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
...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 numbers are the same upon repeat, then you need to start meds. I would... 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 »

Relation between CD4 count and Viral load

Dear Doctors,Thanks a lot for all your answers. You really dont know how much you are helping for... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Pregnancy for HIV-Positive Women Safer in Early Stages of Virus, Study Says

...Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at . The ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tanzania Urges Clear Vision on Fighting AIDS

...Salaam, Tanzania, Vice President Ali Mohammed Shein criticized some regions for not making progress on reducing the number of HIV/AIDS patients under the circumstances of fast development of medical knowledge, technology and skills. He said that... Read more »
The Body

25-Year Prison Sentence Vanishes for Man Convicted of Not Disclosing HIV Status

...ultimate lesson that this ugly story teaches the world at large. Here at, we're aware of at least a few people and HIV/AIDS organizations who contacted Judge Harris and demanded a more reasonable approach. (I should also note that we... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...At 3, 6, and 12 months, then annually if taking spironolactone (Aldactone) Lipid profile Intermittently Prolactin and fasting glucose Annually for three years Hormone therapy for transgender persons is highly individualized and should... Read more »
Connect With Others

Have I Gone from HIV to AIDS? HELP!!!!

Posted by CLT, 4 Replies
...a prescription for Atripla. Thank GOD I have good insurance and will be able to afford the drugs. Questions? Do I now have AIDS? Will things be instantly better once I start meds this weekend? Anyone out there on Atripla who has NEVER been on... Read more »

need some answers please

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...ok, first my exposure was sex with a hiv poz.female. the condom slid off inside her. don't really know how long i was exposed. i tested neg. at 6 weeks and again at 10 Read more »


Posted by kenya, 1 Reply
...thank God for you and also pray that may all of us be strong. i know that with time, we shall also be good testimony to others. hiv should not and cannot break us, it should not break our love or relationships. life is simply to precious. we... Read more »

How quick can this progress?

Posted by jewels
...concentration and memory, and my eyesight is hazing and fading. I have battled this alone without anyone having a clue. If this is not HIV than what else could it be? I am just so shocked that it could progress this fast. Not to mention that I... Read more »