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How Many People Get Infected With Hiv Each Year

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CDC National Prevention Information Network

Azerbaijan Revealed 514 HIV-Infected People Last Year

This article was reported by News AZ . News AZ reported that the AIDS Center of the Ministry of Health has made public HIV statistics for Azerbaijan. The country diagnosed a total of 514 individuals with HIV for 2013, with 494 (96.1%) being... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Triple Trouble: Infection With Hepatitis B Increases Risk of Death for People with HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

A Spanish research team reports that hepatitis B infection increases the risk of death by 75 percent for HIV/ hepatitis C-co-infected people. Earlier studies have focused on HIV/ hepatitis C co-infection or HIV/hepatitis B co-infection, but not the... Read more »
AIDSinfo

HHS Guidelines Panels Issue Statement on Treating Latent Tuberculosis Infection in People Infected With HIV Receiving Antiretroviral Therapy

The purpose of this supplemental information is to alert clinicians about the use of short-course therapy with weekly isoniazid plus rifapentine (INH-RPT) for the treatment of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) in HIV-infected patients.... Read more »
Ask the Experts

The future of HIV people recently infected

Hi Dr Moyle,l am a 37 year old male and recently hiv infected, not on meds yet, cd 450 and viral load 19,000l read where doctors say hiv has been clinicly cured.... what does this mean ???Dr Moyle in your opinion how long are we away from a new...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
Let's be clear, we cannot cure HIV, remove it from the body. A clinical 'cure' in this instance means fully and indefinitely controlling the virus with medications resulting a life of length and quality to those uninfected with HIV.... Read more »

Survival of HIV Infected People

Hi. I've been browsing this site and other HIV/AIDS sites for weeks now learning all I can about HIV. I'm currently waiting on PCR test results after having had a negative ELISA result at three months after a low-risk encounter...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Life expectancy is a very difficult question to answer accurately, but we have seen some very dramatic changes in the past several years. Without treatment, the typical survival with HIV infection was about 10 years. There were always a few lucky... Read more »

3 people infected with HIV after colonoscopy?

Dr. Bob, what do you think of this? Is it possible they all got it from unsterile colonoscopy equipment, or were they just 3 people with HIV who just happened to get diagnosed after testing? ---------------------By BILL POOVEY, Associated Press...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,As it says in the article, so far there is no way to prove patients were exposed to the viruses at the VA. However, it is worrisome that recommended universal precautions and sterilization procedures were not being followed! I agree the VA must... Read more »

Ex partner infecting other people

I've been in a relationship for the last 3 yrs. In the last year I found out that my ex partner was a patholigical liar. Based on this knowledge I am 99 convinced that he infected me. The relationship had been on rocky grounds in the last...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
I am confused. You say he is your ex partner but then in your letter you say that you are in a relationship with him for three years. Which is it? Is he your ex or are you still with him? If you are still with him, the quetion remains whywould... 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 symptoms, we know how bogus these HIV/ AIDS tests... Read more »

BBC NEWS:Online dating for people with sexually transmitted infection

Posted by Hellen, 1 Reply


Dating can often be fraught with uncertainty and self-consciousness. For those with incurable sexually transmitted infections (STIs), are tailored websites the answer for people nervous of telling potential partners about their condition?


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Infected a year ago... how many years do I have

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
What is currently the expected life span of someone recently infected... with meds, or whatever? 10 years, 20 years? realistically please. Are they any great new medicines? Read more »

Am I infected after sexual encounter 7 years ago?

Posted by peaches900, 2 Replies
Hi I'm 21 years old turning 22 in a few weeks. When I was 14 years old I met a guy who was about 22 years old at that time and we had unprotected non-penetrative sex. I was naked and he was naked and he kept humping me right between my vagina and... Read more »