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Can You Die From Hiv

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Living With HIV Not Dying With HIV:

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Living With HIV Not Dying With HIV:

I am a 32yr old GWM living with Hiv for the past eight years i
have tried the drugs with no success and then i went the natural
way and viral load has been... Read more »

Help me, dying ! Is this hiv?

Posted by paranoiafreak, 2 Replies
Doc i am experiencing burning, tingling, numbness of my sole feet and calves sometimes the legs, hands and palms and arms sometimes the upperarms and when i sleep at night, the burning sensation would involve my back, nape and back half of my head... Read more »

has it been proven with tests HIV dies quickly...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
outside the body? How long would it live on someones clothes? Read more »

HIV will die within 20 mins out of body, right?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I heard that HIV in blood or semen cannot survive for more than 20 minutes if it exposes to air and remains on a surface, e.g. table, in a cup.

However, does the amount of the liquid influence the activeness of HIV?
i.e. Will it take more time (more... Read more »

Living with HIV not dying from it.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am living with HIV not dying from it. At first people generally think that it is a death sentence when you are Diagnosed with HIV. WEll I thought that was at first too. But just because my immune system isn't working at its maximun doesn't mean... Read more »
Ask the Experts

how many people die from HIV in 2008 (HIV/AIDS SURVIVAL)

Hi Bob,l am recently infected with hiv and and live in Australia, 36 years old and my hiv specialist told me hardly no one dies of hiv-aids anymore in Australia, he said maybe 10% of pepole with HIV die in 2008 in auz,but people infected in 2008...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey there Aussie Dude (or Dudette?),How many people die from HIV in 2008? Well, if you are asking how many HIV/AIDS-related deaths will occur worldwide (or in the Land Down Under) in 2008, we obviously don't know yet, because it's only... Read more »

Dying with HIV

I appreciate this can be read as a morbid question, but it's something that I have started thinking about in recent months. I am 58 years and have had Hiv for the past 4 years, been on Atripla, have unmeasureable viral load, and am very...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.Firstly, people living with HIV who get tested, get into- and stay in care and have access to HIV medications can and do live normal life times. A really important issue is that as many as 25% of the US HIV+ population... Read more »

dying from hiv

when someone is hiv positive, how along after do they live,even though they know and do not have the right treatment,with the proper diet and exercise,and still do not take the right medication, that is not under the care of a doctor....
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
Average survival in the pre-HAART era was approximately 10 years (range 2-15+) to development of AIDS, then 2 years till death. Alvan Fisher, M.D.... Read more »

friends dying with hiv neg

A friend of mine had sex with a hooker condom broke about 5 years ago; a week or so later after the incident, he started to have a fever then followed by other symptoms. He freaked out and went to have hiv test several times, the last time was...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
OF course, I can not tell you why your friend is sick or if it has anything at all to do with the exposure you describe. They may well not be related at all. HIV tests are excellent at detecting evidence of infection. His doctors can test him now... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bush Administration's Focus on Abstinence, Fidelity "Condemns" African Women to Die of HIV/AIDS, Opinion Piece Says

Although the Bush administration's focus on sexual abstinence and marital fidelity is "well-meaning," it will cause "a lot of unnecessary deaths on the ground in Africa," where many women contract HIV from their husbands, columnist Nicholas Kristof... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas: Fewer Die, but HIV Warrants Concern

Fort Worth's AIDS Outreach Center (AOC), a nonprofit agency, opened in 1986 as a counseling center to help people diagnosed with HIV/AIDS deal with their prognosis. HIV infection, originally thought of as a death sentence, is now often manageable... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study Finds That Married Men Are Less Likely to Die of HIV/AIDS

Research from the University of California, Riverside (UCR) indicated that married men were significantly less likely to die of HIV/AIDS than divorced or single men. UCR sociology professor Augustine Kposowa investigated effects of marital status on... Read more »
Project Inform

New Piece of the Inflammation Puzzle Uncovered; Discovery Describes How Immune Cells Die During HIV Infection

Two separate articles published simultaneously today in Science and Nature magazines further describe our understanding of how and why a large number of CD4 cells die during HIV infection. The results from this research -- conducted by Dr.... Read more »