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How Long Does It Take To Be Infected By Hiv

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Ask the Experts

How long after HIV Infection.

How long after being infected with the hiv virus does the wight loss normally occur. Is it within the early stages or later stages??...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Weight loss is common during the acute infection, but is transient and will come back. Classic wasting is usually a late phenomenon. Lipoatrophy can occur at any time. Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.... Read more »

Does Acute HIV Infection symptoms last this long?

First off I was told I was HIV positive 2 weeks ago, and now waiting for all the baseline test you... Read more »

HIV/STD testing and how long to wait "I infected my wife"

five years ago i had risky encounter then developed many symptoms afterwards but tested neg for hiv... Read more »
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The Center for AIDS

Cardiovascular Risk Factors With HIV Infection: A Long and Motley List

Table of Contents Introduction Heart Disease Mortality in People With HIV Cardiovascular Risk With HIV: How Different and Why? Whether and When to Treat Lofty Lipids Rates and Impact of Hypertension and Diabetes Obesity Compounds... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

5% or More of Perinatally HIV-Infected Adolescents May Be Long-Term Nonprogressors, U.S. Study Suggests

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV researchers and read his explanation of a study he presented at CROI 2009. I'm... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

No Excess Death Among HIV-Infected People -- as Long as CD4+ Cell Counts Are Kept Close to Normal

David Wohl, M.D. Life expectancy for people living with HIV has been steadily rising -- approaching, but not quite achieving, that of the uninfected population in most studies. But such data have been limited in that they have tended to look... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Incomplete Peripheral CD4+ Cell Count Restoration in HIV-Infected Patients Receiving Long-Term Antiretroviral Treatment

In most HIV-positive patients, antiretroviral therapy can fully restore a normal CD4+ cell count of more than 500 cells/mm 3 . However, the researchers note, it is not clear whether all patients can achieve normalization of their CD4+ cell count, in... Read more »
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How long should an AIDS infected person wait.....

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was hoping someone could share with me the appropriate amount of time a person that is AIDS infected should wait before resuming contact with someone who has recieved live vaccinations. I want to make sure my father-in-law stays healthy as long... Read more »

How long symptoms of primary infection last?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i am TERRIFIED that i may have gotten infected and now i feel like everything in my body is acting weird. maybe it is the anxiety or stress. can anybody please tell me what are the symptoms for primary hiv infection and how long they last? are they... Read more »

Fear of HIV Infection is a major disease

Posted by GaryNPA, 3 Replies
I have been posting on this board in an attempt to help folks for a long time now. Person after person after person has a low risk exposure, experiences guilt and anxiety - then loses sleep and runs down their body - and then gets ill all over... Read more »

28 days Post Possible HIV Infection

Posted by LostMind, 1 Reply
Sorry for the long post...

10/10/12 I'm a 32 yr old white male; I had unprotected oral sex with a female I met at a bar (business trip in Seattle) and possibly unprotected vaginal sex (cannot remember). Since then I have been plagued with the... Read more »