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Have I waited too long?

I tested positive for HIV in March and have rounded up medical care pretty quickly, but I just got some disturbing news from my doctor after my first blood test. He says my viral load is 7,000 (which I understand is good news), but he also says...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.It's never too late to start on treatment (besides, at this point, you can't do anything about it, no?).I usually like to see a second set of labs before launching into treatments-- this is because there is enough... Read more »

partner just tested positive - how long should i wait to be tested?

I tested negative last May. My partner just tested positive and will have his confirmation/first... Read more »

Asymptomatic; feeling great! How long should I wait?

Am 51 year old married male; HIV+ four and one half years..Never put wife at risk..stopped... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Rural Drug Users Wait Twice as Long Between HIV Tests

According to a new study from Australia's National Drug and Alcohol Research Center, rural intravenous drug injectors typically wait twice as long between HIV tests as city IDUs. In addition, they are much more likely to rely on other users for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: HIV/AIDS Hospitalization Rates Drop; New Findings Also Show Infected Latinos Wait Too Long to Seek Treatment

A state report released to coincide with World AIDS Day demonstrates through data the improvements in HIV/AIDS medical care. Though the number of people living with HIV/AIDS increased from 1988 to 2008, fewer patients were hospitalized with... Read more »
National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors

ADAP Crisis Task Force Reaches Agreements With Three Pharmaceutical Companies to Assist Struggling ADAPs; Additional Federal and State Funding Required

Washington, D.C. -- With 1,056 people on waiting lists and many other access restrictions in place for individuals to receive consistent access to their HIV-related medications through AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAPs), the ADAP Crisis Task... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The "Plan B" Question

On World AIDS Day, there were 6,595 people on ADAP waiting lists in 12 states. Four states are currently considering starting waiting lists, and 17 have instituted "other cost containment measures," including reduced formularies, medical criteria... Read more »
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How long should I wait for testing to work?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
My girlfriend watched a video in school saying that it could take ten years, while testing every five months, to determine if you have AID's. Is there any truth to that? Read more »

Did I wait too long to test?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was hoping someone could answer my question. I recently found out that my first girlfreind who told me she was a virgin actually cheated on me early in our relationship by having unprotected sex with another guy. We began dating 5 1/2 years ago... Read more »

Got tested today, waiting on Results. Never been so scared.

Posted by saraharoha68, 2 Replies
I am a 20 year old female. This is something I have been worrying about for about 2 years now. I have been too scared to go get tested. I have convinced myself i have the disease. I have had all the symptoms ( i think) and whats even worst my... Read more »

Waiting for test results

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I would like for someone who maybe has done this or known someone that this happened too, to help me understand that if my husband had known since 1987 that he is positive why did he not tell any of his partners, his ex or me. I understand he was... Read more »