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How Long Before Aids Develops Untreated

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Children Untreated

How long does a child born with HIV begin to show symptoms if they are left untreated because the parents had no knowledge that the mother was positive? What is the survival rate of a child like that? ...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi and thanks for posting.Just like with adults, there's no way to predict if or when a particular child develops symptoms of HIV. Most will develop symptoms if not treated within a few years of life.The only way to know about the child's... Read more »

How long after infection do you develop symptoms

Hey Dr. Bob,I've skimmed many of the questions posted on the forum, as to not ask the same... Read more »

Viral load in untreated patients

I wonder how many of the US HIV-patients are untreated, or is the major part of the patients... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AP/Long Island Newsday Profiles Effort to Address HIV/AIDS Through Community Development in Kenya

The AP/Long Island Newsday on Sunday examined the efforts of a mother-daughter team to reduce HIV/AIDS through community development in Kenya. Rosemell Ong'udi and her daughter, Loyce Mbewa-Ong'udi -- who runs the Rabuor Village Project --... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

World Bank Announces Plan to Implement Long-Term Development Projects to Fight HIV/AIDS in Africa

The World Bank on Wednesday announced a four-year plan to tackle HIV/AIDS in Africa that shifts its mission from providing emergency relief to implementing long-term development projects, Reuters reports (Wroughton, Reuters, 5/14). The strategy... Read more »
TheBody.com

Untreated HIV Associated With Less-"Elastic" Arteries, Raising Heart Disease Risk, Study Finds

The heart and coronary artery --> We know all too well that HIV causes bad things to happen in your body. But lately, we've seen increasing evidence that it particularly affects your heart. A new study published in the September 2009 issue of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Merck's Antiretroviral Isentress More Efficient in Suppressing HIV Among Untreated Patients

Merck 's antiretroviral drug Isentress suppresses levels of HIV in previously untreated patients better than the company's antiretroviral efavirenz, according to research presented Sunday at a meeting of the American Society of Microbiology and the... Read more »
Connect With Others

Untreated PCP

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi,

I have a friend who has made it known that he is refusing any further medical treatment. He has recently been diagnosed with PCP. Knowing that untreated PCP is a one way street, can anyone tell me what to expect, or even tell me what to tell... Read more »

Director of development , Chicago

Posted by Anonymous
Director of development needed for
BETTER EXISTENCE WITH HIV (BEHIV)
PO Box 5171
Evanston, Illinois 60204

Director of development

Primary Purpose: To develop and implement direct fund solicitation efforts on behalf of BEHIV that are consistent with... Read more »

Best Ways to Develop Support

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'm 30 y/o, newly poz (May '02) looking for advice on developing some support networks. I recently moved to a mid-size midwest city, so I'm basically surrounded by strangers. I've got a few lifelines always availible by phone that helped me pull... Read more »

Help develop HIV service - email study

Posted by Anonymous
Dear all,

Please help me by completing a (hopefully thought-provoking) questionnaire and emailing it back to me.

My name is Christiaan Morgan, and I am currently working as a clinical psychologist at a central London sexual health clinic. I am also... Read more »