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Sep 20, 2003

Doctor Pierone,

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.

sincerely, Jeff

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

Good luck!



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