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How Long Does AIDS Last

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Ask the Experts

Can you know how long you have had Aids for?

If you were detected of Aids now and are full blown Aids, is there a way you can know how long you have had this before it turn into Aids or do you have to be HIV+ for a long time before you have full blown Aids? I need to know If its different in...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
The average time from infection to symptoms of AIDS is about 8-10 years without therapy. However, this interval is highly variable with rare people getting sick within one year of infection and others remaining asymptomatic with normal CD4 cells... Read more »

How long does aids last outside?

Hi, How long does aids last outside the body? And if a condom was used, but was... Read more »

how long before aids

My brother has recently been told he is hiv positive. He believes he acquired it through blood... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Opinion: Converting "Moral Entitlements" Into Life-Long AIDS Treatment Commitments

"Many currently believe that U.S. domestic entitlements are too large, but disregard the fact that the PEPFAR program has created a new class of moral entitlements overseas -- in the form of four million and counting people receiving U.S.-supported... Read more »

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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Experts, Doctors Voice Concerns About Health Problems Seen Among Long-Term HIV/AIDS Survivors

Some experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV/AIDS in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "prematur[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments associated with aging, the New York... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Ottawa's Long-Awaited AIDS Funding Announcement Pledges $120 Million in New Funds

On World AIDS Day, the Canadian government announced it will contribute an additional $120 million Canadian ($105 million US) to the global fight against AIDS. The funding comprises $41 million Canadian ($36 million US) for prevention strategies,... Read more »
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How long should an AIDS infected person wait.....

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was hoping someone could share with me the appropriate amount of time a person that is AIDS infected should wait before resuming contact with someone who has recieved live vaccinations. I want to make sure my father-in-law stays healthy as long... Read more »

HIV/AIDS LONG-TERM SURVIVORS sought for in-depth i

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Gay men who have lived consciously aware of their HIV+ status since at least 1986 are sought to provide their personal experiencesemotional, psychological, spiritual, medical, social, legal, &c.for a book to document and preserve the experiences... Read more »

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
From KaiserNet

January 8, 2008

Some experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV and Aids in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "premature[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments... Read more »

How long has this been going on?

Posted by crazy_person, 6 Replies
How long have people been suffering with what are HIV-like symptoms who do not have HIV? I'm HIV negative, past the window period, but continue to have HIV (even early-AIDS) symptoms. I'm wondering if there is some new HIV mimic virus going around... Read more »