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Hiv And Aids Related Illnesses

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What is the average timeframe of progression of HIV to AIDs related illnesses, even when using antiviral medication?

What is the life expectancy of an individual who has had HIV since 1990 and been on antiviral medication for approximately 3 years?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Unknown but it is expected to be measured possibly in decades. KH Read more »

Quality of life for long-term HIV+ Persons. What to expect if diagnosed with multple HIV related illnesses?

I have been HIV+ for about 10 years now. Ive been on several different medication regimes, since I... Read more »

HIV and HIV-related sickness

Hi!Thank you for taking the time to answer my question. My boyfriend was diagnosed with HIV on May... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UNAIDS Report Finds New HIV Infections Dropped by 20% Over 10 Years, Deaths From AIDS-Related Illness Dropped by 20% Over 5 Years

...decline of 19 percent over the 3.1 million recorded in" 1999 the report found, according to the news service (11/23). AIDS-related deaths also fell by nearly 20 percent over the past five years, according to a UNAIDS press release . An... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

4,000 South African Teachers Died of AIDS-Related Illnesses in 2004; 12.7% of Teacher Workforce HIV-Positive, Survey Says

...More than 4,000 South African teachers died of HIV/AIDS-related complications in 2004, and 12.7% of the teacher workforce in South Africa -- about 45,000 people -- are HIV-positive, according Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Summarizes Reaction to Mandela's Announcement That Son Died of AIDS-Related Illness

...Former South African President Nelson Mandela's "grief-laden disclosure" that his eldest son had died of AIDS-related complications last week has "won widespread praise" in a country where the HIV/AIDS pandemic is "still shrouded in silence," Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nearly One Million Zimbabwean Children Have Lost One or Both Parents to AIDS-Related Illnesses, UNICEF Official Says

...Nearly one million children in Zimbabwe have lost one or both parents to AIDS-related illnesses, Dr. Festo Kavishe, UNICEF 's representative to Zimbabwe, said in a statement, Zimbabwe's Herald/AllAfrica.com Read more »
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When to Worry?

Posted by JAGuar, 3 Replies
...worried about a sniffle, a weight change, or anything really. It is hard not to freak out about anything that might seem health-related even when my doctor tells me I should not. What are your experiences? Is it all just paranoia? Read more »

Curious

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Can someone compare to subjects for me. I want to know the difference between HIV 10 years ago and HIV now. I don't mean the disease itself, i am talking about progression and treatment. if you were told your Read more »

aids related dimentia..

Posted by AIDS2HIV, 1 Reply
...common anticonvulsant drug improved cognitive function and appeared to restore nerve cells in the brains of patients with HIV-related dementia. The results of the Phase I clinical trial are published in the March issue of the scientific journal... Read more »

I've had EVERY symptom related to HIV so depressed

Posted by Anonymous, 21 Replies
...the past year and I'm hoping to God that it's something else because i'm scared to death to get tested to find out that I'm HIV positive. I've had white tongue, swollen lymph nodes in my throat, diarrhea, abnormal abdominal problems, night... Read more »