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Hiv And Length Of Life

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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
Thank you for your post.Yes, we can greatly improve life span now 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... Read more »

length of hiv in blood

I had surgery in 1975 & 1977 and received blood how worried should I be about having hiv?... Read more »

Unprotected HIV Top (Length of Time Matter?)

Hey Doc.,I was a top for a guy a couple of times both were unprotected clearly I am going to go get... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: Valley Activists Still Fighting -- FACT Continues to Raise Money and Awareness About AIDS

FACT (Fighting AIDS Continuously Together) marks its 25th anniversary this month. The Lehigh Valley non-profit's longevity surprises even board members like Lou James, who recalls that in the late 1980s, some experts were predicting a cure for HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Measures of Sexual Partnerships: Lengths, Gaps, Overlaps and Sexually Transmitted Infection

An important determinant in the overall transmission of sexually transmitted infections is the length of time between partnerships ("gap"). In the current study, the authors described the distribution of gaps, lengths, and overlaps among 1,194... Read more »
U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

A Clinical Guide to Supportive and Palliative Care for HIV/AIDS

Introduction This chapter discusses medical care at the end-of-life, and is organized into four sections, as follows: Dying in the Era of HAART Preparing Patients and Families for Imminent Death Clinical Management of Imminently Dying Patients ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kansas City Star Examines Increasing Life Spans of HIV-Positive U.S. Residents

The Kansas City Star on Monday examined HIV-positive U.S. residents' increasing average life spans, which "def[y] the virus' early image as a quick death sentence" but often "[w]ea[r] out the sympathy and patience of friends as health... Read more »
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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 is the average length someone can live HIV +

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What is the average age that someone can live with HIV? with meds and without...what about AIDS?
Thank you

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ARS symptoms length?

Posted by nonamegirl, 3 Replies
The closer I get to my results date, the more nervous I become.

I was reading through the forum and found this bit stated by vokz, "ARS / seroconversion illness is a short acute illness that lasts a few days. If you were one of the few people who... 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 »