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How Long It Takes For Hiv To Turn To Aids

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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 »

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... Read more »

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... 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 »

No where else to turn to.

Posted by Wayde, 9 Replies
It's been almost eight months since i found out that i was HIV positive and life sems to have gone down hill from there. I was infected intentionaly but i was careless and foolish as well. Too in love to see that he was only using me. Since then for... Read more »

How long testing takes?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had an HIV test last tuesday ..results came back negative on friday. this just seems like such a short time to get a result. Is it normal to take this amount of time ? Read more »

Just Turned Poz.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I just found out I was POZ.

I am 23 yo and have no Health insurance. I plan to live heatily and not worry about MEDS until I am more settles in life. I think I can go at least 3 yrs without having to worry about MEDS.

Can someone give me any... Read more »