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Life Expectancy Of Children With Hiv

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Life Expectancy of HIV+ Children

What is the average life expectancy of a child born HIV+?
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...A child infected with HIV at birth can live a long life if identified early and treated;JLS. Read more »

HIV positive - question about life expectancy (LIFE EXPECTANCY, 2010) (PROGNOSIS, 2010)

I have just had a 5 week test result come back positive.I couldnt get answer from my doc, so wanted... Read more »

How long could I have had HIV? (LIFE EXPECTANCY, 2009)

Hi Dr. Frascino,I am in my mid 20s, and I was recently diagnosed with HIV (it's been about a month... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zimbabwe Dismisses UN Agency's Life Expectancy Projection

...The Ministry of Health and Child Welfare of Zimbabwe dismissed a UN agency's life expectancy projection as the "worst possible scenario" reached only in the absence of any interventions. The UN Children's Fund Progress Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Continued HIV/AIDS Progress Could Lead to Increased Life Expectancy, Population Among Developing Countries, U.N. Report Says

... Life expectancy in developing countries could increase to 69 years by 2050 if the global health community sustains progress in controlling HIV/AIDS Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chicago Tribune Magazine Examines HIV/AIDS Among Children, Adolescents in U.S.

...in Chicago, said it is "unbelievable" that children with HIV now live into adulthood, adding that HIV-positive children had a life expectancy of three to four years in the late 1980s and eight or nine years in 1990. Although the life... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Malawi: 20,000 Malawi Children Get Free AIDS Drugs

...Malawi have HIV, of whom 50,000 need drug treatment. An estimated 14 percent of Malawians are HIV-positive, and AIDS has slashed life expectancy to just 36 years. But Shaba noted that the government has increased the number of birthing centers... Read more »
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children

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...how long can children live with hiv 2 years and 4 years old very worried Read more »

I need some help understanding!

Posted by proxywife, 3 Replies
...take him home and my ex was upset that he could no longer have ramdon encounters. everything i have read so far talks about life expectancy and health concerns for people who are proactive in taking care of themselves, he told me that his levels... Read more »

Life Expectancy with HIV

Posted by SaltyWater, 9 Replies
...life too much, and making sure I go to my appointments on time etc, I'm wanting to know if HIV actually has an impact of your life expectancy? I'm 25 and would love to live to a ripe old age and I'm concerned about this more then anything else ... Read more »

Totally disgusted with child

Posted by Anonymous, 12 Replies
...My daughter has HIV. What a fucken idiot not using protection. now its all a fuckin mess. She's a hateful inconsiderate self centered 25 yr old Read more »