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Hiv And Normal Life Expectancy

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Africans on HIV Drugs Can Expect Normal Life Span -- Study

Ugandans with HIV/AIDS who receive antiretroviral therapy (ARVs) can hope to have a near-normal life expectancy, according to research announced Monday at the 6th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention in... Read more »
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Normal Life Expectancy Seen for North Americans With HIV

People living with HIV in North America who receive antiretroviral therapy have improving -- near normal, in fact -- life expectancy, according to new data presented at IAS 2013. Investigators from the NA-ACCORD presented the results of their... Read more »
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No Excess Death Among HIV-Infected People -- as Long as CD4+ Cell Counts Are Kept Close to Normal

David Wohl, M.D. Life expectancy for people living with HIV has been steadily rising -- approaching, but not quite achieving, that of the uninfected population in most studies. But such data have been limited in that they have tended to look... Read more »
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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 therapy, concurrent... Read more »

Near Normal LIfe Expectancy?

Hello Doctors, again thank you for being there. Near Normal Life Expectancy? If you have contracted HIV at 20 years old, does a near normal life expectancy mean you can live for another 50 years? Near normal life expectancy for a 40 or 50 year...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Yes, a 20 year old with HIV can certainly have a near normal life expectancy. HIV is not curable, but is a treatable and controllable disease like diabetes. That is why we talk about the diabetes paradigm for HIV infection. For both diseases... Read more »

Normal life expectancy?

First, I would like to thank you (like everyone else) for the unbelievable job you do on this site. I'll make my question brief.1. If HIV is a serious but manageable disease (and I believe it is), then why does nobody ever freak out or have...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
People do freak out and see shrinks when they find out that they have diabetes or cancer or a variety of other illnesses. This is not unique to HIV, but common to many serious medical illnesses.I cannot predict life expectancy. But I can say that... Read more »

Normal Life Expectancy?

First, I should tell you that each and every one of the professionals on this site that work so hard to add a voice of reason to an otherwise very confusion situation are worth your weight in gold. Thank you.I am a 40 year old man newly diagnosed...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
I tell my patients who have just been found to have HIV that there IS a chance of a normal life expectancy, and that that chance has been getting greater with each passing year, as the risk of antiretroviral therapy failures has decreased in the... Read more »
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Life Expectancy with HIV

Posted by SaltyWater, 9 Replies
Hi

I was recently diagnosed with HIV some 6/7 weeks ago. While I can accept this illness and try not to let it affect my 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... Read more »

Life Expectancy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Anyone have and idea of what the average life expectancy of some1 infected today would be? I see people on here whe have been pos for about 4 years and have countless problems then there are people that are 20 plus years pos and have little or no... Read more »

Life Expectancy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What is the concensus on this board on the average life expectancy of someone who is newly diagnosed with HIV?

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Life Expectancy for H.I.V.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Does anyone know the life Expectancy for H.I.V.

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