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Can Someone Live A Whole Life With Hiv

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Dr. Brian, i also got my wife tested. Please answer, i am losing my mind and whole life.

Dr. Brian, thanks for your advice. You are a great person, helping lot of normal people. I am quite convinced now about the analpram and elidel. I took my wife to the hospital here and got a HIV antibody test and her result is negative. Me and my...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
For a whole number of reasons, you seem to be obessesd with asking me the same question a number of times regarding the HIV testing issue. I think I have told you quite clearly that your negativeHIV test result is quite reliable. You need to... Read more »

I feel like my whole world went down

Dear Bob, Im a student from Europe, who currently study in USA.This time was supposed to be the best time of my life but how wrong I was. In December last year, back home in Europe I had an encounter with my destiny, I was cleaning after an HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello DA,First off, are you certain you are really HIV-positive? The test should be repeated to see if it might have been a "false" positive. The reason I say this is that contracting the virus from the activity you described would be... Read more »

Whole HIV when VL is 100k???

How many live free floating intact HIV are in the blood when the VL is 100,000. I read somewhere that it only represents "10" whole free floating HIV? thanks... ps: if you can point me to an article on this also....
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
The answer is somewhat theoretical and somewhat from data. Based on electron microscopy, RNA quantitation, and viral culture, it is estimated that of circulating viral particles about 1 in 1000 are infectious.... Read more »

Is it really true HIV+ people can live normal life spans? How quickly do they need to be treated?

I will start by admitting my paranoia. I'm terrified to be tested for HIV. I am 30 years old and I have been happily married for 5 years. I have been sexually active since the age 16 and have not always practiced safe sex. Although I have...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
This is not really a hepatitis question. However, the treatment of HIV now is much like diabetes or hypertension. If treated appropriately, and reasonably early the expectation is that people should live almost normal life spans. If you are worried... Read more »
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can you live a normal life without meds if ur HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
can you live a normal life without medicines if your HIV+??? How long can live without these medicines? Read more »

You spend your whole life looking for someone

Posted by rainbowhisperer, 4 Replies
You Spend Your Whole Life Looking For Someone....

You go to kindegarden and you get your first peck on the cheek. You get your first shove from that certain someone.You get your feelings hurt and you cry, Or you go home and cry to your Mom. You get... Read more »

MY MONDAY THOUGHTS FOR THE WHOLE WEEKEND

Posted by Brave43
WELL AS YA`LL KNOW THAT LIVING WITH HIV CAN HAVE THEIR CHALLENGES THAT HAVE YOUR MINDS SPINNING AROUND AND AROUND SO THIS WHEN I WENT TO CHURCH MY MIND WAS WHAT THEY CALLED A ROLLER COASTER OR ON THE OTHER HAND I WAS CONFUSED ABOUT HOW I WAS GOING... Read more »

a whole new chapter...

Posted by still_here, 1 Reply
heck, it's a whole new book. 5yrs ago i was diagnosed with a VL of 86,000 & my CD4 230. i was started on Sustiva & Truvada immediately & a few months later switched to Atripla. my response was quite favorable & went undetectable... Read more »