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Hiv Long-term Survival

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Long term survival with AIDS and HIV

Thank you Doctors to making us available this wonderful Website. my Q. is is there any difference between when you start medication the begining of HIV or when it becomes AIDS? Because my friend discovered so late when he become very sick and had...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...of an opportunistic infection health can be restored after initiation of HAART. There is also the expectation of long-term survival as well. If your friend is adherent to therapy he should have a near-normal life expectancy. Read more »

Pain associated with long term treatment of HIV

Dr. Henry,I started having deep aches in all my joints 2 years ago. I have been treated for HIV... Read more »

herpes 2

pls doc u said herpes suppression may may improve long term survival in hiv ppl?does this mean that... Read more »
Articles
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Kidney Transplant Survival Can Be Long-Term for People With HIV

... A Johns Hopkins study finds that HIV-positive kidney transplant recipients could have the same one-year survival rates for themselves and their donor organs as those without HIV, provided certain risk factors for transplant failure are recognized Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

ACT UP Golden Gate Changes Name to Survive AIDS

...followed more than two years of discussion. The new organization will continue "to identify and help solve problems for people with HIV and AIDS in order that they might survive long-term" (from the group's statement to the community explaining... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Survival of Children With HIV in the United States Has Improved Dramatically Since 1990s, New Analysis Shows

...active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). However, limited information has existed about the effectiveness of HAART in improving the survival of children with HIV. The current analysis, published in the Dec. 15 issue of the Journal of Acquired... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Pick Your Poison: Like the Disease They Were Once to Cure, AIDS Cocktails Threaten to Become Chronic, Long-term Killer

...to delay the onset of symptoms of AIDS and temporarily arrest the decline of immune surrogate markers but did not extend the survival time of those who started treatment earlier compared to those who started treatment later. Finally, at the end... Read more »
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long term non progressor

Posted by dean661, 8 Replies
...evidently makes you more suseptible to west nile) My question is how many of you have been given this glimmer of hope titled long term non progressor, only to be dissapointed later when it turns out to not be true. My doctor commented on my lack... Read more »

Encouragement from a long term survivor

Posted by ScotCharles, 6 Replies
...still a vigourous twenty year old with a seeming eternity of life before me. Nevetheless, I offer these simple guidelines for long term survival with HIV -- @ Have your blood and liver tested every three months @ Work with your doctor as a... Read more »

long term non-progressors

Posted by norvasc, 1 Reply
...the states too, the blood was genetically manipulated and no viral load was ever seen. My doctor wanted me to have another HIV test, I have been tested through out these years about eight times and all are positive, I refused. I am due for my... Read more »

Long term survivor

Posted by DAF, 4 Replies
...I am aperson living with AIDS, I have srvived three opertunistic infections. I have known about my status for 22 years and in retrospect I was one of the early Read more »