|youngster with HIV infection
Jun 3, 2007
my doc says that hiv untreated is lethal , but that nowadays, adding the integrase inhibitor, our virus wont bother if we follow therapy as directed. I am starting to think that every time there are more and more survivors.. long term ones... do u see it with your patients? is it true that early diagnosis is a plus? love your work, john, 17 year old with hiv
| Response from Dr. Pierone
Hello and thanks for posting.
It is true that with the advances in antiretroviral therapy, long-term survivors are becoming more and more common and I am seeing this positive trend in my patients as well. Also, making an early diagnosis allows one to intervene before opportunistic infections and complications occur, so this is definitely a plus. The other good news is that advances in antiretroviral therapy, including integrase inhibitors, have improved therapeutic options.
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