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How Long For Hiv To Turn Into Aids Without Treatment

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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 »

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 hero, l am recently Hiv Positive not on meds yet, CD450.... when my cd drops to 350 in the future, and l can take meds well, what are the chances l will...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I've recently addressed your question. See below. I have nothing new to add.Dr. Bobhow many people die from HIV in 2008 (HIV/AIDS SURVIVAL)Sep 6, 2008 Hi Bob, l am recently infected with hiv and and live in Australia, 36 years old and my... Read more »

Can AIDS turn back to Just HIV

I recently met someone who's health went from good to bad and his T-Cells went below 10.. Now its around 150. He said he's doctor said the status of AIDS went back to Just having HIV. Can that happen? Im new to having HIV and just want to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,No, this is not correct. Once someone qualifies for an AIDS diagnosis, it's permanent, even if their health improves. See below. Your friend's doctor is wrong. Feel free to send him a copy of this post and my reply. He obviously needs a... 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 would I have turned infectious. If I had sex with my regular partner (without protection) on September 8 and September 18th, could I have infected her....
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
Once somebody is infected with HIV, they are then capable of transmitting the virus to others - that is to say, they are "infectious." I am honestly not sure if that can happen within hours or days. But the point is once the virus has... 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 »

How long were you poz before you started treatment

Posted by pogi12, 10 Replies
Hello,

First of all I would like to say thank you to anyone taking the time to read this and any responses would be much, much appreciated.

I was recently diagnosed HIV positive within the last year. I don't know what my T-cell counts are or my viral... Read more »

Not sure where to turn

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Hi everyone. I have been lurking for a couple of days and am in need of your advice, knowledge and support. Here's my story, and I will try to keep it brief.

I had an unprotected sexual encounter with a man (i am woman) of unknown status back in... 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 »