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chance of getting aids almost zero?

Dear Doctor Young,First of all I want to thank you and and your collegues for this fantastic site!When I found out I was diagnosed HIV positive I was devastated. I thought: 'This is the end of me, I've lost everything, will I see my children grow...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Rocky Mountain CARES
Dear Dutch guy,Thanks for your post and nice words.If you read my other replies on the Forum, you'll know that I'm in agreement with your doctor.Assuming that a few things go right and that your willing to take medications when they're needed,... 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 »

ARVs and getting to the AIDS state

Will a person who starts using ARVs while living with HIV eventually get to AIDS state? Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: Internet Underused in Getting Word Out About HIV/AIDS

...friendship and for sexual encounters. Men who have sex with men (MSM) are increasingly meeting online -- posing a challenge to HIV/AIDS outreach workers accustomed to presenting prevention messages in person. Though it has not previously had a... Read more »
Project Inform

In California, ADAP Gets a Boost -- but HIV/AIDS Advocates Push for More Help

...for California's AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) in his 2010 budget proposal released today. ADAP assures access to anti-HIV medications for over 35,000 uninsured and underinsured Californians who can't otherwise afford them. "By providing... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Dutchess Gets Cash to Help HIV/AIDS Patients

...grant. "This additional funding will help us to continue to enhance and develop necessary services to help all those impacted by HIV/AIDS," said Steinhaus. Blacks account for a disproportionate 46 percent of local HIV cases, compared to 28... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Seniors Getting AIDS -- and No One Is Talking About It

...Health Canada, 11.5 percent of the reported cases in 2001 involved those 50 years or older. Dr. Anne-Marie Zajdlik, a regional HIV specialist who practices in Guelph, said she has more than 10 patients older than 65 who are HIV-positive. In the... Read more »
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whats my chance of getting AIDS by giving oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...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 miserable feeling ever, last 3 weeks felt like hell, no more high risk behavior for... Read more »

HIV/AIDS related kidney problems...

Posted by alexzander, 2 Replies
...i have a question and was wondering if ANYONE out there knew even a little bit....people who are HIV+ (i myself have AIDS) but is it common to see tons of reoccuring kidney infections?! i mean these have been going on for months Read more »

Have I Gone from HIV to AIDS? HELP!!!!

Posted by CLT, 4 Replies
...a prescription for Atripla. Thank GOD I have good insurance and will be able to afford the drugs. Questions? Do I now have AIDS? Will things be instantly better once I start meds this weekend? Anyone out there on Atripla who has NEVER been on... Read more »

New HIV/AIDS Community Website

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Greetings, We have started a new HIV/AIDS website. We currently have the ability for users to add blogs, post information that is of use to the community and hiv Read more »