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Hepatitis Life Expectancy

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Life Expectancy

Given the success of new meds what is the typical life expectancy. I contracted PCP in Dec. 2007 and was hospitalized for a week and another month to really get my strength back. I take Atripla once a day and Bactrim once a day.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Life expectancy estimates involve many factors such as current age, CD4 count, other medical problems (IV drug use, diabetes, heart disease), Read more »

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...several factors including discrimination from somesurgeons, who did not want to operate on HIV-positivepeople. The poor long-term life expectancy for HIV-positivepeople before combination therapy meant thata donor organ would provide fewer years... Read more »
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...measures to control it." Almost 10 percent of the nation's 155 million people are infected with hepatitis, the report said, and life expectancy has declined from 63 to 60 years. The inadequate health care infrastructure facilitates the operation... Read more »
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Hepatitis Question

Posted by Anonymous
...B. (I know this is an HIV board, but I can't find any info on HepB on the web) So to anyone who also has HepB....what is my life expectancy? I know no one has a crystal ball, but does anyone know what the average is? A friend of mine told me that... Read more »

Life Expectancy with HIV

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...life too much, and making sure I go to my appointments on time etc, I'm wanting to know if HIV actually has an impact of your life expectancy? I'm 25 and would love to live to a ripe old age and I'm concerned about this more then anything else ... Read more »

hepatitis window peroid.

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...Does hepatitis have a window period like hiv does? Read more »

Life Expectancy

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...My boy friend and I have recently tested +. We are just beginning meds and are wondering what kind of life expectancy we will have. We are now in our 20's and otherwise pretty healthy. Read more »