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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...lead to AIDS within a few years after they were infected. On the flip side, some people can go 20 years or more without ever developing AIDS. Ten years has been found to be the average amount of time that passes between when a person is infected with HIV and when he or she begins experiencing the symptoms of AIDS. 2. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you feel. Because the symptoms of acute HIV are almost...
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UGH PEP AGAIN! AFTER MY CLINICAL STUDY?

Dr. Mc Gowan, So I just finish my PEP meds and celebrated with my new guy BUT, Here is the real stupid part of me and I feel so freakin dumb, but I had sex with him bareback and he bleed on my penis. We COMPLETELY STOP! I wash off myself.I know...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...system in a day or so (depending on the combo used). There is no harm in retreating, these are the same meds that people with HIV use for years at a time and tolerate very well.Yes, it is best to use condoms!Joe Read more »

Longevity of HIV patients

I would like to know how long people with HIV live. Even when on a medication regimen. I have been doing some reading and it has been suggested that upon diagnosis and starting medication, they say 10 years.
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...Nobody has a way of predicting the life span of a person with HIV/AIDS, anymore than we can predict the life span of a person without HIV/AIDS. I have patients in my own practice who Read more »

How long can a person live with HIV/AIDS?

What is the longest time that someone has lived with the AIDS virus active in their body? does HIV always turn into AIDS? Is it possible for a person with AIDS or HIV to live a full long life? What is the average life span?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question. At this time, we cannot say what is the longest amount of time a person can live with HIV. This is because there are some people who have been infected for many years (since the epidemic was first recognized in... Read more »

HIV VS AIDS

I know that people are living with HIV and it's labeled a chronic disease however; does HIV always turn into AIDS?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...There are some people who have been infected with HIV for many years without developing AIDS. The average amount of time between HIV infection and Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zambian President Announces New Goal of Distributing AIDS Drugs to 100,000 HIV-Positive People by End of Next Year

...40th anniversary of independence announced that the government aims to distribute antiretroviral drugs at no cost to 100,000 HIV-positive residents by the end of 2005, Reuters reports. Currently, about 12,000 people in the country receive... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Over 600 HIV Positive People Registered in Czech Republic Last Year

...Czech Republic is growing, with 601 people registered for HIV last year, of whom 163 had AIDS, Bulovka teaching hospital spokesperson Marie Stankova said Tuesday. Forty-nine new HIV cases were reported last year, two fewer than the year before.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Number of Older People Living With HIV/AIDS in Michigan Doubled Over Past Five Years

...The number of HIV-positive people age 50 and older living in Michigan has doubled over the past five years, from 1,135 in January 1999 to 2,394 Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chinese Premier Wen Spends Lunar New Year With HIV-Positive People

...government, we have again established a sunny home." The state-run television report showed Wen shaking hands with an HIV-positive person and said that the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Henan has improved "greatly" over the past year, Agence France Presse... Read more »
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AIDS vs HIV -

Posted by 30YEAROLDMOTHER, 6 Replies
...Now i know that AIDS is the end stages of HIV but I just was thinking - And wanted to see if anyone knows. IF I (just say me for example) Had unprotected sex with a men that Read more »

alcohol was involved

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...week in a half along with headaches. i had no fever and no sore throat im at 4 weeks after incident. are these signs of hiv ???? Read more »

I am the caregiver of a disabled adult who has HIV

Posted by 28262
...I am the guardian of a disabled adult who is HIV positive. I am HIV negative. I never thought I would land up with a person who had HIV living in my home. I always said to Read more »

Memory loss

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...When does memory loss usually occur when contracting HIV ? and why does this occur ? and how badly is the memory loss ? Read more »