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How Long Does It Take To Feel Hiv

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Asymptomatic; feeling great! How long should I wait?

Am 51 year old married male; HIV+ four and one half years..Never put wife at risk..stopped relations 5 years ago...she does not know of status...terrified to tell her but of course evenually I will. My question! It seems that most go for 8 to 10...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your question.I cannot accurately counsel you about when to start without knowledge of your CD4 count and viral load (I'd also want to know your HIV genotype, but this recommendation would vary somewhat from location to... Read more »

How Long Have I Been Positive- Feel Like I am Wasting Away

I have been married for almost two years and over the past month my sweet wife and I both have been... Read more »

How long will my daughter hurt and feel sick?

She was diganosed in March 2009. We went to am Infectious Desease Doctor and told her to take... Read more »
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ACRIA and GMHC

Personal Perspective: I'm Not Gay

Never was, never will be. I can't claim to be something I was raised to hate. I'm just me, and I do what makes me feel good. Besides, my folks raised me as a Christian and they would be really disappointed in me if I didn't live my life in the same... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Case Involving HIV-Positive Man, Saliva Illustrates "Long Way to Go" in Efforts to Reduce Stigma, Letter to Editor Says

"In the AIDS field, we often talk about how things were 20 years ago when widespread fear prevailed and knowledge of the virus was minimal," John Samuels -- administrative director of AIDS services at Beth Israel Medical Center -- writes in a New... Read more »
ACRIA and GMHC

Life and Death and HIV on Long Island: Lycia Davis

  Lycia Davis Lycia Davis was diagnosed with HIV in 1992. I grew up on Long Island and I spent most of my life there. When I was diagnosed with HIV in 1992 I didn't feel sick, but I was prescribed AZT. I was extremely nervous about taking... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: Long-Term Effects of Drugs Worry HIV Patients

A survey of nearly 2,000 people with HIV/AIDS in Britain revealed that 69 percent did not feel sufficiently informed about the long-term effects of their medications. Participants first feared the long-term toxic effects of the drugs, then noted... Read more »
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My HIV+ lover feels unattractive

Posted by Anonymous
My lover used to feel that his HIV+ status made him sexually
unattractive. He also felt guilty cause he may have infected
others before he knew he was infected. It has taken a long long
time for him to allow himself to be loved and to feel... Read more »

how long do you live with HIV?

Posted by Nicole_herpes, 4 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
I have been pos for some 20 odd years and am still without meds, I feel ignored by the hospitals in sweden where I live. My levels of cd4 and virus have been steadey for a long time and since -99 -00 they went down after an operation for overweight... Read more »

Long Term HIV

Posted by Anonymous
I have been poz since 1983. I took meds from 1989 to 1995, but I have stopped. My viral load is low (
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