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Onset Of The Aids Virus

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Low CD4s From the Onset of HIV Infection

Before I tested positive for HIV in June 1994, I was receiving HIV antibodytests every 4 to 6 months (because I realized I was in a high-risk group). Mylast negative test was in December 1993. However, when I tested positive inJune, I had a CD4...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...is already low. You may have a more aggressive strain of the HIV virus. You may have otherhealth problems that can make your HIV infection more severe. Because thisdisease can vary greatly from person to person, in some people the... Read more »

New onset Diabetes in Long Term HIV patients.

As a 51y/o male and 26yr HIV+ long term survivor on Lexiva and Truvada with CD4~400/Viral... Read more »

how long is acute in terms of onset symptoms of hiv

I recently had unprotected sex with someone, and although he did not ejaculate in me, i still know... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Stavudine, Other Antiretrovirals Tied to New Onset Diabetes in HIV

...found that exposure to stavudine -- and, to a lesser degree, zidovudine and didanosine -- is linked to an increased risk of new onset diabetes in HIV-positive patients. Researchers examined data on 33,389 HIV patients enrolled in the D:A:D [Data... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Experimental HIV Vaccines Likely Will Offer Limited Immunity, Might Delay Onset of AIDS, Commentary Says

...most promising experimental HIV vaccines in development will offer only limited immunity against the virus but might delay the onset of AIDS, Anthony Fauci, director of NIH 's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases , and Margaret... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Movie Documents Three Men's Efforts to Promote Safe Sex During Onset of HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Early 1980s

The Los Angeles Times examined the documentary movie "Sex Positive," which chronicles the lives and efforts of three men who sought to promote safe sex during the early years of HIV/AIDS in the U.S. According to the Times , late... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Norvir (Ritonavir)

...HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Ritonavir was approved by the FDA on March 1, 1996, for use with other antiretroviral agents in the treatment of HIV infection in adults and children 2 years of age or older. Ritonavir is now approved with other anti-HIV... Read more »
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connection onset ARS-symptoms and HIV-antibodies

Posted by Dutchman, 2 Replies
...Hello all, I would be very gratefull if someone (who's skilled) can tell if there is indeed a connection between the moment of onset of ARS-symptoms and the moment that HIV antibodies can be detected by a rapid HIV antigen test (Abbott Determine... Read more »

Earliest onset of symptoms?

Posted by GuyInSJ, 2 Replies
Less than 48 hours after performing oral sex (without ejaculation) on an HIV+ guy, I have developed a fever and swollen lymph nodes. I'm still in the 72-hour window for PEP but my understanding is that PEP is generally not recommended in this... Read more »

Can you get Tuburculosis of the Bowel with HIV?

Posted by Anonymous
...I was infected could I get TB there? Would it be from a recent infection? If a person with HIV got TB would it come with the onset of AIDS? Read more »

Simple question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What does hiv stand for? Read more »