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When Did Hiv First Appear In The Us

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amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

A First Step Toward a Cure for AIDS? Novel Procedure Appears to Have Eliminated HIV

We need a cure for AIDS. We can't treat our way out of this epidemic. Anti-HIV therapy is a lifelong commitment, accompanied by many life-altering and some potentially life-threatening side effects. And for every person placed on treatment, two to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chinese Premier Appears on TV Visiting With AIDS Patients; First Senior Chinese Official to Publicly Address AIDS Epidemic

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao on Monday appeared on Chinese state television greeting AIDS patients and appealing to the country to treat HIV-positive people with "care and love," marking the first time a senior Chinese leader publicly addressed the... Read more »
TheBody.com

Thinning Bones a Growing Problem Among People With HIV; HIV and HIV Meds Appear to Be Culprits

Bone problems have quietly emerged as a major health issue for people with HIV, and HIV meds may be at least partly to blame, according to recent research. The findings add to a growing body of evidence that suggest HIV health care providers and the... Read more »
Ask the Experts

When do side effects first appear?

My son has been on meds for 1 month now. He has tolerated them extrememly well. However, in the past few days he is telling me that his appetite is less and that he has a sinus infection (dr. prescribed antibioitics) ~ can the side effects of...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Side effects of medications are divided into short-term (or immediate) and long-term ones. Most of the short-term side effects are usually evident within the first days of treatment-- these include things like nausea, headache, diarrhea. The fact... Read more »

Kaposi's first appearance

Doctor Frascino , I want to express to you the admiration for all the great information this site provides plus your humorous , friendly answers to even the most stupid questions from many of us , internet users ...and well , im afraid here is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thanks for your kind comments. Regarding Kaposi's sarcoma, it can present at any stage of HIV disease, although it's much more common in late-stage disease after the immune system has been decimated by the virus. I'll repost below... Read more »

Can HIV symptoms appear in three days from exposure

Hi!I am a 22 year old and on Saturday(3 days ago)I had protected sex with a female college student of unknown HIV status. I changed condom twice and the first time I am not sure if I placed it properly. By Sunday I was feeling tired, while on Monday...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,No. You would not be experiencing ARS this quickly. Plus, if you used a condom you protected yourself against HIV. I would not be concerned. In health,Richard... Read more »

How soon do hiv symptoms appear?

I have read conflicting information on hiv symptoms. Do most people show the severe flu type symptoms (high fever, cold night sweats) after the initial infection? And how soon do they appear after initial infection? It seems that I have also heard...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
When we're talking about symptoms, it's important to remember that there are actually 2 periods of time when one may show symptoms.Within the first few weeks after infection, some people with HIV show symptoms due to "Acute Viral... Read more »
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When will the swollen nodes appear after HIV infection?

Posted by esia501, 1 Reply
I've totally stopped from doing free sex for about a year. Lately i've had fatigue, diarrhea for three weeks (weight is not decreasing at all), feeling wanna vomit/nausea, joint aching. I wonder when will the lymph nodes swollen when HIV infected in... Read more »

How soon do symptoms appear

Posted by jeremy, 2 Replies
For the first time in my life I just had unprotected sex with a female other than my spouse. If she was infected and passed hiv to me, how soon would symptoms appear for me?Also, how soon would an hiv test be appropriate for me? Read more »

how quickly do symptoms appear

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hiya, ppl. I know I'm prolly freaking out here, but I could use
some assurrance. I gave oral sex to a chick 3 weeks ago (well, yeah,
we did other things, too, oral sex being the only unprotected
part) and - surprise, me being hysteric at these... Read more »

Symptoms Appearance

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Other than ARS, how soon do other hiv symptoms usually appear? For instance weight loss, yeast infection, etc. Read more »