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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »
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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
Anyone have and idea of what the average life expectancy of some1 infected today would be? I see people on here whe have been pos for about 4 years and have countless problems then there are people that are 20 plus years pos and have little or no... Read more »

HIV and immigration OUT of USA

Posted by Dizengoff, 4 Replies
I am HIV+. My life is now over before it even began. All I want is someone to share my life with. I have tried, and cannot get a boyfriend... I have a responsibility to tell them I am positive, and that always scares them off... so I figure I should... Read more »