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Can U Live With Hiv But Never Develop AIds

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Generic Antiretrovirals "Best Hope" for People Living With HIV/AIDS in Developing Countries, Opinion Piece Says

"Cheap, safe, generic" antiretroviral drugs are the "best hope" for the millions of people living with HIV/AIDS in developing countries, Clint Trout, associate director of international policy at the AIDS Healthcare Foundation , writes in a ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Millions of Children Living With HIV/AIDS in Developing Countries Need Immediate Access to Treatment, Group Says

There is an immediate need for the provision of antiretroviral therapy developed for children, including smaller pills and combination therapies, as well as enhanced medical training to provide care to HIV-positive children in developing countries,... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Living Longer With HIV/AIDS Includes Developing Chronic Diseases

David Brown, 45, has been beating the odds for 20 years. Diagnosed with HIV in 1990, when he was 25, he had seen many of his friends and one partner lose the battle against AIDS. "I knew that it was a death sentence for me too," Brown says. But... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Information on aids resistant people who test positive for HIV but never develop active AIDS.

I need information on HIV positive people who never develop active aids. Particularly important is the relevance of DNA in aids resistance....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.Since AIDS has only been around for about15-20 years, we cannot say for sure that there are HIV positive people whowill never develop AIDS. The disease hasn't been around long enough to knowwhat will happen... Read more »

Is it possible to take meds and supress HIV and never develop AIDS?

I'm recently diagnosed positive and I have yet to receive my blood results. But if worse comes to worse and I have to take meds, what I want to know is if it's possible for someone to take meds and adhere to it well and live a healthy...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi J and thanks for your post.Let's hope that you're just a worried well and don't have to confront your questions in person.Yes, indeed, medication have come a very long way and it is entirely possible to be adherent to HIV... Read more »

How long can a person live with HIV before getting AIDS?

How long can a person live with HIV before turning to AIDS? Is it possible to never be full blown? I am 51 years old and have had this now for 15 years. My viral load is now undetectable according to Aug of 2005's blood work. I am on Sustiva...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Congratulations on having such a good response to therapy. Although we don't know for sure, many people think that indviduals such as yourself will live the rest of their natural lives without ever developing full blown AIDS, as long as their... Read more »

How long can a person live with HIV/AIDS?

What is the longest time that someone has lived with the AIDS virus active in their body? does HIV always turn into AIDS? Is it possible for a person with AIDS or HIV to live a full long life? What is the average life span?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. At this time, we cannot say what is the longest amount of time a person can live with HIV. This is because there are some people who have been infected for many years (since the epidemic was first recognized in... Read more »
Connect With Others

Media and People Living with HIV and AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
Please could you distribute this notice? Thank you. Kind Regards Jackie

Dear Friends,


Please fill in the online survey at: Read more »

Living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
A week ago as I sat in a doctor's reception room waiting for the results of a liver biopsy, it came to me that since my initial diagnosis twenty-one years ago, I have spent the last two decades attending the end of my days. How many times have I... Read more »

7/9: Staten Island, NY: A Health Living Luncheon for People Living with HIV and AIDS

Posted by bartleby
A Health Living Luncheon for People Living with HIV and AIDS
Monday, July 9
Noon - 3:00pm
514 Bay Street (Soup Kitchen)
Staten Island, NY

Featuring: Blood Pressure Screening, Mental Health Screening, Nutritional Presentation - Eating the right foods,... Read more »

Help develop HIV service - email study

Posted by Anonymous
Dear all,

Please help me by completing a (hopefully thought-provoking) questionnaire and emailing it back to me.

My name is Christiaan Morgan, and I am currently working as a clinical psychologist at a central London sexual health clinic. I am also... Read more »