Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
Read Now: TheBodyPRO.com Covers AIDS 2014

How Long Does It Take An Hiv Positive Person To Start Showing Signs Of The Disease

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
Project Inform

Blood Work: Two Common Tests to Use for Monitoring HIV Disease

Introduction CD4 Cell Count Tests Why Do You Use CD4 Counts? CD4 Counts and When to Start Therapy What Do CD4 Counts Mean? Viral Load Tests How Often Should Viral Loads Be Tested? What Tests Are Used? Getting Viral Load Tests Viral Load and Women Interpreting Test Results Disease Progression and Therapy Commentary Introduction Two of the most common tests that you and your doctor will use to monitor your health are...
Ask the Experts

long term positive not on meds yet, now what? (WHEN TO START TREATMENT)

Are there any studies or recommendations for people who have been infected for long term, not on meds, yet still respectable numbers? I was infected in or before 1989, some key numbers are (1992) cd4 488 % 21; (1998) cd4 462 % 23 vl 3576 (2007) cd4...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,"Studies or recommendations" for this situation? Well, clinical "studies" would not be feasible as there would be far too many variables to control to get any meaningful results. "Recommendations" would be published... Read more »

The FENGSHUI BOOK IS NOT ALWAYS.....(SIGNS FROM HEAVEN 2010-ENHANCED VERSION) (BURD TURDS AS HIV SIGN FROM HEAVEN... AGAIN, 2010)

Hi Dr Bob,Wrong! (Continue from the title) I consult my FENGSHUI book and selected a date to do my HIV rapid test, which was supposed to be on the Feb 1(any other dates before that is not too good for me), However I got too incredibly anxious after...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello again Bird-Turd-Guy,What do you mean you feel "digested?" Did someone swallow you?I'm going to hold you to your word that these are your last questions! It's important to note that "no bands" is not an... Read more »

Is bruising for an HIV+ person usually a sign to start ARVS?

Hi, my fiancee has a t-cell count of 900 and viral load of 8000. Just recently she has been getting painful bruises mostly on her legs. She also reports being fatigued all of the time. She has not started on a course of anti-retroviral medicatons...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Unfortunately I cannot diagnose the cause of your fiancee's painful bruising over the Internet. Her HIV specialist should be able to evaluate this problem. It's unlikely it's HIV related if she has a CD4 count of 900 and low HIV... Read more »

hiv still showing after 12 years?

Will hiv infection still show up 12 years later if a person were infected, or will it stop showing up on a test?...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
An HIV serology test will remain positive indefinitely.... Read more »
Connect With Others

Testing and showing positive?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Quick surevy. I would like to know how long it took people to seroconvert? Did it take less that 3 months or did it take longer than 6 months? It's because I read and hear about 25 days being the average, 3 months being the most, and 6 months being... Read more »

Is it possible to start showing ARS symptoms 4-5 days after potential exposure???

Posted by dpj, 2 Replies
Is it possible to start showing symptoms 4-5 days after potential exposure??? Read more »

HIV/AIDS: Showing Up For Life!

Posted by bradford, 5 Replies
HIV/AIDS: Showing Up For Life!

It was a day just like any other day; I was at work getting set up and ready to get back to work after having lunch. I looked up from my station and while gazing across the salon, I noticed a radiant woman, beautifully... Read more »

Just tested "reactive" and showing some symptoms

Posted by personpitch, 3 Replies
A couple of months ago I got a few bumps around my grown area, and thought perhaps it was herpes. I went to the doctor and he diagnosed it as Folliculitus, he prescribed some medication, and it is clearing up. Apparently it came about from shaving.... Read more »