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Average Life Expectancy For Hiv And Aids

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Life Expectancy in Some People With HIV Exceeds Average

The decision to start treatment is different for every person with HIV and is a conversation best had with his or her doctor. But research consistently finds that one of the benefits of starting HIV treatment as early as possible may be a longer... 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 and other infectious diseases, according to a report released Wednesday by the United Nations... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Blamed for Fall in Life Expectancy in Thailand

For the average Thai, life expectancy has fallen from 70.3 years to 68.9 years, according to a United Nations Human Development Report released yesterday. Lack of access to antiretroviral drugs for Thais with HIV/AIDS is the prime reason Thailand's... Read more »
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Average life expectancy

Greetings,I am a 38 year old HIV + male who has been living with HIV for 16 years. 6 months ago, I started meds (Atripla) for the first time because my t-cell count was between 250-300 for 2 consecutive labs and my cd4% hit 19% for the first time,...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
For a 38 year old HIV+ male on ART with undetectable HIV levels and a CD4 count >> 350 the life expectancy would on the average be measured in decades (one Danish study suggested 30+ years). The presence of other medical problems (cigarette... Read more »

What is the average timeframe of progression of HIV to AIDs related illnesses, even when using antiviral medication?

What is the life expectancy of an individual who has had HIV since 1990 and been on antiviral medication for approximately 3 years? ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Unknown but it is expected to be measured possibly in decades. KH... 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 to ask you.How long can people with HIV live on HAART? - I know there isnt one figure- just wondering if there are ball park figures?Any info would...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
FHello Alan,The clinical course of HIV varies considerably from person to person. Life expectancy with HIV/AIDS depends on many confounding variables, including viral strain, access to and adherence with potent antiretroviral therapy, concurrent... Read more »

Does HIV always turn into Aids (SURVIVAL) (LIFE EXPECTANCY 2008)

Hi Dr Bob,first l would like to say what a great effort you put into the forum, and you are my hero, l am recently Hiv Positive not on meds yet, CD450.... when my cd drops to 350 in the future, and l can take meds well, what are the chances l will...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I've recently addressed your question. See below. I have nothing new to add.Dr. Bobhow many people die from HIV in 2008 (HIV/AIDS SURVIVAL)Sep 6, 2008 Hi Bob, l am recently infected with hiv and and live in Australia, 36 years old and my... Read more »
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Life Expectancy with HIV

Posted by SaltyWater, 9 Replies
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I was recently diagnosed with HIV some 6/7 weeks ago. While I can accept this illness and try not to let it affect my 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... Read more »

Life Expectancy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What is the concensus on this board on the average life expectancy of someone who is newly diagnosed with HIV?

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Life expectancy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
We have a friend who just told us she and her husband are both HIV+, and the husband has AIDS. We cannot find any information regarding their life expectancy. What does the current research on this matter say?

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Life expectancy, cont.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Do yall agree that HIV is becoming more and more a treatable disease like diabetes, where the majority of people who come down with the virus, while never being cured, will be able to be treated to where the virus is contained and never develops... Read more »