How Long Can Hiv Stay In A Drop Of Blood
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AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure CoastWe don't know the best approach for your son's situation. We are attempting to weigh the potential costs (side effects) of antiretroviral therapy versus the potential benefits and we don't have the data to fully inform us on this... Read more »
University of North Carolina - Chapel HillIf you continue to take your HIV meds faithfully your viral load can stay undetectable for years. On the other hand, if you stop your meds the virus will pop back up within days. I tell my patients that HIV therapy is like stepping down on a snake... Read more »
Washington University, St. Louis School of MedicineI would not be too concerned about a CD4 decline of 200 in the face of a count over 1000. Given all the potential side effects, I favor not being on HIV meds unless one is symptomatic from HIV or has a CD4 count less than around 300. The choice is... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,"Drug holidays" sound like fun, but in reality they can be quite dangerous and are strongly not recommended. See below. Also review the additional information in the archives pertaining to treatment interruptions.Rather than risk... Read more »
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Posted by magnum, 1 ReplyI have delayed getting tested for 10 years.
I am a black male. I had unprotected sex with a sex worker in Atlanta, and contracted gonorrhea in 1999.
One week later I got the worst sore throat I ever had.
Four years later, I got post nasal drip from... Read more »
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Posted by goloka, 2 RepliesIf you are recently infected, how long before your CD 4 is droped and WBC and CD 8 is up and ratio is inverted ?
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply1) If one gets into its hand a small, very small drop of blood or precum or semen and stays with it for about 1 minute in the open air and then touches its eye or a mucuous membrane can he/she get infected?
2) Do you really have to see and feel the... Read more »
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