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HIV-POSITIVE WITHOUT SYMPTOMS

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HIV-POSITIVE WITHOUT SYMPTOMS

Many people who are HIV-positive do not have symptoms of HIV infection. Often people only begin to feel sick when they progress toward AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome). Sometimes people living with HIV go through periods of being sick and then feel fine.

While the virus itself can sometimes cause people to feel sick, most of the severe symptoms and illnesses of HIV disease come from the opportunistic infections that attack a damaged immune system. It is important to remember that some symptoms of HIV infection are similar to symptoms of many other common illnesses, such as the flu, or respiratory or gastrointestinal infections.

EARLY STAGES OF HIV: SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS

As early as 2-4 weeks after exposure to HIV (but up to 3 months later), people can experience an acute illness, often described as “the worst flu ever.” This is called acute retroviral syndrome (ARS), or primary HIV infection, and it’s the body’s natural response to HIV infection. During primary HIV infection, there are higher levels of virus circulating in the blood, which means that people can more easily transmit the virus to others.

Symptoms can include:

  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Rash
  • Night sweats
  • Muscle aches
  • Sore throat
  • Fatigue
  • Swollen lymph nodes
  • Ulcers in the mouth

It is important to remember, however, that not everyone gets ARS when they become infected with HIV. For more information, see NIH’s Acute HIV Infection.

CHRONIC PHASE OR LATENCY: SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS

After the initial infection and seroconversion, the virus becomes less active in the body, although it is still present. During this period, many people do not have any symptoms of HIV infection. This period is called the “chronic” or “latency” phase. This period can last up to 10 years—sometimes longer.

AIDS: SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS

When HIV infection progresses to AIDS, many people begin to suffer from fatigue, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, fever, chills, night sweats, and even wasting syndrome at late stages. Many of the signs and symptoms of AIDS come from opportunistic infections which occur in patients with a damaged immune system. For more information, see NIH’sAIDS.


   

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Dear friends and colleagues,


For every organization, change is inevitable in order for it to adapt with the complexities of the times and for it to grow strong. So it holds true for Asian American Council. Our Council is now revitalized and now known as Asian American Congress. During its inception in 1984, we are known as Asian American Advisory Council as its primary role then was to be an advisory body to NY Police Department. In 2000, we adapted to the changes and became Asian American Council since our role was expanded - not only in an advisory role but more in tune with the growing political and civil issues confronting the society. Thus, we became not geographically limited but became “global” in scope as we joined alliances with other international groups and we have chapters even in Central America. As our role is gradually expanding, we decided to adapt once again and to change for the better and, as of August 2016, we are to be known henceforth as the Asian American Congress.

Although we look forward to the future, we are cognizant of our colorful past such that we cannot move forward without the structure and accomplishments we did in the past. We are continuing to be the advocate of the people especially the voice of Asian American communities. We continue to forge ties and alliances with foreign cities and foster international understanding. We believe in peaceful co-existence, amity and friendship. We believe in the rule of law, civic-mindedness, loyalty to our country and proud of our ethnic heritage. We teach people to be more politically aware, cognizant of their right to self-determination and resolve in making their opinions count. We are, after all, the amalgam of our heritage and American dream.
ASIAN AMERICAN CONGRESS COMMUNICATION DEPT DIRECTOR OSHELL OH
As we are celebrating the 32nd year anniversary of Asian American Congress (formerly Asian American Council), we look forward to doing more good for the community. We will adapt if we need to adapt to modern times but we will not forget our basic aims and principles. We will not forget that we are here to champion the cause of Asian Americans. We are Asian American Congress after all.

Michael S. Limb

Executive Chairman

ASIAN AMERICAN CONGRESS COMMUNICATION DEPT DIRECTOR OSHELL OH

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Honorable Barack Obama

President of the United States of America


Honorable Andrew M. Cuomo

Governor of New York State


Honorable Bill de Blasio 

The Mayor of City of New York


Honorable  Edward P. Mangano

Nassau County, Long Island. County Executive 


Honorable Richard A. Brown

District Attorney Queens County


Honorable James P. O'Neill

Police Commissioner City of New York


Honorable Thomas C. Krumpter

Nassau County Police Commissioner



The Asian American Council

Michael S. Limb

Executive Chairman


*************

Together we can become more

Innovative, Adaptive and Creative

In solving today’s problems

 

AsianAmericanCouncil.org

 

Reception committee Co-Chairmen

The Honorary Advisor

Hon. James F. Brown  Former Mayor of the City of Rome, New York

Hon. Ernest D. Davis  Former Mayor of the City of Mt. Vernon, New York

Hon. Lorenzo Langford  Former Mayor of the City of Atlantic City, New Jersey

Hon. Edolphus Town  Former U.S. Congressman New York, New York

Honorary Member

Hon. Daniel Lewis  Justice of the Supreme Court, State of New York


EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN

Michael S. Limb


Legal Advisory

Tony  Legal Advisor

Joseph Girardi,  Esq. Legal Advisor

Alan Greenberg,  Esq. Legal Advisor

David Ignacio,  Esq. Legal Advisor


Executive Committee

Peter S.X. Liang  Chairman, Central Standing Cmte

Su Lisa Xiu Qing  Chairwoman Chinese Affairs Cmte

James Fan  Co-Chairman Chinese Business Affairs Cmte

Qasim Majeed  Chairman, Event Cmte

Iqbal Mohamed  Chairman, International Affairs Cmte

Youn, Gun Soo  Chairman, Korean Affairs Cmte

Fujimoto Louis, MD  Chairman, Japanese Affairs Cmte

Singh Mahinder  Chairman, Indian Religious Cmte

Tomiko Abe  Chairwoman, Japan Chapter

Charles Lee  Chairman, Korea Chapter

Estrada Gordillo  Chairman, Guatemala Chapter

Oh H. Oshell  Co-Chairman Communication Cmte

Haroom Najaarm  Co-Chairman Pakistan Affairs Cmte

Cha Mun Kwan  Co-Chairman Brooklyn Korean Business Affairs Cmte

Lee Youg Chul  Co-Chairman Queens Business Affairs Cmte

         

 

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