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When Do You Start Showing Signs Of AIDS

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Summarizes Editorials on Recent UNAIDS Report Showing Nearly 40 Million People Worldwide Living With HIV/AIDS

UNAIDS and the World Health Organization last week issued a report that says that the number of people living with HIV/AIDS over the past two years has increased and that the worldwide total now stands at nearly 40 million. The report, titled... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Summarizes Editorials on New Preliminary CDC Data Showing Increase in New AIDS Cases

Several newspapers have published editorials in reaction to new preliminary data released on Monday by the CDC at the 2003 National HIV Prevention Conference in Atlanta showing an increase in new U.S. AIDS cases and the agency's new HIV prevention... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Efforts to Control HIV/AIDS in Kazakhstan Showing Success Despite Increase in Cases Associated With Sexual Transmission

Efforts to control the spread of HIV in Kazakhstan are succeeding despite an increase in the number of cases associated with sexual transmission, according to Valery Chernyavskiy, the country's Global Fund To Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria ... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Please Help: Would ESR Blood Test Showing High Protein be a Sign of ARS

Hi,Just had my blood work test back. WBC seems to be ok but showing high protein in body (ESR Test). Could slight protein build up in blood be a sign of HIV infection.I am scheduling my test for HIV Wednesday so extremely worried and nervous.Best...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThere are many reasons protein levels can be elevated. Blood levels can change for many reasons, the only truly way to know your status is to get tested!Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »

how long before showing signs of hep c

my friend just found out that she has hep c. she had blood work done when she dicovered spots on her stomach,always exhausted, and having a itch sometimes. about how long has she had the hep c. virus???...
Michael Fried, M.D.

Response from Michael Fried, M.D.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
There is no easy way to tell how long someone has had hepatitis C because the infection is usually without symptoms. We often calculate the approximate time of infection by inquiring about potential risk factors such as blood transfusions or... Read more »


Hi Dr Bob,Wrong! (Continue from the title) I consult my FENGSHUI book and selected a date to do my HIV rapid test, which was supposed to be on the Feb 1(any other dates before that is not too good for me), However I got too incredibly anxious after...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello again Bird-Turd-Guy,What do you mean you feel "digested?" Did someone swallow you?I'm going to hold you to your word that these are your last questions! It's important to note that "no bands" is not an... Read more »

Are blood shot eyes a sign of hiv+?

Thank you for helping so many people. Are blood shot eyes a sign of an hiv+, I mean when the eyes become very red and the vains in the eyes start showing more?...
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
Unlikely, and certainly not by themselves. Sounds like allergies to me.MH... Read more »
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4 week 'negative' girlfriend showing extreme symptoms post (my) exposure

Posted by 908320498, 10 Replies
Hi guys,

Firstly - thank you for running such an informative service. I have already posted this on another forum but maybe you - as experts - can help shed some light / further offer some assistance.

Please help me.

45 days ago - whilst traveling... Read more »

HIV/AIDS: Showing Up For Life!

Posted by bradford, 5 Replies
HIV/AIDS: Showing Up For Life!

It was a day just like any other day; I was at work getting set up and ready to get back to work after having lunch. I looked up from my station and while gazing across the salon, I noticed a radiant woman, beautifully... Read more »

Tested negative but still showing symptoms...

Posted by anonymoususer, 2 Replies
Hi all,

I'm a straight female, and I had a risky sexual encounter in November 07. It was with a guy who's HIV status is unknown. I performed unprotected oral sex on him for a short time (he didn't ejaculate) and he performed unprotected oral sex on... Read more »

Is it possible to start showing ARS symptoms 4-5 days after potential exposure???

Posted by dpj, 2 Replies
Is it possible to start showing symptoms 4-5 days after potential exposure??? Read more »