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

Strategies for Treatment-Experienced HIVersStrategies for Treatment-Experienced HIVers
           
Rollover images to visit our other forums!
  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary


hiv VS aids
Nov 22, 2007

Hello, I have been writing you and no one ever post my questions or even answers me, so please answer this question. Can a person with hiv live there life and with the right medication never get AIDS or is it only a matter of time? Please advise

Response from Dr. Daar

Thank you for your posting and I apologize that you have not been responded to in the past. Yours is a fairly common question to this and other sites and at times it will be answered to one individual with the hope that it will provide guidance for others with similar questions.

In any event, the good news is that the answer to your question is that many, if not most of us in this field believe that the majority of people living with HIV will be able to live long healthy lives without ever developing symptoms of HIV or AIDS. In fact, with the emergence of increasing numbers of medications I feel more optimistic about this every day.

Best, Eric


Previous
Taking a break
Next
discordant responder

  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary


 
 
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