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Average Life Span For Hiv

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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 Read more »

How long are we away?

Hi Dr., where is research today in HIV/AIDS? I was diagnosed in december 2007 and my dr. says... Read more »

LIFE SPAN HIV HEP COINFECTION

WHAT IS THE AVERAGE LIFE SPAN OF SOMEONE COINFECTED WITH HEP B AND HIV? Read more »
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FAQs About HIV/AIDS & Life Expectancy

...years? Is there a different life expectancy for people with AIDS-defining illnesses? For frequently asked questions on other HIV/AIDS topics, click here . Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe Has Reduced Life Expectancy, Not Affecting Population Growth, Study Says

... HIV/AIDS has reduced the life expectancy in Zimbabwe, but the country's overall population growth remains unchanged as births continue to outpace deaths, according Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zimbabwean Women Have Lowest Life Expectancy in World, Due in Part to HIV/AIDS, WHO Says

...dropped by two years over a one-year period. BBC correspondents estimate this two-year drop is partly because of the country's HIV/AIDS epidemic ( BBC News , 4/8). According to UNICEF , three infants in Zimbabwe contract HIV hourly, and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Baltimore Sun Examines World Relief's "Choose Life" HIV/AIDS-Prevention Campaign in Mozambique

... The Baltimore Sun on Sunday examined the work of World Relief 's "Choose Life" HIV/AIDS prevention campaign in Mozambique. "Choose Life" focuses on abstinence until marriage as the best way to protect against Read more »
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Life Expectancy with HIV

Posted by SaltyWater, 9 Replies
...Hi 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 Read more »

Life with HIV

Posted by blkshape, 8 Replies
...week , I went for first time to my doctor. The doctor , who is supposed to be a specilits in HIV , told me that A normal life expectancy is 8 years without meds and 8 more with meds. It means to me 16 years of life . I have readt in the body... Read more »

HIV - What do you want out of life?

Posted by Survivor, 7 Replies
I think everyone has a destination. Everyone wants something out of this. Everyone has a purpose. I would like to know from where you were to where you are now, what is it you want? I think it would be very insightful for those "Living With" to... Read more »

whats life like with hiv/aids?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I am a student doing a research paper on how life is like for those recently diagnosed with hiv/aids. Theres questions that i need to ask to someone that is diagnosed with this Read more »