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How Many Cases Of Hiv Develop Every Year

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What's the best case scenario for HIV infection? Be real, how many years can I go on?

We hear 13, 16, 18 years for HIV cases with proper meds. How many years of life from times of AIDS diagnoses to death, has been the longest lived, outside numbers of years, with use of latest meds? This is very important to most. We know you...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
I have patients in my practice who have been infected for well over a decade (even two decades)and who currently have very robust (i.e. high) CD4 counts and an undetectable viral load. I often tell them (and they do ask me!) that they could have a... Read more »

my doctor asked me to stop my HIV medication.

iam HIV positive i have been taking medication for 3years. but now my doctor say i should stop for... Read more »

BiPolar Disorder and HIV

My daughter tested positive for HIV about 11 years ago and in the last few years she was diagnosed... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

San Francisco Might Lower Estimate of Annual Number of New HIV Cases After Studies Find Lower Rates Among MSM

...officials within a month are planning to meet with a panel of HIV/AIDS experts to discuss lowering the city's official estimate of annual new HIV cases because of the results of three new analyses that show a significant reduction in the spread... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Number of Annual New HIV Cases in U.S. Might Be Higher Than Previously Thought

...that in 2005, new HIV cases were 20% to 50% higher than previously thought -- translating to a total of up to 60,000 new cases annually. The final number is pending peer review by a scientific journal, the Journal reports (Chase/McKay, Wall... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

San Francisco Health Department Recommends Lowering Number of New Annual HIV Cases Estimate

... epidemiologist Willi McFarland that proposes lowering the city's official estimate of the number of new HIV cases expected annually from 1,084 to 976, the San Francisco Chronicle reports (Russell, San Francisco Chronicle , 3/31). City... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

African Americans Account for More Than Half of New U.S. HIV Cases Reported Annually, Report Says

...African Americans make up more than half of new HIV cases reported in the United States annually but represent only 13% of the general U.S. population, according to a report released on Tuesday by the Black AIDS Institute Read more »
Connect With Others

2 years later still worried

Posted by bsox1972, 1 Reply
...got up we noticed that the condom came off. i tested neg. at 3 and 7 month's. but now 2 years later i have developed a severe case of athlete's foot for about 3 month's now. i know with hiv that when your immune system starts to weaken you can... Read more »

Case Management Assistant D.C.

Posted by Anonymous
...attachments to less than one MB in size; be sure to note the job title in your subject line. Current job openings include: Case Management Assistant The purpose of this position is to provide support for Case Management department of the... Read more »

hiv viral load

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...HIV infections. By our conservative calculations, if New York City submitted the approximately 38,000 HIV tests it conducts annually to a combined viral load and HIV antibody testing program; it would identify 24 to 36 cases of acute HIV... Read more »

Delayed seroconversion cases. With names and...

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...enzymatically amplified product was detected before HIV-1 antibody seroconversion: at 42 months before seroconversion in two cases; at 36 months in one case; at 30 months in one case; at 24 months in four cases; at 18 months in eight cases; at 12... Read more »