Full Blown Aids Life Expectancy

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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 »

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