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How Long Does It Take For Hiv To Show Up In One's Blood

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

... How is HIV passed from one person to another? Which body fluids transmit HIV? How well does HIV survive outside the body? Can I get HIV from anal sex? Can I get HIV from vaginal sex? Can I get HIV from oral sex? How can
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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 always turn into AIDS? Is it possible for a person with AIDS or HIV to live a full long life? What is the average life span?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...mathematical modeling to predict that some HIV positive people (perhaps 10% or more) may live up to 25 years without getting AIDS. Because HIV has only been studied since the early 1980s, we cannot say at this time how accurate this mathematical... Read more »

Test for HIV on donated blood

When some one donates blood (blood bank) they do test the blood for STD. If a person is fount to be HIV+ does the blood bank notefies that person. How safe is to say that if a person is not notefied by the blood bank then that person is HIV- FOR...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Let me start by saying that using a blood donation to find out one's HIV status is a terrible, immoral, selfish thing to do. That said, if a person is not notified that their blood is HIV+, it is reasonable Read more »

questions about testing

for how long do HIV antibodies remain in the blood? can one be tested accurately even 3-5 years after infection?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...in your bloodstream essentially until you die or your immune system becomes so impaired it can no longer function (end-stage AIDS).Dr. Bob Read more »

HIV Transmission through Blood banks

If HIV cannot live outside the human body, How come there are reports aboutHIV tramission through getting the blood from the banks.
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
...No one ever said that HIV can't live outside the body. It can live just fineas long as it's in fresh blood. Infected T-cells (which are in blood) lastfor Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...infection, most likely within the past two months. If both tests are positive, then HIV infection probably occurred a few months or longer before the tests. In June 2010 the FDA approved a new HIV test that detects both antibodies to HIV and HIV... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

... Table of Contents Fat in the Body Switching HIV Drugs Fat Loss in the Face Temporary Facial Fillers Permanent Facial Fillers Taking Care of Yourself Fat Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...lipodystrophy. The FDA said there was notenough safety and efficacy data to approve it to treat lipodystrophy,especially for long-term use. Since Serostim is not approved for HIV-related fat gain, it will not becovered by insurance for this... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

... Table of Contents How HIV Spreads Methods of Transmission Re-Using and Sharing Needles Unprotected/Unsafe Sex Mother-to-Child Transmission Rare Read more »
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hiv oral quick vs blood test

Posted by bless4u, 3 Replies
... how long does it take for the antibodies to form on test there story says it can lay dormant . Read more »

HIV in dry blood

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Does anyone have an idea how long HIV can live outside of the body in blood? Is it 5 min? Is it one hr? Read more »

HIV infection from dried blood?

Posted by panic05, 5 Replies
...I got a question on HIV infection from dried blood. I know no one has been infected with HIV due to contact with toilet seat so far. But I am still worrying Read more »

HIV Survival

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I've been searching everywhere and cannot find a good answer to this question. How long will HIV survive in everyday environments outside of the body? There was a small amount of dried blood (much less than a milliliter) Read more »