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How Long Is Hiv Dormant

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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...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
HIV can be "dormant" in the body for many years if by "dormant" you mean that it is not producing any clinical signs or symptoms of illness. However, even if it is clinically "dormant" it is not dormant in terms of... Read more »

how long can hiv stay dormant in the body?

my exboyfriend just informed me that he is hiv+ we were together for 1 1/2 yrs and never used... Read more »

How long can HIV lay dormant in the body?

My partner and I are living out of the USA and have been together for almost 30 years. For the... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers Discover Genetic Circuit in HIV That Controls Whether Virus Activates, Remains Dormant

Researchers from the University of California-San Diego and Oak Ridge National Laboratory have discovered the genetic circuit in HIV that controls whether the virus is activated or remains dormant, according to a study published in the March 16... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers Examine Immune Cells Where HIV Can Lie Dormant, Possible Treatments

Researchers have determined how HIV is able to lie dormant in certain immune system cells and prevent the cells from self-destructing, according to a study published Thursday online in the journal Retrovirology , the AP/Google.com reports. HIV... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

Drugs Fail to "Wake Up" Dormant Reservoirs of HIV Inside Immune System T Cells

This article was reported by News-Medical.net . News-Medical.net reported that researchers did not "wake up" dormant HIV reservoirs in immune system T cells in laboratory tests with white blood cells from HIV-positive individuals. Dormant HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

San Francisco: Mayor's AIDS Office Dormant

Noticeably absent during the recent heated battle over AIDS funding at San Francisco's City Hall is Mayor Willie Brown's AIDS czar Mike Shriver. The head of the Mayor's Office on AIDS and HIV Policy has been out on disability for over a year and a... Read more »
Connect With Others

how long do you live with HIV?

Posted by Nicole_herpes, 4 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 »

How long does HIV survive outside the body?

Posted by xtreme, 2 Replies
Hi,

I just wanted to know how long HIV survives outside body and how long it would live on lets say a razor?? I get confused about what the CDC says..some say hours some say minutes...would it be more than a day?

Thanks 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 cd4 has jumped from 94-210 and my VL has dropped to only 500! My dr told me... Read more »