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Mar 8, 2008

how long do you live with h.i.v

Response from Dr. Henry

If a HIV+ person gets treatment before they are sick and has access to high quality care including potent antiretroviral medications then the current goal is to achieve a normal life expectancy (reduce the impact of HIV on health to near zero). That goal appears achievable/possible when patients are on continuous effective treatment with an undetectable HIV level in the blood and have a CD4 count > 500. KH



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