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How Late Can Hiv Take To Show Up

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Late HIV results

Last March I got my physical along with some bloodwork. Last week I was urgently informed to go to the hospital. Apparently my HIV test was positive but the results were sent to a different unit until it was discovered this week. I was numb when my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your HIV-positive result was delayed a full six months??? WOWZA. No wonder you are pissed off. Obviously someone screwed up! The responsibility Read more »

Hiv with Throat Cancer (LATE DIAGNOSIS OF HIV AND RESULTING OPPORTUNISTIC COMPLICATIONS, 2010)

Hi, My father was diagnosed with Throat Cancer in lymph nodes year ago and treatment had gone well... Read more »

schizophrenia and HIV/AIDS diagnosis late stage part 2

What kind of medical equipment would my son need if I were Nelson, To bring my son home and help... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Late HIV Testing -- 34 States, 1996-2005

...developmental objective is to increase the proportion of new HIV infections diagnosed before progression to AIDS. * To characterize late HIV testing, CDC examined data from 1996-2005 from 34 states † with confidential name-based HIV and AIDS... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: Fears Over Late HIV Diagnoses

... The United Kingdom recorded 7,298 new HIV diagnoses last year among people over age 15, and almost one-third tested late, the Health Protection Agency recently reported. An estimated 32 percent of diagnoses (n=2,310) were in people whose CD4... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom, Ireland: Late HIV Diagnosis "A Problem"

...that 168 patients in the United Kingdom and Ireland had been to a hospital with HIV symptoms a year before being diagnosed. Late diagnosis, the study said, meant patients were missing out on drug therapy. Investigators who surveyed more than 100... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

What Have You Done for HIV/AIDS Lately? The Role of Human Rights Mechanisms in Advancing the AIDS Response

...Rapporteur on Torture Morten Kjaerum (Austria) Director, EU Fundamental Rights Agency What Have You Done for HIV/AIDS Lately? The Role of Human Rights Mechanisims in Advancing the AIDS Response (.mp3) This information was reprinted... Read more »
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hiv so late?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I am feeling soooo worn out the last couple of days... tested -ve at 10 months. Could this be hiv? I hear its impossible since I have tested at 10 months via EIA (possible exposure from a sex worker in August 05.... Any opinions???? Read more »

Scared

Posted by Nichole6379, 1 Reply
...aids and i watched them slowly detoriate and die painful deaths due to various causes. all thats been going through my mind lately is hiv..aids..death. i am freaking out and not sure i can get through the test. okay sorry for the hysterical... Read more »

herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If you have late hiv infection, and have herpes, wouldnt you breakout more often without any meds? Read more »

Paranoid?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Anyone who is in their waiting period for results, do you feel like HIV/AIDS is everywhere? Maybe I am being paranoid but I just feel like everytime I turn on the tv, or open the paper, or anything Read more »