Advertisement
The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
Read Now: TheBodyPRO.com Covers AIDS 2014
   
Ask the Experts About

Hepatitis and HIV CoinfectionHepatitis and HIV Coinfection
           
Rollover images to visit our other forums!
Recent AnswersAsk a Question
  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary


how long can my brother live with aids?
May 27, 2006

My brother is 46 years old. He has been drug free for five years, however, his doctor has just told him he has aids. He already has the symptoms of thrush, nigh sweats, fever, weight loss of about 45 pounds, weakness, low blood volume, and many other problems. How long can we expect him to survive this disease? He is now seeing a great doctor who has him on his medicine. Please answer this question for his family. We are losing our minds with worry for him. Thank you

Response from Dr. McGovern

Please refer any further HIV questions to the HIV forum.

Your brother will do extremely well if he takes his HIV medications -every dose. However, the next six months may be problematic if he develops any other infections. I would just do your best to support him through taking all the medications.



Previous
Postive ab core
Next
chances of relapse

  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary

 Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS


 
Advertisement



Q&A TERMS OF USE

This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.

Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.

Review our complete terms of use and copyright notice.

Powered by ExpertViewpoint

Advertisement