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Hiv And Normal Life Expectancy

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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 to ask you.How long can people with HIV live on HAART? - I know there isnt one figure- just wondering if there are ball park figures?Any info would...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...FHello Alan,The clinical course of HIV varies considerably from person to person. Life expectancy with HIV/AIDS depends on many confounding variables, including viral strain, access to and adherence with potent antiretroviral Read more »

Hiv+ african

I have been on Arv for the past ten years, and presently I am taking Combivir and Kaletra.I have... Read more »

Life with HIV

Hi Doctor, First and foremost thank you for all you and the doctor of the body do for us.I am a... Read more »
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FAQs About HIV/AIDS & Life Expectancy

...and my viral load has usually been low. How long can I expect to live? I recently read an article that claimed an HIVer's life expectancy is about 24 years after infection. Is this true? Do I really only have 10 more years to live? My aunt... Read more »
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Selling Your Life Insurance

...sell a group policy you got as an employee. Have a terminal illness. Usually, a doctor needs to say that you have a limited life expectancy. The more medical problems you document, the higher the bid you may get for your policy. If you have a... Read more »
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Just Diagnosed Frequently Asked Questions

... General Questions | Life Expectancy General Questions I am a straight male who was recently diagnosed with HIV. My viral load is "very high" and my CD4 Read more »
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HIV News & Views, February 25, 2010

...Studies in HIV Treatment-Experienced People (From TheBodyPRO.com) Many People Diagnosed With HIV Today Will Have Normal Life Expectancies, European Studies Find (From aidsmap.com) I'm HIV Positive. Can I Safely Get... Read more »
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Life with HIV

Posted by blkshape, 8 Replies
...week , I went for first time to my doctor. The doctor , who is supposed to be a specilits in HIV , told me that A normal life expectancy is 8 years without meds and 8 more with meds. It means to me 16 years of life . I have readt in the body... 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 and "normal" lifespan

Posted by Blixer, 3 Replies
...called Medical Underwriting: "If you have a medical condition - such as heart disease or diabetes - that might reduce your life expectancy, you may be eligible for Medical Underwriting. Under this provision, you could receive a "rated age,"... Read more »

What to expect

Posted by londonman, 5 Replies
...(the calm before the storm) what are the first symptoms to expect when the next stage of the virus arrives. Also how long of a normal life can you expect before the slog starts. Also maybe a section on here should be for poz people to actually... Read more »