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

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I'm unfortunately a long long time reader.

Hello Dr.I have worried and obsessed about the possibility of being hiv+ for almost 10 years of my life. I'm not one of those people that keep getting tested though...I'm much stupider than that. I never got tested...the thought paralyzes...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex... Read more »

Long time reader first time writer

Dear Dr. BobFirst and foremost I want to thank you for helping me through my difficult times... 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... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

The New York Times on Tuesday examined how the study of 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... 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 than HIV-negative people. ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Los Angeles Times Examines Research Surrounding Long-Term Effects of HIV on Brain Tissue

The Los Angeles Times on Monday examined research into the long-term effects of HIV on brain tissue (Brink, Los Angeles Times , 11/7). A study published in October in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that HIV can... 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 being paid to the HIV epidemic among U.S. blacks. After the press conference,... Read more »
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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 »

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 enough time to test?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Many people who are worried about HIV exposure may not know the exact date they put themselves at risk. Luckily, I do know my potential exposure date (July 15). Knowing the window period is 6 months according to the CDC, if I test this week, how... Read more »

Long-time v. Newer Positive Status

Posted by Since4Ever, 1 Reply
There was a question of what was the hardest part of living with a virus.

I'm interested in how people feel about it who seroconverted after it was known what it was and how to avoid it versus those who seroconverted before it was identified.

I have a... Read more »