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Ways To Tell How Long A Person Has Had Hiv

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington, D.C., HIV/AIDS Administration Has "Long Way to Go" to "Gain Confidence of City Residents," Editorial Says

The HIV/AIDS Administration in Washington, D.C., has "underreported AIDS deaths each year for the past decade, sometimes intentionally, to keep the public from knowing how serious the epidemic really is," a Washington Times editorial says,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

"Long Way to Go" in Fighting HIV/AIDS, Nobel Laureate Says in Opinion Piece

Despite the progress made in the fight against HIV since it was discovered in 1983, there is "still a long way to go," Luc Montagnier, who recently shared the 2008 Nobel Prize in medicine for his work in the discovery of HIV, writes in a Wall... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

China Has Made "Substantial Progress" in Fight Against HIV/AIDS, Still "Long Way to Go," Opinion Piece Says

China "had made substantial progress in checking the spread of HIV but there is still a long way to go," UNAIDS Executive Director Peter Piot writes in a China Daily opinion piece. Although more than 34,000 people in China now have access to... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Long term infected, personality repercussions?

(foreign -- sorry spelling mistakes)I was diagnosed hiv in 1985. Up till I was twenty I had drug problem which stopped in 1985 too. Since then I have lived with this problem and I have seen, in the early stages, people die including my own sister....
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
I am sorry but it is not clear what you are asking. Yes, it is normal to focus a lot of energy on living with a chronic illness. Yet there needs to be a time when things become normalized and the illness just becomes one part of your life, not... Read more »

Quality of life for long-term HIV+ Persons. What to expect if diagnosed with multple HIV related illnesses?

I have been HIV+ for about 10 years now. Ive been on several different medication regimes, since I was first diagnosed, and my counts have all been excellent over the years (CD4 above 400 and Viral load undetectable). Ive also had the same Doctor...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The Side Effect of therapy forum is focused on brief discussions of side effects of specific HIV medication. In general there is continued concern that long term infection with HIV can lead to premature aging and maybe associated with a wide range... Read more »

How long a person not show any symptom of Hiv

can a person remain perfectly healthy after 9years of direct exposure...
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
A person can be HIV infected for over 9 years and not show any symptoms.... Read more »

how long an hiv person can live

how long i can live i have hiv sins1987...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.Yours is a often asked question and one that is the subject of intense interest. I advise my patients, especially those like you who have lived for many years with HIV, that I expect them to live near-normal life spans,... Read more »
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Does it mean, cure is a long way to go ?

Posted by Timmy
http://mobile.aidsmap.com/page/2690031/

"My geriatrician [colleagues] say if you want patients to be playing tennis in their 70s, you need to be dealing with that in their forties," Deeks said. "I spend my time in the clinic talking about exercise,... Read more »

How long should an AIDS infected person wait.....

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was hoping someone could share with me the appropriate amount of time a person that is AIDS infected should wait before resuming contact with someone who has recieved live vaccinations. I want to make sure my father-in-law stays healthy as long... Read more »

The way we address HIV is cause for concern

Posted by bradford
The way we address HIV is cause for concern.

The truth is that there are millions of people living to whom HIV has not caused illness and death. This information brings joy and hope to the heart of any person who has ever dreaded the onset of AIDS.

Ini... Read more »

I met an HIV Positive person for the first time

Posted by Barbdoll, 1 Reply
Hello again,
On Saturday I travelled to meet an HIV Positive friend. It was my first time. At first i was nervous didn't know what to expect. I really didn't want to go there to talk about the fact that we were both Positive. I wanted to meet him,... Read more »