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How Many People Get Infected By HIV Every Year

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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 »

Lipoatrophy but good labs -- Please help

Hi,I was diagnosed with HIV in October 2008, but I've had it since April 2002. I was only a 16... Read more »

Curious

Please i will like to know the symptoms of HIV. Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

QuickStats: Annual Rates* of Hospitalization With a Diagnosis of HIV/AIDS Among Persons Aged ≥45 Years, by Sex -- National Hospital Discharge Survey, United States, 1997-2007 †

...www.cdc.gov/nchs/nhds.htm . Alternate Text: The figure above shows the annual rates of hospitalization with a diagnosis of HIV/AIDS among persons aged ≥45 years in the United States from 1997-2007, by sex. From 1997 to 2007, a substantially... Read more »
National Association of People With AIDS

OraSure and the National Association of People With AIDS Launch Third Annual ''Mayors Campaign Against HIV'' for National HIV Testing Day

...also committed to getting testedon June 27th while others are issuing proclamations or holding pressconferences to encourage individuals to get screened for HIV. As part of this campaign, OraSure Technologies will be joined byFrank Oldham,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Uganda AIDS Commission Announces Plans to Test 500,000 Annually, Provide Treatment for 90% of HIV-Positive People by 2012

... The Uganda AIDS Commission in a report released last week said it plans to test and counsel 500,000 people for HIV annually by 2012 and provide opportunistic infection prevention and treatment services to 90% of HIV-positive people Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

One-Fifth of People at High Risk of HIV Are Tested Annually in U.S., Study Says

...had received an HIV test in the previous year. About 38% of respondents had never been tested for HIV, the study found. Among people at high risk of HIV -- including injection drug users and men who have sex with men -- 22% had been tested in... Read more »
Connect With Others

Mailing list for HIV(-) people who are infected

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does anyone know the URL for the mailing list/message board for people who have been infected wih HIV for more than 1 year, yet still test negative via ELISA. For those of us who still have residual Read more »

symptoms of hiv+ve and precautions to be taken

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I want to know the sypmotms of a hiv + woman,My girl freind was tested hiv + but i doubt bcause she looks healtly and had a fever 12 months back there is no change Read more »

Rash?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Can anyone here tell me what the HIV infection rash looks like? Does it look like a sunburn :reddened skin with no bumps...or does it look like poison ivy : reddened Read more »

The Cost of Living

Posted by Anonymous
...Wed Nov 1, 6:13 PM ET NEW YORK (Reuters) - Future treatment for the 40,000 people infected with HIV in the United States every year will cost $12.1 billion annually, a new study showed on Wednesday. U.S. patients infected with HIV can expect... Read more »