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How Long From The Time You Seep With Someone Until You Get Hiv

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HIV Long Time Survivor

Ive been HIV+ for 25 years. My Cd4 count is around 500 and my Viral Load undetectable. I very often get sick (bad colds, flu, tonsiltis, bronchitis, herpes zoster,sleeping problems, lipodistrophy, fatigue, and I cant gain weight. I'm 5'9''and I...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...have a full life. Some studies show that people with long term virus control may have a life expectancy that approaches that of HIV negatives, but we are still lagging by about 10 years behind them.A 20-year-old HIV-positive person starting... Read more »

Can you please help???? Living with fear of HIV for a long time.

Hello Dr. Horwath, Now I know that you cannot diagnose someone over the internet... Read more »

HIV test taking a long time to show positive result

I'm not sure this is the right forum, but I couldn't find any other that's more suitable. This is a... Read more »
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In Vienna, Long-Time Haitian AIDS Activist Sits Down With Clinton

... President Clinton and Haitian AIDS activist Esther Boucicault. The meeting was last-minute and brief. But today, after months spent fighting to make HIV/AIDS Read more »
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Pernessa Seele: How a Long-Time, African-American HIV Activist Keeps Up the Fight

... On Aug. 4, a panel of African-American HIV community leaders held an emotional press conference in which they expressed frustration and anger about the lack of attention Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines How Research Into HIV-Positive Long-Term Nonprogressors Could Lead to AIDS Vaccine

...long-term nonprogressors -- HIV-positive people who do not take antiretroviral drugs but whose disease is not progressing to AIDS -- potentially could help in the development of an AIDS vaccine. According to Dr. Jay Levy, director of the ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Los Angeles Times Examines Aging Among Long-Term HIV Survivors in U.S.

... The Los Angeles Times on Tuesday examined issues surrounding aging among long-term HIV survivors in the U.S. According to physicians, people living with HIV/AIDS experience signs of aging about 10 to 20 years earlier Read more »
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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 »

i have been living with hiv a long time

Posted by confusion, 1 Reply
i am attractive and educated just wanting to share my life with a special man..i know you are out there Read more »

Diagnosed with HIV and AIDS at the same time!!!!

Posted by icantbelieve, 9 Replies
Last April, viral load over 500.000 and cd4 count 191. Overwhelming. I've been sad, lonely, on meds, always tired, lost weight, appetite, no one knows, live away from my family, no partner, with an infection on my skin since April that impairs my... Read more »

coming here a long time

Posted by sadface, 3 Replies
...again in a situation, do I need to be worried? He and I talk very openly about everything. He knows how I feel about std and hiv and that it is serious. The kicker, I had condoms in my purse. DUH! He is divorced ect..I know, get tested in 3... Read more »