Sep 20, 2003
I came back with a posative hiv result in which my only unprotected exposure was about 3-4 years ago. My doc says that so far there is no reason to think that I wont live out my normal lifespan if i take every dose of my pills. I am really scared and dont know what to think, why do they only say 8-10 years why does my doc say the opposite. Where do you stand in this debate? Thank you for you answer.
Response from Dr. Pierone
Hello Jeff, those that say only 8-10 years are wrong. You can live a normal or near-normal lifespan if you take your medications properly.
For a more detailed discussion see this link
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- White Discharge After Oral Sex With No Protection Does It Mean I Have HIV
- Can Chlorine Cause A Vaginal Discharge?
- Does Salt Cure Thrush?
- How Long Does Fluconazole Stay In Your Body?
- What Kind Of Sexually Transmitted Infections Does Doxycycline Monohydrate Treat?
- Does Hiv Cause Penile Burning Sensation?
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.