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How Long Does It Take For Hiv To Give You Aids

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how long before HIV becomes AIDS?

I am wondering how long hiv can be present in the body before it becomes aids. i once heard that it was ten years but wouldnt an hiv infected person show signs of infection well before that. can a person develop full blown aids after a short period...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...On average, without medication for HIV, it takes about 8-10 years to develop AIDS after being infected with HIV. However, the patterns of how people get sick are quite variable. Having "AIDS" means that you Read more »

How long can a person live with HIV/AIDS?

What is the longest time that someone has lived with the AIDS virus active in their body? does HIV... Read more »

How long is it from being born with HIV to when symptoms and AIDS begins?

is it possible for a new born child with hiv not to show symptoms for ten years or more. what is... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Health Affairs Blog: Short-, Long-Term Challenges to Global HIV/AIDS Fight

... Reflecting on the New York Times ' articles about HIV/AIDS worldwide, the Health Affairs blog writes of the short- and long-term financial challenges: "[O]ver the past six years the Read more »
Terri Wilder

Eight Characteristics of Long-Term Survivors of HIV/AIDS

...beginning of June I volunteered for THRIVE! -- a one-day educational and empowerment workshop in Atlanta for people living with HIV. I love doing this workshop and think that it is a valuable guide for people on living a long life with HIV. At... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

World Bank Announces Plan to Implement Long-Term Development Projects to Fight HIV/AIDS in Africa

... The World Bank on Wednesday announced a four-year plan to tackle HIV/AIDS in Africa that shifts its mission from providing emergency relief to implementing long-term development projects, Reuters reports Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

"Long Way to Go" in Fighting HIV/AIDS, Nobel Laureate Says in Opinion Piece

... the 2008 Nobel Prize in medicine for his work in the discovery of HIV, writes in a Wall Street Journal opinion piece. HIV/AIDS is "spreading in many countries," and even "developed countries like the U.S. have many new infections," he... Read more »
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Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...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 »

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

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...legal, &c.for a book to document and preserve the 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... 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 STDROmance.com Read more »

long time without hiv medication but ignored in sw

Posted by thriller, 2 Replies
...situation. I m not an "alternative freak" so dont get me wrong here. and im not saying to others what to do in their life with hiv. But am l alone in this situation?? I am reluctant to hear the same thing over and over again but still l want to... Read more »