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What Does It Mean When Hiv Is Lying Dormant In Your Body

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How long can HIV lay dormant in the body?

My partner and I are living out of the USA and have been together for almost 30 years. For the last 10 years as part of our regular physicals we have been checked for HIV and have come up negative each time. Now he has turned up positive and says...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...two-second kiss and some dirty dancing (no matter how sweaty) is essentially nonexistent. (See below.) 2. Your seven negative HIV-antibody tests and undetectable DNA PCR are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. 3.... Read more »

Dormant HIV

I've heard that HIV can lay dormant in the body for up to ten years. Is there any truth to this?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...take up to ten years after primary infection for HIV/AIDS symptoms to become manifest; however, that doesn't mean HIV has been lying "dormant" all that time. HIV remains very active throughout this "clinically latent" (symptom-free) period. I... Read more »

new way treatment cure for HIV

AUSTRALIAN scientists have revealed the most complete picture yet of the way HIV maintains its grip on the body, pointing to new ways to combat it. The Melbourne-based research has explained how the virus hides dormant versions of itself in a...
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
...Possibly. The key to HIV eradication will be the elimination of long-lived infected cells. If drugs or mechanisms can be developed to purge/destroy these Read more »

new hope of a cure for HIV

AUSTRALIAN scientists have revealed the most complete picture yet of the way HIV maintains its grip on the body, pointing to new ways to combat it. The Melbourne-based research has explained how the virus hides dormant versions of itself in a...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...me what is the immediate clinical relevance particularly regarding chances for increasing the odds for a practical cure for HIV infection in the decade ahead. KH Read more »
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Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Lipodystrophy? Body Shape Changes Metabolic Complications What Causes Lipodystrophy? Can Lipodystrophy Be Treated? Caring for Yourself Read more »
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Chinese Acupuncture

...the flow and balance of energy along these meridians. Traditional Chinese medicine is at least 2,500 years old. It views the human body as a system of energy flows. When these flows are balanced, the body is healthy. Practitioners take their... Read more »
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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, December 7, 2010

... Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, December 7, 2010 December 7, 2010 Visit the Forums "Hot Topics" Read more »
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Body Shape Changes (Lipodystrophy)

...Lipo Be Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Lipodystrophy? Lipodystrophy, or "lipo" for short, is a collection of body shape changes in people taking antiretroviral medications (ARVs). "Lipo" refers to fat, and "dystrophy" means bad... Read more »
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almost there!

Posted by themushroom, 2 Replies
...http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/australian-scientists-unlock-clue-to-hiv-cure/story-e6frg6n6-1225927353492?from=public_rss AUSTRALIAN scientists have revealed the most complete picture yet of the way HIV maintains its grip on the body,... Read more »

almost there!

Posted by themushroom, 1 Reply
...http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/australian-scientists-unlock-clue-to-hiv-cure/story-e6frg6n6-1225927353492?from=public_rss AUSTRALIAN scientists have revealed the most complete picture yet of the way HIV maintains its grip on the body,... Read more »

HIV will die within 20 mins out of body, right?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I heard that HIV in blood or semen cannot survive for more than 20 minutes if it exposes to air and remains on a surface, e.g. table, in a cup. Read more »

Unusual case. Ongoing Low CD4 - HIV possible?

Posted by Tryin2BRational, 4 Replies
... If HIV was involved, is it possible that my body had such an unusual ARS reaction that I haven't been able to produce antibodies at a level that is detectable? In other words, I may have produced antibdodies but at a level that is enought to... Read more »