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Hiv Life Expectancy Older Women

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Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

Table of Contents Introduction Older Women: An Overlooked Group What to Do? Older Women Living With HIV Introduction In the US, HIV began mostly as a disease of young men. Today, however, theepidemic affects both women and men of all ages, including older women (age 50and over). While 50 may not seem "old," it is often the age currently used byorganizations that keep track of health-related statistics (e.g., the US Centersfor...
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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 »

hiv in older patients

someone who is hiv in their 50's--can they expect to live into their 70's...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
The short answer is yes. Survival with HIV has been steadily improving since we have developed more effective therapy in the mid-1990s. While there is still a slightly higher risk of dying after several years of infection, that gap is getting... Read more »

Life expectancy for rest of us

I understand life expectancy for someone age 25 with HIV could be 30-40 years with today's meds. What about someone like me or others that contracted HIV at age 53 and have always been healthy. Any thought on us a little older who contract...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
That is a more difficult question to answer. I would suspect that as long as you are able to achieve virologic suppression on a regimen of some sort, the benefit could be almost as good. The difference might be that the immune system is a bit... Read more »

Life Expectancy, Knee Replacement and Lowering t-cell %

Hi Dr. Wohl:This is a three part/topic question. First, what is the average life span expectancy for men these days who are HIV+, on meds, and have stayed undetectable for a long period of time (in my case, 16 years undectable).Second, from doing...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Dear JC,Life expectancy for people living with HIV has been rising and most can expect to live for decades with HIV. Each case is different and factors such as lowest CD4 cell count, HCV co-infection and the usual suspects (smoking, heavy drinking,... Read more »
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getting older and living with HIV

Posted by nanma3, 4 Replies
I hit 50 years old last year and it has scared me to death cause I am afraid how getting older and having hiv will mix. I would like to know how some older women are dealing with it, I have been positive for 18+ years . My health is good so far.... Read more »

HIV + Men And Women 35 and older $50 paid study- Baltimore

Posted by HENNEHIVSTUDY
We are conducting a
RESEARCH STUDY
to understand motivations around
participating in clinical research trials.

Participants must be:
Women or Men who have sex with men 35 or older; and
HIV positive.



The study will take place in Baltimore on

Thursday... Read more »

HIV + Men And Women 35 and older $50 paid study

Posted by HENNEHIVSTUDY
BALTIMORE!!

We are conducting a
RESEARCH STUDY
to understand motivations around
participating in clinical research trials.

Participants must be:
Women or Men who have sex with men 35 or older; and
HIV positive.



The study will take place in Baltimore on Read more »

HIV + Men And Women 35 and older $50 paid study

Posted by HENNEHIVSTUDY
BALTIMORE!!

We are conducting a
RESEARCH STUDY
to understand motivations around
participating in clinical research trials.

Participants must be:
Women or Men who have sex with men 35 or older; and
HIV positive.



The study will take place in Baltimore on Read more »