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Value Of Getting Treated Early For Hiv

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HIV tests at early stage

Dear doctor .which tests are the most important one to do to detect HIV at early stage ..and what is the name of the latest generation of viral load test.Thank you doctor for your response.
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
...Depends on what early is. Nothing is 100% reliable within the first 4 weeks of infection. DNA PCR and viral load tests become positive by 4 weeks. Read more »

HSV + HIV in early stages

Does it make sense that, when I used to have frequent HSVII outbreaks, I have not had one for... Read more »

Early stages of Aids

Dear Doctor, can you explain to me the difference between HIV positive and actually developing... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Pregnancy for HIV-Positive Women Safer in Early Stages of Virus, Study Says

... HIV-positive women who want to become pregnant should be informed that pregnancy is safer during the early clinical stages of the Read more »
The Body PRO

Abstract No. 323: Immunologic Reconstitution After 12 Months of Antiretroviral Therapy in Very Early Stages of Chronic HIV-1 Infection

...conclusion, and the data strongly supports, that the therapeutic imperative of starting aggressive antiretroviral therapy in the early stages of HIV infection can prevent the loss of memory responsiveness. However, in this subset of healthy... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

About Half of HIV Transmission Occur in Early Stages of Infection, Study Says

... About half of new HIV cases occur when the person transmitting the virus is in the early stages of infection and unlikely to know if he or she is HIV-positive, according to a study scheduled to be published in the April 1 Read more »
UNAIDS

AIDS Epidemic Now 20 Years Old, But Still in Early Stages

...world continues to search for a vaccine. The dramatic reality of AIDS is that in many parts of the world it is still in its early stages. "HIV is characterized by a relatively long gap between infection and major illness," Dr. Piot said. "Its... Read more »
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question about cbc

Posted by chrisbadmushroom
...does any one know if a high with blood count could happen in the early stages of hiv or would those values always be lower and high eosinphical white cell elevated also if recently infected could one have Read more »

Early signs of HIV infection - article in Genre

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
...Genre magazine has an excellent article in the April 2006 issue on the early signs of HIV infection. Check it out. Read more »

ARS or not

Posted by Anonymous
...I realize that not everyone gets ARS. However do people who become HIV infected get any other symtoms apart from ARS in the early stages. Or do they get ARS or noting early on?? Read more »

Question

Posted by Anonymous
...I realize that not all who are infected with HIV show symptoms in the early stages, but I was wondering how many people on this board displayed symptoms, what kinds, and at what times after exposure? Thanks! Read more »