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Average Years A Person Lives With Hiv

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24 Year Average

Hello,I was just reading that on average a person who has contracted hiv's life expectancy is 24 years. I was thinking about Dr. Bob. He only made it 20 years. I don't understand why with all of the medical advances that people are still...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.I won't delve into Bob's untimely passing in any detail here (it's detailed elsewhere on our site), but Bob did not die an AIDS death. He died of a type of infection that sadly claims people across an... Read more »

how long can a person live if they are HIV +??

Hello-We just found out a few months ago that my sister is HIV positive, what is the statistics on... Read more »

Labs versus 10 years average till HIV becomes symptomatic

Dr. Holodniy,Just read a response in which you indicated to someone who received their first labs... Read more »
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New Yorkers Living Longer Than U.S. Average; Officials Cite Expanded HIV Testing and Treatment as Main Factor

While moving to New York City may not automatically increase your life expectancy, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that New Yorkers, on average, are living longer than ever before, and longer than people anywhere else in the country. A chief... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive People in United Kingdom Experience Significant Decreases in Average Income as Result of Diagnosis, Report Says

People living with HIV/AIDS in the United Kingdom face living in poverty because of their HIV-positive diagnosis, according to a recently released report by the not-for-profit organizations Crusaid and the Terrence Higgins Trust , BBC News ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Perceptions of Health Care Among Persons Living With HIV/AIDS Who Are Not Receiving Antiretroviral Medications

Combination antiretroviral medications have revolutionized the medical management of HIV infection, improving health and extending the lives of many people living with HIV/AIDS. However, antiretrovirals are only available in some of the most... Read more »
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Mothers Living With HIV: Setting Personal Goals and Improving Family Life

Many mothers with adolescent children find managing their families to be challenging, and, at times, even difficult and frustrating. Yet adolescent children need support and guidance in the final period before they go out on their own. Mothers... Read more »
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What is the average length someone can live HIV +

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What is the average age that someone can live with HIV? with meds and without...what about AIDS?
Thank you

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Baby-boomers living with HIV

Posted by Mondo, 6 Replies
Baby-boomers living with HIV

We lived through the fifties and sixties, with reminders from our parents to appreciate the things that they never had in the depression or during the war years. We survived the threat of nuclear war, free love, some... Read more »

Positive Singles, New Totally FREE HIV dating and HIV Personals Site.

Posted by PozGays
http://www.PositiveFishes.com was built since 2001 and now has been 12 years. It has more than 687000 members who live with HIV/HSV/HPV or other STDs.And members are from US, Canada, Australia, Germany, Spain,France,Italy,United Kingdom,... Read more »

Living well with HIV

Posted by LondonLad, 5 Replies
I am new to these messageboards and happened to venture on here as I am due to start my meds in the next week or so. Its something that is worrying me a little but I know friends who have been at this milestone before and look back and wonder what... Read more »