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How Long Can Hiv Stay In Aids

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how long can hiv stay dormant in the body?

my exboyfriend just informed me that he is hiv+ we were together for 1 1/2 yrs and never used protection of any kind. I got a hiv test done and it came back negative. I heard it was possible that i have it, but it dormant in my body. Is this true?...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
The first thing you need to do is start using protection when you have sex. This protects you and others from further spread of HIV infection. You can repeat the test as much as you like, but the test does not protect you from infection.When someone... Read more »

How long can HIV in vaginal fluid stay alive outside the body on your fingers?

I would to ask you if someone has touched small quantity of HIV+ vaginal fluid and after a while... Read more »

How Long can you stay undectable

Hi Dr. Wohl I was dignosed with HIV in Feb 2005. I have been on antiviral drugs for the last year... Read more »
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Staying Healthy During Flu Season: Advice for People Living With HIV/AIDS

Dr. Ronald Valdiserri. Flu season is upon us; so, it's time for everyone in the HIV/AIDS community to prepare. We all know that that the flu can make anyone sick. But did you know that people with long-term health conditions -- including... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Nutrition Program to Help HIV/AIDS Patients Stay Healthier

Syracuse, New York-based AIDS Community Resources (ACR) will participate in a nine-county program across central and Northern New York that will provide a nutrition program for AIDS patients who are now living longer thanks to medical treatment... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Organization Spotlight: Long Island Association for AIDS Care

Quick Facts About LIAAC was founded in 1986 as a response to HIV in Long Island. Provides a hotline, 1.877.TO.LIAAC, as well as mobile outreach vans, which literally bring HIV care and prevention services into the community. Other services... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Front-Line AIDS Drugs Show Staying Power: Study

A new study offers encouraging news about first-line HIV/AIDS treatments and the development of drug-resistant virus. British researchers examined data on 7,916 HIV patients taking the standard three-drug cocktail of nucleoside reverse transcriptase... Read more »
Connect With Others

Staying in faith and prayer-my brother is HIV+

Posted by BlessMyBrother, 2 Replies
So grateful to discover this resource and am hoping to find support and be supportive. My brother was diagnosed + in March and he told me in April. Since that day, my life has not been the same. I love my brother more than anything in the world. We... Read more »

Stay away from Adam4adam

Posted by dmdprman, 3 Replies
Thats how I met people supposedly negative who gave me HIV. Boy, if I could turn back time. But Im living and believing i will be ok and live a long life. Please advise your friends to stay away from that site as well. Read more »

Stay Strong Stay Strong -you may be negative.

Posted by magnum, 1 Reply
I 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 »

Staying strong

Posted by uncertain, 5 Replies
Can someone please help me get a better outlook on my newly diagnosed HIV? Read more »