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Will Hiv Show Up In 90 Days

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Housing Works

Humanizing HIV: A Day With HIV Focuses on What's Important -- People

Image courtesy of . All too often, the voices, faces, and needs of people living with HIV/AIDS are silenced or sidelined in favor of those with bigger pockets . This was all-too often the case at the recently past International... Read more »

HIV Day 173: Something Reminds Me That I Have HIV

This video blog is part of the series "My HIV Journey: 13 Months of Videos Following My Diagnosis." Check out a full list of entries in the series . Whether you were recently diagnosed or you have been diagnosed for awhile, the day you found out... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Positively Aware Magazine Announces "A Day With HIV in America" Photo Essay Which Will Illustrate a Day in the Life With HIV

Chicago, Ill. -- To commemorate World AIDS Day, Positively Aware magazine is compiling a photo essay entitled "A Day with HIV in America." On September 21, people from all across the country, both HIV-positive and negative, care providers,... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Will symptoms of HIV show in just days

Hello, your Q and A's are very comforting to me you seem to be a very positive doctor the world needs more of them. My question is would a person see symptoms of HIV within 2 to 2.5 days of contact not just with HIV but with any Sti. And...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Acute HIV infection is the period of time when an HIV infected person is seroconverting; that is, they are mounting an immune response against HIV, developing antibodies that will signify that he or she is HIV antibody positive. At least 80% of... Read more »

Next generation ofHIV Meds 5 days on 2 days off

Hi Dr Keith,l have been hiv positive for over 15 years...l have developed resistance two times to my meds in 15 years... my liver and kidneys are only so so and l am 46 years old... l know a cure for hiv is not on the horizen at the moment, but l...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
If you are in the US or other resource rich countries there are a number of new HIV meds (integrase inhibitors, CCR5 inhibitors, enfuvertide, and 2nd generation protease and NNRTI inhibitors) that are active against resistant virus. In the vast... Read more »

"hiv " scare is affecting me day to day

some months ago I sat next to a discarded needle on a public train. the needle did not go anywhere near injuring me, but the fear of (possibly) catching HIV from something as "stupid" as a discarded needle has me thoroughly checking train...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
It is not obsessive to make sure that since you once saw a discarded needle to insure that every time you sit in public you make certain that there are no used syringes in your vicinity to possibly stick you. This seems a logical and sensible... Read more »

National HIV Testing Day

I heard that there is a day in June that is national HIV testing day. Do you know what day that is, and where you go for tests on that day?Thanks,Jim...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. National HIV Testing Day is June 27th of each year, and is sponsored by the National Association of People with AIDS (NAPWA). The purpose of National HIV Testing Day is to increase awareness for HIV testing. If you... Read more »
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"Escape From HIV Day"

Posted by Choosing2Liv, 8 Replies
Hello Everyone-

Over the past month, my life has been absorbed with hiv testing, hiv education, hiv posting, hiv disclosure, hiv blaming/shaming.... UGH!!! I need a day to escape!

I found myself getting jealous of Char who hung out with nuns last... Read more »

Exposed to HIV 4 days ago & need advice

Posted by jnewt79, 1 Reply
I am trying to be pragmatic about this, but I would be lying if I said I wasn't incredibly distressed. 4 days ago, I met man online for sex. I asked him his status, and he told me he was negative. We kissed a lot (tongue in mouth) and then I gave... Read more »

45 days hiv test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

I had a hiv test p24 antigen test and antibody test, 45 days after exposure, the doctor says that is conclusive. What is your take on this ? Read more »

80 days hiv duo

Posted by dumbmistake, 1 Reply
I got my hiv ag+ab elisa done at 80 days is it conclusive? Read more »