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Will Hiv Eventually Turn Into Aids

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UNAIDS

In Turning the Tide Against HIV/AIDS, Education is Key

Washington -- With more than 40 million people worldwide now estimated to be infected with the HIV/AIDS virus, UN and World Bank officials warned today that education plans to get 115 million boys and girls into primary school by 2015 needed to be... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Uganda: Financial Firms Turn Focus on People Living With HIV/AIDS

The Association of Microfinance Institutions of Uganda (AMFIU) and the National Forum of People Living with HIV/AIDS Networks (NFPLHN) in Uganda have partnered to encourage all Mityana financial institutions to guarantee business loans to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South African Addicts Turn to AIDS Medication to Get High

The KwaZulu-Natal health department warned Wednesday that AIDS patients in Durban are being targeted by thieves who are stealing their Stocrin. The HIV drug is reportedly being crushed, mixed with marijuana, and sold in the townships. "The... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Does HIV always turn into Aids (SURVIVAL) (LIFE EXPECTANCY 2008)

Hi Dr Bob,first l would like to say what a great effort you put into the forum, and you are my hero, l am recently Hiv Positive not on meds yet, CD450.... when my cd drops to 350 in the future, and l can take meds well, what are the chances l will...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I've recently addressed your question. See below. I have nothing new to add.Dr. Bobhow many people die from HIV in 2008 (HIV/AIDS SURVIVAL)Sep 6, 2008 Hi Bob, l am recently infected with hiv and and live in Australia, 36 years old and my... Read more »

Will I get HIV eventually?

My husband has been HIV + since 09/2008....we r still sexually active but use condoms for everything sexually related......I have tested negative since 09/2008..... I was last tested in 08/2010....Iam scared to go get tested again and Iam scared...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Will you eventually get HIV? Not if you continue to use latex condoms properly for all penetrative sexual activity (and the condoms don't fail). Concern about infecting the negative partner is something all magnetic couples need to confront... Read more »

Will genital warts eventually go away without treatment while HIV+ or stay?

I recently found out I am HIV+ and have already started taking medications (Atripla). Now I think I might have genital warts around and maybe in my anus. It's just been feeling itchy around there and when i examined it i noticed wartlike...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
Anal warts will not go away after you start HIV therapy. In fact, the virus that causes warts is HPV and it remains active and troublesome even as CD4 cells increase.Talk to your doctor about getting the warts treated and also have him or her send... Read more »

Do you think that Zerit, Videx, and Crixivan will eventually be removed from the US market?

I am married to a wonderful man who lost a brother to AIDS in 1995, a year before HAART came out. My husband says that at the time of his brother's diagnosis, around 1990 or so, the only two treatments that were available were AZT and ddI,...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The market share for those drugs is small and still shrinking due to problems with those meds (and others) that you mention and the availability of better drugs in US but there are some patients who tolerate and can benefit from one or more of those... Read more »
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i loved him, married him, and eventually got lazy

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I loved him, married him, and eventually got lazy. Now I have the
virus.

It was like a fairy tale. Too good to be true. He had HIV and I
said okay to marriage. We were'nt as careful with protection as
we... Read more »

HIV son's dad starting to make the the turn

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Anger will only destroy the person that is angry. The dust is starting to settle now that its been a few weeks and Im calming down and appreciative of the grace of a few folks here whi have HIV and are gay but maintained grace under fire which I... Read more »

Possibility of Negative at 3 months turning positive later ?

Posted by Niv, 1 Reply
What is the chance of negative hiv test (4th gen cmia) at 3 months into positive later ? High risk heterosexual exposure experiencing ARS like symptom presently .... Sore throat, fatigue, rash, swollen lymph on the neck. I am so confused as many... Read more »

Chances of 40 day negative test turning positive

Posted by Athlete23, 1 Reply
Hi , I took an HIV test after 40 days of exposure I tested negative which I believe is 3rd generation ELISA from Quest Diagnostics. Now I did have protected sex vaginal and anal but when I was having vaginal sex I became soft and had some precum in... Read more »