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What Are The Symptoms And Progression Of Aids

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HIV 2 and progression to Aids

Hello! For someone infected with HiV 2 how long it will take to progress in Aids ,and what kind of treatment that person can have? Can he live as long as person infected with HiV 1?
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
...Usually HIV2 progression is much slower than HIV1, does respond to HIV1 type drugs, and so likely result in the same or better prognosis than someone Read more »

Is poor mental health due to progression of AIDS

I am a 48yo male homosexual. I was diagnosed with AIDS in March '97 when I was hospitalized with... Read more »

AIDS progression

Is there difference in AIDS progression with respect to gender? Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

British Government, HIV/AIDS Advocates Warn Decreased Aid Budgets Could Lead to Reversals in HIV/AIDS Treatment Progress

... Recent gains in the global fight against HIV/AIDS could be reversed as the "global economic downturn pinches poor countries' budgets and donors show signs of backing away Read more »
The Body

Administration Officials Highlight Progress on HIV/AIDS Issues

... Administration Officials Highlight Progress on HIV/AIDS Issues In this White House video, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, health and other U.S. officials Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

UN Lauds Progress in Kenya's Fight Against HIV/AIDS

...made in Kenya against the virus. It is clearly documented by the reduction in prevalence," said Lewis, the UN special envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa. Speaking to reporters after visiting several hospitals, Lewis gave credit for the drop to such... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Mozambique's Progress on HIV/AIDS Insufficient, World Bank Official Says

... Mozambique has made insufficient progress in efforts to address HIV/AIDS over the past year despite increased efforts to expand access to antiretroviral drugs, a World Bank official said on Wednesday Read more »
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Non-Progressive HIV?

Posted by Carrie, 1 Reply
...My boyfriend was told by his dr today that he has a type called Non-Progressive HIV. He didn't get alot of info on it right now though. Is anyone else familiar with this? Read more »

"Daily Vit. Can Thwart AIDS Progress" - NY Times

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...NY Times, July 1, 2004. If a vitamin can prevent illness, then what's the value of AZT? They state that vitamins stop AIDS progression by supporting the body's own immune system, which can fight the virus on its own. Supporting the immune... Read more »

possible to show symptoms BEFORE the 10 year mark?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...takes HIV 10 years to progress to AIDS, usually at the onset of an 'AIDS-defining' illness. Have there been cases of very quick progression to AIDS (due to more maligant and mutated strains)? Are there any indications AT ALL that you might have... Read more »

Symptoms 2 days later HIV

Posted by Jay12312, 3 Replies
...About 2 weeks ago I had unprotected sex. 2 days later I started to experience the symptoms of HIV. Is this to early?? I have read on many sites that symptoms start to show in days all the way to weeks and months. Does anyone Read more »