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What Percentage Of People Get Ars

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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

... Introduction What Is Inflammation? What Is IRIS? How Is It Diagnosed? Who Is at Risk? What Are the Symptoms? How Do You Treat IRIS? What Can Help to Ask My Doctor? Special Concerns for People Living With HIV Special Concerns for Women, Children and People Over 50 What Does the Research Show? Commentary Introduction It's a mouthful of a phrase, but immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome ...
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There are few options for people running out of COBRA

Why would Ms. Franzoi suggest that when a person's COBRA is running out that their options only include an individual policy when most states' insurance regulations allow insurers to refuse coverage of an individual with a pre-existing condition,...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...If an individual has COBRA and at the end of COBRA applies for individual coverage so there is no lapse in coverage of greater than 63 days, any Read more »

Infecting more people to boost the efforts for a cure? part 2

Thank you for the response. What would be in your opinion an alternative way to speed up research? What is in your opinion the estimated time to have at least something therapeutic that would stop the infectivity of HIV patients and their need for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...improved picture are the ways in which HIV disease still complicates the lives of those affected as well as its costs to both the individual and the public.Today, HIV treatment means a lifetime of using multiple, expensive medications whose... Read more »

Dr. Young, why don't some people get ARS?

Dr. Young: why is there some people who do not experience ARS? Is it they do not recall having it or it just never happens to them?Thanks for your reply.
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...seems to be a bit of a mystery, but must relate to the kind of host immune responses that are generated by the virus in the individual. BY Read more »

Do people automatically test positive after ARS symptoms?

Seven weeks ago I made a stupid decision and had unprotected insertive anal intercourse with another male whose HIV status I did not know. Three or four weeks later, I developed a body rash which looked like an allergic reaction. I had been using...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...symptoms is variable. For this reason, if a person has significant exposure (anal or vaginal sex with an HIV infected, or high risk individual), then PCR-RNA testing as well as antibody testing is recommended. Follow-up antibody testing after the... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kentucky: Helping People They Know Makes Fighting AIDS Personal for House of Ruth Volunteers

... House of Ruth is a local organization that provides financial and social support for people living with HIV/AIDS. With assistance from Louisville Metro Housing and Family Services, the group offers clients a rental subsidy Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Older People and HIV

... How Many Older People Have AIDS? Why Are Older People Getting Infected? Is HIV Disease Different for Older People? Is HIV the Same in Older People? Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Netherlands Insurance Association Recommends Offering Individual Life Insurance to Some HIV-Positive People

...A Netherlands insurance industry association on Wednesday announced it has begun recommending that its members offer individual life insurance plans to some HIV-positive people, and six companies so far have agreed to do so, the AP/ Jerusalem... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

United Nations Launches $40 Million Appeal to Provide Services to People Affected by Violence in Kenya, Including People Living With HIV/AIDS

...Nations on Tuesday said it will launch a $40 million appeal to address the political crisis in Kenya and provide services for people displaced by the violence, including those living HIV/AIDS, Xinhua News Agency reports (Xinhua News Agency,... Read more »
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regarding this person who is putting people down

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I USED TO THINK THIS WAS A GREAT WEB SIGHT BUT ALL I FIND IS PEOPLE THAT DON'T CARE ABOUT OTHER PEOPLES FEELINGS. MY HIV DOCTOR SAID I HAVE TO TEST UP TO 12 MONTH BECAUSE OF MY EXPOSURE. PLEASE GIVE PEOPLE A BREAK! IM SURE NOBODY Read more »

ARS question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I keep reading posts about individuals who feel as though they are undergoing ARS symptoms. Does anyone know the percentage of people who have ARS symptoms? I sometimes Read more »

positive and telling people

Posted by mystery2009, 5 Replies
...tested positive and am very scarred about telling people. I am still in contact with the person i caught it from. I dont blame this person, but also dont want them to feel guilty. Read more »

How can people be so sure?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I've been reading these boards for a while and I notice that most of you say that the window period for HIV is 3 months. Are there any reliable health sites or experts that you can recommend where I can verify this? Read more »