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Who Gets AIDS

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ARVs and getting to the AIDS state

Will a person who starts using ARVs while living with HIV eventually get to AIDS state?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
In general, no. BY... Read more »

How long can a person live with HIV before getting AIDS?

How long can a person live with HIV before turning to AIDS? Is it possible to never be full blown?... Read more »

Getting AIDS from Insect bites???

My friend and I were discussing whether or not you could contract AIDS or HIV from pubic lice or... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Indiana: More Young People Getting AIDS

Spontaneous spring break encounters lead to an upswing in college-age visitors to the Muncie-based Open Door Community Service's HIV/AIDS program. "When people are partying and having a good time they let their guard down," explains Kim Wheat, ODC's... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania Hospital Gets AIDS Grant

Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh has been awarded a $1.05 million grant by the Department of Health and Human Services to provide early treatment for people living with HIV/AIDS. Allegheny General is one of 27 health care facilities in the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

With 1,500 Infected Each Day, South Africa Gets AIDS Plan

South Africa today launched its National Strategic Plan, which intends to cut new HIV infections by 50 percent and bring treatment and support to at least 80 percent of HIV-positive people by 2011. Women will be a key focus: The new plan aims to... Read more »
AIDS United

Election 2012: Getting the HIV/AIDS Community to Vote

It's no secret that the HIV/AIDS community has a great deal at stake in the 2012 elections. The people elected to office at the state and federal levels will cast votes, debate policies, and move legislation that could result in increases or losses... Read more »
Connect With Others

whats my chance of getting AIDS by giving oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
About 3 weeks ago I gave oral sex to a sex worker in China. It lasted for about 1-2 minutes and I didn't feel any cuts in my mouth. What would be the possibility of me contracting AIDS this way assuming if she was HIV positive?

This is the most... Read more »

AIDS anxiety and getting tested

Posted by Anonymous
Anyone who thinks they may be HIV positive should get tested.
In 1988, when the virus was killing many, I developed a condition entitled "AIDS ANXIETY".
This condition can literally drive you nuts! Checking yourself constantly for symptoms, Going... Read more »

Getting tested together first. Getting tested now.

Posted by don
Both you and your potential sex partner can get tested together first
before beginning the sexual component of the relationship.
The strategy reduces a great deal of ambiguity.

You, yourself can get tested today, now. Test results reduce ambiguity
and... Read more »

Getting an understanding of HIV

Posted by Mssimone, 2 Replies
Well like I said before I was just diagnoised.

Im trying to get an understanding of the whole hiv/aids.

The question that im going to ask might make you mad but its a question that I just sit and think about wondering if someone else is thinking it... Read more »