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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 infections and other types of infections are significantly... 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 »

What to expect with full blown AIDS 4 CD4 cells, and TB

I have a friend who up to one month ago was relatively a very healthy 32 year old man. He has now... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Thai Prison Officials Propose Amnesty for All Thai Inmates With Full-Blown AIDS

Thailand Correction Department officials today proposed to release the country's hundreds of inmates with AIDS so the prisoners can "spend the last minutes of their lives with their family." The proposed release, part of a broader amnesty plan for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Over 600,000 Zimbabweans Have Full-Blown HIV/AIDS

More than 600,000 Zimbabweans have AIDS, while about 2.1 million others are currently living with HIV, Cabinet member and Minister of Health and Child Welfare Dr. David Parirenyatwa said Friday. An estimated 26 percent of the adult population is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

In South Africa First, Soap Diva to Get Full-Blown AIDS

Nandipha Matabane, a character on the South African soap opera "Isidingo," has been diagnosed HIV-positive and is developing AIDS. The show's producers hope the storyline will help break the stigma surrounding HIV/AIDS in a country where one out of... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

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 »
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My husband's sister has full blown AIDS...

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Subject: Help! I have a situation I need some input on

My husband has a sister who has aids. No one knows he has this sister except me and his parents, but it's not because she
has aids. She was a prostitute and a heroin addict for over 10 years,... Read more »

Is husband full blown?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Hello New to this post... Husband was diagnoised HIV in 95'.
ONly sought treatment a short time which included inhibitors (azt)cocktail. He stopped taking meds in 96'. Now has gone back to Dr. and cd4is @37 viral is extremly high. white count 2.7.... Read more »

My brother in law has full blown AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
My brother in law was diagnosed with HIV about 10 years ago. He is gay. His partner died about 6 years ago. He now has full blown AIDS. He is having seizures, walks with a cane, and has a constant runny nose. He is only 40 years old. My in laws... 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 »