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Quality of life for long-term HIV+ Persons. What to expect if diagnosed with multple HIV related illnesses?

I have been HIV+ for about 10 years now. Ive been on several different medication regimes, since I was first diagnosed, and my counts have all been excellent over the years (CD4 above 400 and Viral load undetectable). Ive also had the same Doctor...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The Side Effect of therapy forum is focused on brief discussions of side effects of specific HIV medication. In general there is continued concern that long term infection with HIV can lead to premature aging and maybe associated Read more »

Re What does it (AIDS and illness) look like??

Hi Dr.Young,I admire all of your answers and advice. Even though I am very happy with my ID DR, I... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Regulations to Improve Access to Investigational Drugs for People With HIV/AIDS, Other Illnesses

...treatments" (Gardner, HealthDay/ U.S. News & World Report , 8/12). Back to other news for August 2009 Search the Newsroom archive This information was reprinted from kff.org with permission from the Henry J. Kaiser Family... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UNAIDS Report Finds New HIV Infections Dropped by 20% Over 10 Years, Deaths From AIDS-Related Illness Dropped by 20% Over 5 Years

... The number of new HIV infections "has dropped by about one-fifth over the past decade but millions of people are still missing out on major progress Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Returning Sick -- HIV, Illness, Death and Migration

... While migration in South Africa is commonly thought of as rural to urban, the number of ill or seriously ill HIV/AIDS patients who return home to the rural Eastern Cape from Cape Town indicates the traffic goes both ways. Patricia Fekema, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Risk of Developing Specific AIDS-Defining Illnesses in Patients Co-Infected With HIV and Hepatitis C Virus With or Without Liver Cirrhosis

...occurrence of different AIDS-defining illnesses (ADIs) and chronic HCV infection or HCV-related liver cirrhosis" in a large cohort of HIV-positive persons in Italy. The study subjects were stratified into two groups: patients without HCV... Read more »
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Think I might have hiv or other illness

Posted by VAmberwaves7, 2 Replies
...and he is the only one I have been with without a condom he said he has been with girls without really been tested for stds or hiv. I have always been tested for hiv and stds of last year and I was clean But Recently I have been having constant... Read more »

could short illness be a symptom of HIV

Posted by Anonymous
...evening they could be almost gone or hardly noticeable.......could this be because your immune system is always on guard due to hiv that other illnesses are handled quickly by your system, i don't know it has been a long yr. and at this point i... Read more »

Is it Possible I never noticed ARS?

Posted by don36
...understanding of whata HIV does to the body. My question is. Could I have not noticed ARS? About 4 to 5 months ago I started feeling bad all of a sudden. First just a general Ill feeling. Than muscle aches and joint pain. I decided to go to the... Read more »

antibodies after seroconversion illness

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Dear everyone, It appears there are a lot of people on this forum who had a low risk exposure, but are only anxious for a HIV infection because they had a flu-like experience with fever. Actually, i'm one of them. I wondered about the following... Read more »