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hiv pos singer
Dec 13, 2011

dear doc, going to start ART. can u tell me as a professional singer what kind of opportunistic infections can hamper my singing and what should i do to prevent? is it going to be a very difficult to live with the virus as a singer? how long i am going to live doctor? i am very recently infected, i think so. what should i do to avoid TB and herpes. I live in a place which is TB prevalent with drug resistance. i want to live doctor. i want to live. please help me, please doctor. thank u doctor.

Response from Dr. Henry

In our clinic we follow many entertainers/patients who sing in choirs do well with their HIV treatment so that they can continue their singing activities. The long term prognosis for HIV+ persons with good access to health care including antiretroviral medications is generally good with much variation depending on individual circumstances that can be discussed with your HIV provider. KH



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