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
   
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


help
May 31, 2010

Hi Dr, Firstly would like to thank this site and all the Dr's here. My problem is nothing but confusion i got to know that i was HIV 7 months ago and i got my CD4 count 750 and my PVL 110 month and a half ago as till now i dont have any problems but the thought troubles me of how long will i live as i have a lot of responsibility on me for my family and well i have heard with my kind of status its yet a few years to reach for medicens as its very slow is it true also could you tell me if good medicines available in India as india being one of the biggest exporter of HIV drugs wats the life term expected also is it like normal daily life with some precautions. Wat should one take care of most of to b in best of health. I am sure u will be the best of help for me.

thanking you

Response from Dr. Henry

The life expectancy for persons with HIV Infection who are being monitored and have access to effective HIV meds is quite good-in some cases can be similar to life expectancy of general population. I would continue to have your general health and CD4 count monitored. If your CD4 count falls < 400 I would recommend starting HIV meds. Access ti HIV meds in India is variable but good meds can be obtained. I would locate an HIV specialist that you feel comfortable with to follow you in the years ahead.



Previous
Kaletra / Epzicom - Would like holiday from Epzicom
Next
HPV/anal warts

  
  • 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