..My cd4 count is 214 and my viral load is 29,000..My last HIV... Read more »

Fast progression

I was infected with HIV on may 2005 (age 28). The cd4 count after acute infection was 460. Last... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: Fast Tests to Help Jail's HIV Fight

This fall, officials plan to introduce rapid HIV testing at the Palm Beach County Jail. The tests are "a match made in heaven" for the jail population, where the HIV rate is estimated to be as much as five times that found outside prison, and where... Read more »
Infectious Diseases Society of America

Trial Suggests Statin May Affect Markers Associated With Progression of HIV

A recent multicenter clinical trial of atorvastatin, a type of cholesterol-lowering drug, found that although the drug did not inhibit plasma HIV RNA levels, it did inhibit expression of cellular markers of immune activation and inflammation in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Examines How HIV Progresses to AIDS

Long-held theories on how HIV progresses to AIDS might be incorrect, according to a study published in the July 31 issue of the Proceedings of the Royal Society B , HealthDay News/Washington Post reports. The common belief among most scientists... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Vaccine Development Field Has Made "Significant Progress," Faces Many Challenges, Opinion Piece Says

Scientists and researchers in recent years have "made significant progress" in HIV vaccine development, and they continue to tackle "some of the toughest remaining" challenges, Seth Berkley, president and CEO of the International AIDS Vaccine... Read more »
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All unusual symptoms- Fast progression? Help

Posted by paranoiafreak, 1 Reply
can hiv cause elevated liver enzyme sgpt at 174 in early infection ( 6-9 months post exposure)? ultrasound with normal liver, spleen and gallbladder. sgpt in november was at 39.4.

Had also elevated platelet 4 months 555,000 post exkposure then t... 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 »

How quick can this progress?

Posted by jewels
I'm awaiting the day that I finally test positive. I have already prepared my mind about the results. I had foolishly engaged in unprotected sex about 5 months ago (with the same person about 4 times). Within that time I contracted genital warts. A... Read more »

Non-Progressive HIV?

Posted by Carrie, 1 Reply
My boyfriend was told by his dr today that he has a type called Non-Progressive HIV. He didn't get alot of info on it right now though.

Is anyone else familiar with this? Read more »