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Does Hiv Cause Death

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Scared!! Long time use of HIV med can cause death?

Good evening Doctor!!! Currently I'm a healthy undetectable lad. The med I've been on for 6 months is complera. Doing extremely well with it. Thankfully. I've re-read some info about my med. Is it true, that over a long period of...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.Seems like you're doing very well on your medications, with no side effects and an undetectable viral load.There's no evidence that taking any of the current HIV medications (assuming that one's engaged in... Read more »

Does AZT cause death to hiv positive

Hi dr im very shocked and confused about the use of AZT as a treatment for hiv positive patient my... Read more »

bad death, horrible death, terrible death etc...

Hey Doctor Bob,I know this isn't really a question for this particular forum but how bad of a... Read more »
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International AIDS Society

New HIV Estimates Confirm That HIV/AIDS Is Still a Leading Cause of Death Worldwide

Geneva -- New global HIV estimates, released this week by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) and the World Health Organization (WHO), underscore the continued severity of the HIV pandemic. An estimated 33.2 million adults and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Leading Cause of Death Among Women Ages 15-44, WHO Study Shows

In follow-up coverage to the WHO's report on women's health , several news outlets examine the impact HIV/AIDS is having on women around the world. "In its first study of women's health, the World Health Organization said yesterday that the AIDS... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Caribbean Leaders Discuss Ways to Stop Spread of HIV/AIDS, Leading Cause of Death Among Young People

Caribbean health officials are conducting a study to determine the economic impact of HIV/AIDS in the region, which has the world's highest infection rate after sub-Saharan Africa, St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Denzil Douglas said on Saturday,... Read more »
UNAIDS

Global HIV Prevalence has Levelled off; AIDS Is Among the Leading Causes of Death Globally and Remains the Primary Cause of Death in Africa

Geneva -- New data show global HIV prevalence -- the percentage of people living with HIV -- has levelled off and that the number of new infections has fallen, in part as a result of the impact of HIV programmes. However, in 2007 33.2 million [30.6... Read more »
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AIDS- 3rd leading cause of death

Posted by Anonymous
AIDS to Be 3rd Leading Cause of Death

The Associated Press

By MARIA CHENG

November 27, 2006

You can't put all your eggs in the abstinence basket

Within the next 25 years, AIDS is set to join heart disease and stroke as the top three causes of death... Read more »

Number ONE cause of Death

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey, isn't it sad in the terror days of anti-retroviral therapy and Junk Science brought to you by the members of AIDS Inc., that the number one cause of death in AIDS patients today is LIVER FAILURE!!!!!!!!!!

Boy isn't that a surprise? I really... Read more »

Scared To Death Of Death

Posted by DaveyBoy, 6 Replies
Being HIV positive has its woes for sure. When I first found out I had HIV (early 90s), all I could think was poor me, I cannot deal with this, what can I do, what do I care to do? I got so depressed and confused. Things got worse and I wound up... Read more »

HIV -Scared to death

Posted by JVJ, 2 Replies
Dear Doc,
I had sex with an escort last night and I am scared to death. I wore condoms that she provided. She did an oral on me with condoms and we had protected sex. When she was on top of me I am scared that her fluid might be on my genitals where... Read more »