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
  Breaking News: FDA Approves Triumeq, New Once-Daily Combination Pill
   
Ask the Experts About

Managing Side Effects of HIV TreatmentManaging Side Effects of HIV Treatment
           
Rollover images to visit our other forums!
Recent AnswersAsk a Question
  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary


new future hiv treatment
Jul 2, 2008

Hi Keith, l recently tested hiv pos and my world is not the same, l am a hetrosexuel man of 37 years old, my life was so happy before my hiv and know l dont know what to do but look up ways we can find a cure or better drugs with less side effects, what do you think will come of the august aids meeting in mexico ??? do you have a insight to any positve treatments that might be a few years away ??? better still when are we going to see a world news flash, scientist have found the cure for hiv, won't that be a great day.. keith you are my idol and l read every post of yours thank you fred

Response from Dr. Henry

There is no cure for HIV on the horizon-that is the bad news (though smart researchers are working on that). The good new is that current drugs available in resource rich areas of the world work very well. hough more drugs are on the way we have many outstanding drug combinations now (many drugs just became available in the last year to add to the list). Most patients can find a simple regimen that they tolerate well and that can control their HIV infection for many decades. The current goal is to suppress HIV completely, achieve a CD4 count > 500, have a near normal life expectancy, experience a high quality long life. Compared to the old days (pre-1996) HIV clinics are full of vital patients doing well and a generally buoyant mood pervasive throughout the clinic staff and patients. Connecting with a good HIV clinic/doc is an important part of the care process. KH



Previous
hiv and herpes and hpv
Next
Mangosteen and Atripla

  
  • 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