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Hiv Aids In Children Life Expectancy

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Life Expectancy of HIV+ Children

What is the average life expectancy of a child born HIV+?
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...A child infected with HIV at birth can live a long life if identified early and treated;JLS. Read more »

HIV positive - question about life expectancy (LIFE EXPECTANCY, 2010) (PROGNOSIS, 2010)

I have just had a 5 week test result come back positive.I couldnt get answer from my doc, so wanted... Read more »

How long could I have had HIV? (LIFE EXPECTANCY, 2009)

Hi Dr. Frascino,I am in my mid 20s, and I was recently diagnosed with HIV (it's been about a month... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Continued HIV/AIDS Progress Could Lead to Increased Life Expectancy, Population Among Developing Countries, U.N. Report Says

... Life expectancy in developing countries could increase to 69 years by 2050 if the global health community sustains progress in controlling HIV/AIDS Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenya: Shocking Revelations on HIV/AIDS and Deaf Children

...million, 2.5 million Kenyans are already infected with HIV/AIDS. NACC says the most affected are the 15- to 24-year-olds, whose life expectancy has fallen from 65 years to just 45. Back to other CDC news for August 29, 2002 Previous Updates ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zimbabwe Dismisses UN Agency's Life Expectancy Projection

...The Ministry of Health and Child Welfare of Zimbabwe dismissed a UN agency's life expectancy projection as the "worst possible scenario" reached only in the absence of any interventions. The UN Children's Fund Progress Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Progress Stalls on HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean

...significant drop in new HIV infections in the region. Only a 4.8 percent decline was observed and, coupled with the increase in life expectancy, there was a 9 percent increase in people living with HIV during the same period. According to... Read more »
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I need some help understanding!

Posted by proxywife, 3 Replies
...take him home and my ex was upset that he could no longer have ramdon encounters. everything i have read so far talks about life expectancy and health concerns for people who are proactive in taking care of themselves, he told me that his levels... Read more »

Life Expectancy with HIV

Posted by SaltyWater, 9 Replies
...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 »

HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...People believe HIV infection will never happen to them and many still associate HIV/AIDS with gay people. Yet men, women and children of every race and religious or spiritual belief are being infected with HIV every day, all over the world! For... Read more »

children

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...how long can children live with hiv 2 years and 4 years old very worried Read more »