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Hiv And Length Of Life

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AIDS InfoNet

HIV in Prisons and Jails

... HIV and Correctional Settings Health Care in Prisons and Jails Prisoners With HIV Infection HIV Care for Prisoners Improving Your HIV Treatment Risk Factors While Incarcerated What Happens When HIV-Positive Prisoners
Ask the Experts

Longevity of hiv poz guy

Dr.Bob Hi Dr.Bob I am a gay 44 year old man and have been dating a 27 year old guy for the last 4 months. We haven't had sex yet. We really like each other and just really wanted to get to know each other before we started having sex. Last week he...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...10 years ago and I assume (hope) it will look brighter still 10 years hence. With competent, comprehensive and compassionate HIV specialty care and access to the latest therapies, I would predict your boyfriend will die of old age, not HIV. One... Read more »

life length

Hi Dr, well i am from India as to i hear a lot of confusion over HIV as people talk about say that life ends here is it true any more, in an average a person taking care not drinkin,smoking nor into heavy work load and eating normal good food...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...with effective treatments. We can even eliminate the extra risk of dying if we achieve certain goals: especially keeping the HIV viral load undetectable and getting and maintaining the CD4 count above 500. Of course good food and excercise is... Read more »

Longevity of HIV patients

I would like to know how long people with HIV live. Even when on a medication regimen. I have been doing some reading and it has been suggested that upon diagnosis and starting medication, they say 10 years.
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...Nobody has a way of predicting the life span of a person with HIV/AIDS, anymore than we can predict the life span of a person without HIV/AIDS. I have patients in my own practice who have had HIV Read more »

HIV clinicly cured

Hi Dr they say hiv has been clinicly cured is this true ??if your viral load is undetectble and your cd count comes up over 500, does that mean, you are back to normal ???l have no heps and not started treatment but would like to know my future with...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
...Let's be clear, we cannot cure HIV, remove it from the body. A clinical 'cure' in this instance means fully and indefinitely controlling the virus with medications Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Vaccinations and HIV

... What Are Vaccinations? What's Different for People With HIV? Which Vaccinations Are Recommended? HIV-Positive Travelers What Are Vaccinations? Vaccinations, or immunizations, Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...first recognized in 1981 and has since become a major worldwide pandemic. AIDS is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). By leading to the destruction and/or functional impairment of cells of the immune system, notably CD4+ T cells,... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About HIV/AIDS

... What is the difference between HIV and AIDS? How is HIV transmitted? What are the symptoms of HIV? What are the symptoms for AIDS? How long Read more »
Connect With Others

Length HIV lives outside the body?!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
It is impossible for it to live more than a couplr minutes, is this right? Read more »

What are my chances of living a good life?

Posted by TwinsDad, 7 Replies
Hi, I was infected 6 months ago and I was wondering will all the treatment and medicines that we currently have If I will be able to live a good life after all. I would like to hear some real opinions from people that have been infected for a long... Read more »

can you live a normal life without meds if ur HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...can you still live a normal life without meds if ur HIV+? for how long??? Read more »

Attitudes on HIV Drugs Revealed

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...and that preference should be respected. Reference Lenert LA et al. Adverse effects of medications and trade-offs between length of life and quality of life in human immunodeficiency virus infection. American Journal of Medicine: 113,... Read more »