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Average Lifespan Of Newly Infected With HIV

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What's the current lifespan prognosis of Newly diagonosed?

With current medical treatments available, what is the current thinking for how long a person has to live if they adhere to their medicine regimines? Does having a strain of the virus with a small amount of resistance shorten this time?...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
The prognosis depends on many factors, such as the viral load, CD4 count, history of prior opportunistic infections or other complications, other medical conditions, HAART regimen, degree of adherence, response to HAART, substance abuse, nutrition,... Read more »

Lifespan and Resistance.

I have a 3 part question. Let me start of by Sayin I tested positive about a year ago. I found out... Read more »

HIV+ Child lifespan estimate?

I keep reading how with current medicines an HIV+ person can experience a normal lifespan. From... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Average Lifespan in Swaziland Plummets to 27 Years

According to a survey released by US Ambassador to Swaziland Gregory Lee-Johnson, the AIDS epidemic will cut life expectancy in the kingdom to 27 years by 2010 unless its government launches a radical campaign against the epidemic. Life expectancy... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South African Lifespans Cut Short by AIDS

South Africa's average life expectancy has declined by 13 years since 1990, from 64 years to 51 years, due to HIV/AIDS, according to a new survey by the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Actuarial Society of South Africa. Estimated life... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Testing Should Be Part of Routine Medical Care; Early Detection Can Lengthen Lifespan, Prevent Spread, Studies Suggest

Voluntary HIV testing should be a routine part of medical care in the United States, and early detection of the disease could add more than a year to the lifespan of HIV-positive patients at a cost comparable to other common screenings, including... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

HIV Superinfection 5% in Newly Infected Gay Men

Dr. Smith and colleagues presented their experience looking for cases of HIV superinfection in the cohort of HIV-positive patients that they followed after identification of primary infection. The topic of superinfection is important for several... Read more »
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Research study for newly infected people living in SF Bay Area

Posted by IRISStheSTUDY
If youre in the San Francisco Bay Area and newly diagnosed with HIV, you may be eligible to participate in research aimed to help people cope with the stress of being newly diagnosed.

Participants are assigned to contribute either by being... Read more »

Newly Infected and Got Numbers---COnfused?

Posted by pozboy2009, 1 Reply
So i finally have all my numbers and granted i have an appointment on friday morning to explain all this to me but wouldn't mind some knowledge beforehand. I dont even know what numbers are important (well i do but i can't tell which ones they are... Read more »

Looking for Newly Infected adults for study

Posted by AcuteStudy
Johns Hopkins Acute and Early Seroconverter Studies (ACES) are looking for people who have been infected within the past year. Our study aims to determine whether an immediate course of one year of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) slows... Read more »

newly infected could possibly have aids

Posted by johnjsteinbeck, 1 Reply
i was recently infected but belive i am an extremely fast progressor. after sero my immune system was basically nil. and it has slowly gotten better.

However i now have early symptomatic signs of hiv. I have recurrent bouts of angular cheiltis,... Read more »