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How Long Does It Take For The Hiv Virus To Become Full Aids

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AIDS InfoNet

Adherence

...medication in your blood goes down. Some drugs get into your bloodstream better if there is no food in your stomach. You take these medications on an empty stomach. Other drugs get into your bloodstream better if your stomach is full. You should take these drugs with food. With some drugs, food doesn't matter. The instructions for taking each drug tell you how many pills to take, when to take them, and how to take them, in order to keep...
Ask the Experts

Come sta? (Scientists trace AIDS virus origin to 100 years ago)

Salve! Dr Bob,Come va? Hope u are doing fine. Well I don't think I am any good in Italian, but was just giving u a dose of your own humour medicine. I wrote to you about an year back (remember the insurance story!!) and was so happy to have your...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...other issues related to viral chemical warfare, I have absolutely no idea. That is not my field of expertise. I have my hands full with HIV/AIDS, thank you very much. But I can tell you I'm not a conspiracy theorist kind of guy.Dr. BobScientists... Read more »

When working as a volunteer health care worker, is it possible I contracted the HIV virus?

Two summers ago I volunteered in a developing country. I work mostly in a clinic for men and women living with HIV and AIDS. I often had to change incontinent residents and their soiled bedsheets. I would also have to lift them up while another...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...other way of having contact with blood from the infected person. If you are taking care of a person with HIV infection, carefully follow the steps on protecting yourself from infection discussed later. How HIV is NOT Spread You don't get HIV from... Read more »

Brother just diagnosed

My brother was diagnosed recently with meningitis. He's still in the hospital, but he seems better. He just told our dad that he has AIDS. They said something about seeing if they could cleanse his blood or something of that nature. I'm really...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...know if he's had treatment before and what his response has been. But there are good reasons to be very hopeful. People with AIDS often bounce back from very serious acute medical problems. The key is for him to get good treatment and to be very... 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 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
...people are living longer, but we don't yet know how long most will live. A person can potentially live for years, even with full-blown AIDS, but just how many years is highly variable from person to person. What we can say is that the vast... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Researchers: AIDS Virus Can Hide in Bone Marrow

...was funded in part by the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, and the University of Michigan. The full study, " HIV-1 Infects Multipotent Progenitor Cells Causing Cell Death and Establishing Latent Cellular Reservoirs... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...infected with the identical influenza virus more than once. (However, people with weakened immune systems might not develop full immunity after infection and might be more likely to get infected with the same influenza virus more than once.)... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Pregnancy and HIV

...pregnant is not dangerous to the health of an HIV-infected woman. This is true even if the mother breast-feeds her newborn for a full term (2 years). In fact, a study in 2007 showed that becoming pregnant was good for an HIV-infected woman's... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Treatment Guidelines

...situation. Use the guidelines as a resource to help you makewell-informed treatment decisions that are right for you. The full version of the guidelines is available at aidsinfo.nih.gov/contentfiles/AdultandAdolescentGL.pdf . Read more »
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almost there!

Posted by themushroom, 2 Replies
...mystery as to how the virus gained access to the body's resting CD4-T cells and how it could then lie hidden for years despite prolonged treatment with anti-HIV drugs. "Our team of researchers has now identified the path by which the virus can... Read more »

Key facts about HIV/AIDS - Note Last Item

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...produces antibodies to fight it , by which time it is too late. People with HIV can look and feel normal and may not develop full-blown AIDS for several years. * Early symptoms include chronic fatigue, diarrhea, fever, weight loss, mental... Read more »

is aids way worse than hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...everything i read or at least the best news relates to hiv it says nothing about AIDS. Read more »

Can you work full time through life with hiv/aids?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...But also read about people on disability and not working. So what I need to know is the truth. Am I going to be able to work full time forevor to support my kids? Their moms can not do it alone as single moms. I have a high paying job/career.... Read more »