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How Many Years Can It Take A Person With Hiv To Get Aids

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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†

Abbreviation: HIV/AIDS = human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. * Per 10,000 population. † Annual hospitalizations estimated from hospital discharges during 1997-2007 with any-listed HIV/AIDS diagnoses codes 042 and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Among Persons Aged >50 Years

Early in the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) epidemic, infection occurreddisproportionately among older persons as a result of transmission through receipt ofcontaminated blood or blood products. Through 1989, receipt of contaminated bloodor... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

San Francisco AIDS Foundation Director of 15 Years to Step Down for Personal Reasons

San Francisco AIDS Foundation Executive Director Pat Christen on Friday announced she will leave her position on July 31 to spend more time with her family, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Christen, who has served as director for 15 years,... Read more »
Ask the Experts

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 »

How long can a person live with HIV before getting AIDS?

How long can a person live with HIV before turning to AIDS? Is it possible to never be full blown? I am 51 years old and have had this now for 15 years. My viral load is now undetectable according to Aug of 2005's blood work. I am on Sustiva...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Congratulations on having such a good response to therapy. Although we don't know for sure, many people think that indviduals such as yourself will live the rest of their natural lives without ever developing full blown AIDS, as long as their... Read more »

AIDS Vaccine for HIV + Persons

Dr. Wohl,I have a very stable viral load and high cd4 count. Not requiring treatment for a while. I am curious as to whether you believe that say in the next 10 years we may have an effective vaccine that will prevent the onset of AIDS in hiv +...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Dear Marco-A therapeutic HIV vaccine is possible and maybe will help augment immune responses to the virus. This may actually be the most sucessful application of an HIV vaccine in the near term. DW... Read more »

Can a person progress from AIDS to HIV Positive

I like your answer to the question that it is possible to go from being classified as having full blown AIDS to being HIV positive. I am being treated by the AIDS Team at Duke University Medical Center. A year and a half ago, I had an astronomical...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Excellent.... Read more »
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Gay Personals for HIV+'s

Posted by Anonymous
Hey People,

I am 38 years old black male HIV/Aids diagnosis since 1-26-99. I am very lonely. Looking for some personal ads or chat lines on the net that are HIV pos friendly where I could possible meet someone with my status for a serious... Read more »

Positive Singles, New Totally FREE HIV dating and HIV Personals Site.

Posted by PozGays, 1 Reply
http://www.PositiveFishes.com was built since 2001 and now has been 12 years. It has more than 687000 members who live with HIV/HSV/HPV or other STDs.And members are from US, Canada, Australia, Germany, Spain,France,Italy,United Kingdom,... Read more »

Dating another HIV+ person

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have been HIV+ for over 5 years and always involved in relationships with HIV- guys. That has never been an issue for me nor my past partners.
Nowadays I got involved with another HIV+ guy who is really nice with a golden heart. The shocking... Read more »

Need to interview a person who is HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello, I am interested in interviewing someone who has HIV or AIDS. I am doing it as part of a community service project for my class. The only "problem" is that I need to have "proof" that I did not just make the person up or the experiences. If... Read more »