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How Long Does It Take To Find Out You Have Hiv

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Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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Some side effects appear right away like Atripla (Sustiva's) dreams and fatigue at the start, or like diarrhea in others. Other side effects build up slowly, like lipodystrophy or neuropathy (both in currenyly in decreasing incidence with newer... Read more »

how long can hiv be dormant

give me a range of about how many years hiv can stay dormant in the body before it is detected Read more »

Can you tell how long you have had HIV

I was recently diagonsed with HIV. I did get my test results and have a CD4 count of 256. Is... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Rural Drug Users Wait Twice as Long Between HIV Tests

...Australia's National Drug and Alcohol Research Center, rural intravenous drug injectors typically wait twice as long between HIV tests as city IDUs. In addition, they are much more likely to rely on other users for their injecting equipment.... Read more »
Terri Wilder

Eight Characteristics of Long-Term Survivors of HIV/AIDS

...beginning of June I volunteered for THRIVE! -- a one-day educational and empowerment workshop in Atlanta for people living with HIV. I love doing this workshop and think that it is a valuable guide for people on living a long life with HIV. At... Read more »
The Body

How Long Will You Live With HIV? Take Studies With a Grain of Salt

...tearing your villages and cities apart). It also depends on who you ask. Talk to most anybody who's been a part of the HIV/AIDS community since the 1980s or 1990s, and the answer to "How long will I live?" will probably be, "A hell of a lot... Read more »
The Body

Long-Term HIV Survivor Discovers the Power of Twitter

...important issues. The Chicago Tribune reported on the impact that Rae Lewis-Thornton , a popular blogger and long-term HIV survivor, has had using Twitter to spread the word about HIV, especially among African Americans. Lewis-Thornton,... Read more »
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How long have I had HIV?

Posted by redbull, 1 Reply
...Do your #'s necessarily dictate how long you have had HIV? When I was diagnosed in 5/09 my cd4 was 94 and my VL was 400K. After being on atripla for 2 1/2 months my cd4 has jumped Read more »

How long does the HIV test take?

Posted by missing, 1 Reply
It has been a week and I am still waiting for the result. I thought ELISA is a quick test? Does that means my blood has to go through Western Blot........... I know ELISA can produce false positive but that small 1% chance doesn't seems very... Read more »

how long do you live with HIV?

Posted by Nicole_herpes, 3 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
...situation. I m not an "alternative freak" so dont get me wrong here. and im not saying to others what to do in their life with hiv. But am l alone in this situation?? I am reluctant to hear the same thing over and over again but still l want to... Read more »