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How Many Months Does It Take To Diagnose Hiv

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6months pregnant, diagnosed HIV,is it safe for my baby?

Hi Doc, six months pregnant,and diagnosed HIV,is it safe to take Tribuss?I've checked the forum and do not see this particular question,thank you....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Good questions. Tribuss (Atripla in US) is an excellent HIV treatment. It is not recommended for use early in pregnancy. There has been some softening of concern about its use late in pregnancy (ie 3rd trimester) with lingering concern about... Read more »

Just diagnosed with kaposis and HIV neg 3 months ago

I have just been diagnosed with Kaposis on biopsy of a facial lump. I was tested HIV negative... Read more »

Diagnosed one month ago

Hello Dear doctor, please excuse my English as it is not my first language. I was diagnosed one... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Estonia: 222 Persons Diagnosed With HIV in Seven Months

Data from the National Health Board show that Estonia registered 222 new HIV cases in the first seven months of 2010, including 28 in July. Most of the newly diagnosed patients live in East-Viru County. New HIV cases have been trending downward in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Estonia: 126 New HIV Cases Diagnosed in Four Months

Data released by the Health Protection Inspectorate show 126 Estonia residents were diagnosed with HIV in the first four months of 2009. The newly infected include 70 men and 21 incarcerated persons. The largest number of cases, 42, was reported in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Previous HIV Testing Among Adults and Adolescents Newly Diagnosed With HIV Infection -- National HIV Surveillance System, 18 Jurisdictions, United States, 2006-2009

In 2006, CDC recommended human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing for adults, adolescents, and pregnant women in health-care settings and HIV testing at least annually for persons at high risk for HIV infection* to foster early detection,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Early Detection of TB Among HIV-Infected Could Avert Many Deaths

Early detection and treatment of TB among HIV-positive individuals could avert a significant number of deaths in South Africa, suggests a new report. Of 240 people ages 20-45 who died at a KwaZulu-Natal hospital in a recent 10-month period, 94... Read more »
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Diagnosed 2 months ago

Posted by well11, 4 Replies
I was diagnosed with HIV ~2 months ago. I was feeling sick for a while, and did not know it was PCP pneumonia due to the HIV. I was treated for that and began feeling better/becoming healthier, and then began treatments for HIV which I have been on... Read more »

i was diagnosed hiv+...

Posted by Anonymous
I was diagnosed HIV+ on April 3, 1996 - the day after my 36th
birthday. I was initially told by the diagnosing Dr. to do
nothing for six-months while my t-cell count "leveled". Although,
emotionally baked at the time, the thought of such a course of Read more »

Recently Diagnosed and are there any good ways to meet HIV+ women?

Posted by Vegas, 5 Replies
Contracted HIV one month ago and I am scared to live life lonely. Any good advice on meeting others with my condition? Never had a problem prior to this as I generally had myself together...college grad, job, and decent looking. Dating websites,... Read more »

Newly diagnosed HIV+ BF and me Negative

Posted by Obvious1, 6 Replies
In January My boyfriend of 4 yrs, and father of our daughter whom is 2, was diagnosed HIV+. A little history. In March of 09, he was diagnosed with Hep B. 3 months prior to that he had a tattoo cover up from a friend in his home. The Drs. feel he... Read more »