How Long Before Hiv Becomes Aids

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how long before HIV becomes AIDS?

I am wondering how long hiv can be present in the body before it becomes aids. i once heard that it was ten years but wouldnt an hiv infected person show signs of infection well before that. can a person develop full blown aids after a short period...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...On average, without medication for HIV, it takes about 8-10 years to develop AIDS after being infected with HIV. However, the patterns of how people get sick are quite variable. Having "AIDS" means that you Read more »

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Terri Wilder

Eight Characteristics of Long-Term Survivors of HIV/AIDS

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

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

"Long Way to Go" in Fighting HIV/AIDS, Nobel Laureate Says in Opinion Piece

... the 2008 Nobel Prize in medicine for his work in the discovery of HIV, writes in a Wall Street Journal opinion piece. HIV/AIDS is "spreading in many countries," and even "developed countries like the U.S. have many new infections," he... Read more »
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