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How Long Does It Take Hiv To Turn Into Aids

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turning point from HIV TO AIDS

How long does it take HIV to affect your immune sys. to the point where you get AIDS. Also how long from when you get aids until you die. The last question posted on the matter was in 1998 I was wondering if since then there has been any...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
We now consider HIV and AIDS to both be treatable (not curable) long-term illnesses for people that have access to antiretroviral medication. Untreated, the average time from acquisition of HIV to development of AIDS is about 10 years, but this... Read more »

how long until I turn infectious

Dear Doctor,If I contracted HIV from an infected by having sex with her on September 4th, when... Read more »

Does HIV always turn into Aids (SURVIVAL) (LIFE EXPECTANCY 2008)

Hi Dr Bob,first l would like to say what a great effort you put into the forum, and you are my... Read more »
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AIDS.gov

As HIV Turns 30, Attention Turns to an Aging Epidemic

Michael Adams The opinions expressed in this post are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official positions or policies of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services or other Federal agencies. Just two months before... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Fight Against HIV/AIDS Pandemic at "Frustrating Yet Tantalizing Turning Point," Editorial Says

The fight against the HIV/AIDS pandemic is at a "frustrating yet tantalizing turning point," as was "evidenced" at the XVII International AIDS Conference in Mexico City earlier this month, a San Francisco Chronicle editorial says. HIV/AIDS... Read more »
UNAIDS

In Turning the Tide Against HIV/AIDS, Education is Key

Washington -- With more than 40 million people worldwide now estimated to be infected with the HIV/AIDS virus, UN and World Bank officials warned today that education plans to get 115 million boys and girls into primary school by 2015 needed to be... Read more »
TheBody.com

Gay Men and HIV/AIDS: Where to Turn for Information and Advice

HIV/AIDS is not a gay disease, and the virus works the same whether you're gay or straight. That said, if you are gay -- or if you're a man who considers himself straight, but fools around with guys from time to time -- there's a lot of... Read more »
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How long does it take to turn positive ?

Posted by Timmy, 1 Reply
Negative antibody cmia test at 94, 95,108 and 151 days. Undetectable hiv RNA test at 108 days. My CD4 Count is 778. Negative Western Blot test at 151 days. But my CPK is mildly increased to 196 U/L when to normal range is till 171 U/L. Worried if... Read more »

Thoughts on Turning Fifty-One

Posted by ScotCharles, 4 Replies
My 51st birthday is tommorrow and this September I will be HIV+ for 22 years. I find it astounding that I, who was told at 29 to get ready to die, have lived this long.

A French aristocrat during The Terror after the French Revolution and who was... Read more »

Possibility of Negative at 3 months turning positive later ?

Posted by Niv, 1 Reply
What is the chance of negative hiv test (4th gen cmia) at 3 months into positive later ? High risk heterosexual exposure experiencing ARS like symptom presently .... Sore throat, fatigue, rash, swollen lymph on the neck. I am so confused as many... Read more »

No where else to turn to.

Posted by Wayde, 9 Replies
It's been almost eight months since i found out that i was HIV positive and life sems to have gone down hill from there. I was infected intentionaly but i was careless and foolish as well. Too in love to see that he was only using me. Since then for... Read more »