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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 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 »

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 »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Baltimore: Long Before AIDS Crisis Was Declared, Benita Paschall Was on the Case

...Baltimore Prevention Coalition, a private nonprofit group with its headquarters in Mount Vernon, Paschall has been working as an HIV/AIDS prevention activist since the 1980s. She has done outreach on the streets, held education sessions at the... Read more »
Housing Works

In Vienna, Long-Time Haitian AIDS Activist Sits Down With Clinton

...according to Boucicault. The petite, middle-aged mother of two has fought for social inclusion for people with HIV/AIDS since long before the quake. In 1996, she founded Fondation Esther Boucicault Stanislas (FEBS) a then tiny AIDS service... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

POZ Publishes Articles on Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Long-Distance Truck Drivers in U.S.

... POZ in its March issue published two articles on National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and HIV/AIDS among long-distance truck drivers in the U.S. Summaries appear below. " Native Soul ": The article examines the HIV/AIDS situation among Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

China Has Made "Substantial Progress" in Fight Against HIV/AIDS, Still "Long Way to Go," Opinion Piece Says

... China "had made substantial progress in checking the spread of HIV but there is still a long way to go," UNAIDS Executive Director Peter Piot writes in a China Daily opinion piece. Although more than 34,000 people Read more »
Connect With Others

How long should an AIDS infected person wait.....

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...before resuming contact with someone who has recieved live vaccinations. I want to make sure my father-in-law stays healthy as long as possible and that I'm not putting him at risk by having my recently vaccinated children around him. Thanks... Read more »

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...there are no data that compare the incidence, age of onset and cause of ageing-related diseases in the general population with long-term survivors of HIV. However, experts say they do not see HIV-negative people in their mid-50s with hip... Read more »

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

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...experiences of this "gay lost generation." With past focus on gay men dying of AIDS, the present blackout of information about long-term survivors, and the current interest to forget history and move to the next "hot news" groups of infected, we... Read more »

how long do you live with HIV?

Posted by Nicole_herpes, 3 Replies
...how long do you live with HIV? I am 1 month. I am feel alone after i know it. But i i just find friends at HIV dating site, such asn Read more »