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Can You Live A Full Life If You Have Hiv

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Full blown AIDs life expectancy

I understand that it turns into a matter of getting a person with HIV/AIDs in the correct mental state so they are able to cope and take their medication faithfully. Is it possible for someone with full blown AIDs to live a long life (i.e. life...
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
...Certainly 5 years and with many cases much longer if HIV meds are taken as directed and you have a good therapeutic response. Once the CD4 count is > 200, the risks of opportunistic Read more »

Life expectancy of someone with untreated full blown aids

If a person was diagnosed with full blown aids in 2000 and stopped meds in 2001, what's the... Read more »

Exercise/Career Question

Hi Nelson!I am currently HIV negative, but I do have close friends with HIV and thus it has... Read more »
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Couples With Mixed HIV Status

...how well it works. There is no cure for AIDS and ART won't get rid of HIV infection, but it can help you live a full, healthy life. ART can also make it very unlikely that you will pass HIV infection to your partner. If you maintain an... Read more »
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About 110 People Get Infected With HIV in Russia Daily

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Jesse Jackson Urges Awareness in Fight Against HIV/AIDS

...until we are all safe." Fighting the epidemic requires early detection, appropriate treatment, and modifying one's behavior and lifestyle, Jackson said. "The first step is to overcome fear" he said, and the second step is to get tested. The... Read more »
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Can you work full time through life with hiv/aids?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...four children and very very large child support obligations. I have talked with my doctors and read about the prognosis of hiv this day and age and can live a fairly normal life. But also read about people on disability and not working. So... Read more »

Trying to keep me from posting

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Aint't gonna work too well. The desperate measures taken by the AIDS CULT are really funny!!The AID$ profit boat is sinking are you gonna stay on or get off? Read more »

Staying strong

Posted by uncertain, 5 Replies
...Can someone please help me get a better outlook on my newly diagnosed HIV? 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 »