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How Long Does It Take To Know If You Have AIDS

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Ask the Experts

Can you know how long you have had Aids for?

If you were detected of Aids now and are full blown Aids, is there a way you can know how long you have had this before it turn into Aids or do you have to be HIV+ for a long time before you have full blown Aids? I need to know If its different in...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...The average time from infection to symptoms of AIDS is about 8-10 years without therapy. However, this interval is highly variable with rare people getting sick within one year Read more »

How long could I have had HIV? (LIFE EXPECTANCY, 2009)

Hi Dr. Frascino,I am in my mid 20s, and I was recently diagnosed with HIV (it's been about a month... Read more »

A-Long (boy of six years with AIDS)

Hello Mr. Nelson Vergel is a pleasure to speak to Mr.!I come to you by the next day I learned the... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS in Mozambique Threatens to Undermine Country's Long-Term Economic Growth, IMF Official Says

... HIV/AIDS in Mozambique poses a growing threat to the country's long-term economic development, and the government must increase efforts to fight the epidemic, International Monetary Fund resident Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AP/Long Island Newsday Profiles Effort to Address HIV/AIDS Through Community Development in Kenya

... The AP/Long Island Newsday on Sunday examined the efforts of a mother-daughter team to reduce HIV/AIDS through community development in Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington, D.C., HIV/AIDS Administration Has "Long Way to Go" to "Gain Confidence of City Residents," Editorial Says

...a new updated report this month with the new numbers," the editorial says, concluding, "It's a start, but this agency has a long way to go before it can gain the confidence of city residents" ( Washington Times , 2/17). Back to other news for... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

"Long Way to Go" in Fighting HIV/AIDS, Nobel Laureate Says in Opinion Piece

... Despite the progress made in the fight against HIV since it was discovered in 1983, there is "still a long way to go," Luc Montagnier, who recently shared the 2008 Nobel Prize in medicine for his work in the discovery of HIV, writes Read more »
Connect With Others

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 Read more »

long time without hiv medication but ignored in sw

Posted by thriller, 2 Replies
...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 Gastric banding. Life got off track for... Read more »

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 Read more »

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...there are no data that compare the incidence, age of onset and cause of ageing-related diseases in the general population with long-term survivors of HIV. However, experts say they do not see HIV-negative people in their mid-50s with hip... Read more »