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How Many New Hiv Cases Per 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
...accident and at the time of death has a CD4 count of 1000 and an undetectable viral load. I had two such patients die last year. They both died of a cocaine overdose. This was sad to me since, were it not for the cocaine, they might have... Read more »

case studies for healthy HIV+,no meds, 14+ yrs

Dr. Mark,Thank you for your response. My husband was wondering if you know of any case studies... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ohio: New HIV Cases in Cleveland Up for 4th Year, Report Says

...Officials are especially concerned about the number of AIDS diagnoses in black and Hispanic males under age 30 in the past three years. They are uncertain how long the men were infected and putting others at risk. The increase in new HIV cases... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Five Million New HIV Cases Reported Worldwide Last Year, UNAIDS Report Says

...report, which illustrates the most recent global HIV/AIDS trends, for the first time includes revised HIV prevalence for previous years based on improved methodology and more comprehensive country surveillance data (UNAIDS release , 7/6). For... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Iowa: State Reports Highest Number of New HIV Cases in Eight Years

...contracted by men having sex with men, mirroring a trend seen in high-population areas of other states, said Mayer. For the last two years, new HIV diagnoses have concentrated among white, U.S.-born men, data show. The youngest case was a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New HIV Cases Among Minnesota Hispanics Almost Doubled Last Year; Culturally Appropriate Prevention Measures Called for

...according to a report released Monday by the state health department, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports. The number of new HIV cases among Hispanics increased from 23 in 2005 to 44 in 2006, while the overall number of new cases in the state... Read more »
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GMAN BILL or SWITCH625 - pls answer

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...if oral sex poses a significant risk as the cdc says, wouldn't we be seeing a vast increase in the # of new hiv cases every year ? thanks in advance Read more »

Bad Start to the New Year

Posted by vern, 1 Reply
...eroded. I sometimes get this and think it is a manifestation of recurrant herpes. Does this increase the chances of getting HIV or is it just not possible to get HIV from getting blowjobs no matter what. Thx! Read more »

HIV to AIDS?

Posted by unknown2, 2 Replies
...CD4 count was 179. I was told that this is a AIDS diagnosis. I'm so worried. I havent been sexually active for no more than 2 years. What should I do? Can my count increase? Should I be worried? I feel fine. I originially went to the doctor... Read more »

it has been 9 years

Posted by jaw98, 3 Replies
...Well it has been nine years since i was first diagnosed with HIV. back then is when i first started going to this site. It seemed to help me out a lot at Read more »