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Can You Live A Full Life If You Have Hiv

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I honestly believe that anybody diagnosed with HIV,early in life and recently or in the years to come can live a healthy and full life maybe not to a ripe old age of 85 or 90, but i dont think that 65 or 70 would not be out of the question?? What...
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
I agree. My oldest patient is 79!... Read more »

can i live a full life

dear dr boyle, can i live a full and normal life on the meds? i mean can i live to reach retirement... Read more »

Full blown AIDs life expectancy

I understand that it turns into a matter of getting a person with HIV/AIDs in the correct mental... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

How the ACA Will Affect People Living With HIV/AIDS: Ensuring Full Implementation

Rick Perry Although the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) passage represented a potentially transformative moment in the nation's three-decade-long struggle with AIDS, its promise has yet to be realized. To help lay a foundation for ending AIDS in the... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

A Glass Half Full: Cancer Risk for People Living With HIV

Table of Contents Introduction A Dividing Line: Before and After HAART Apples to Apples AIDS-Defining Cancers The New Frontier: Non-AIDS-Defining Cancers Hodgkin's Lymphoma Oncogenic Viruses The Role of Immune Health Prevention Next... Read more »

Life Expectancy Increases for North Americans Living With HIV

Robert Hogg et al. CROI 2012; abstract 137. Reprinted with permission. Click here to view the full presentation. A 20-year-old, HIV-infected individual on treatment who is living in the U.S. or Canada can reasonably expect to live into his or... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Living in Spite of It All

Editor's Note: "Tales of Survival" is a new feature open to anyone with a personal success story to tell about living with HIV. I'm proud to inaugurate this column with the inspiring story of my dear friend Bil's amazing recovery. Send your tale of... Read more »
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Life is full of happiness!!! Live it to the fulles

Posted by ExWorryWart, 3 Replies
I am here after 4 months...I used to be regular here...worried like crazy..I was diagnosed OCD. 99.9 % of my anxiety was coming from my own googling believe it or not....and also this and many other forums. From that incident...I tested at 4 months... Read more »

Can you work full time through life with hiv/aids?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies

I have been positive for a year with cd4 468 and viral load of 13K. No meds yet. I am only 36. I have been divorced twice with four children and very very large child support obligations. I have talked with my doctors and read about the... Read more »

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 »

Full-blown aids to hiv+

Posted by MsStiletto, 10 Replies
In Dec.2002 I was diagnosed with full-blown aids. I had thrush, neuropathy, CMV colitis & MAC. I had 18 Tcells & Viral load in the millions if thats possible. I now have 346 Tcells & undetectable.
My question is, can I now be considered... Read more »