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Hiv Longevity

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Ask the Experts

Longevity of hiv poz guy

Dr.Bob Hi Dr.Bob I am a gay 44 year old man and have been dating a 27 year old guy for the last 4 months. We haven't had sex yet. We really like each other and just really wanted to get to know each other before we started having sex. Last...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I wish I had an infallible crystal ball to predict the future, but unfortunately I do not. The new drugs are exactly that new! Consequently we don't have long-term experience with them yet. What I can say is that the future looks a lot... Read more »

Longevity of HIV patients

I would like to know how long people with HIV live. Even when on a medication regimen. I have been... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Longevity of AIDS Patients Presents New Risks: U.S.

CDC is marking the 30th anniversary of AIDS this week by calling on Americans to recommit themselves to HIV prevention, testing, and treatment efforts. "Over the last three decades, prevention efforts have helped reduce new infections and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Longevity Gap Lessens for Blacks

The life expectancy gap between U.S. whites and blacks decreased between 1983 and 2003, according to a new study. The researchers cited improved AIDS mortality among factors contributing to the improvement. Between 1993 and 2003, the average life... Read more »
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

New Life-Saver for HIV Patients: Transplants

HIV infection is no longer an automatic reason for denying organ transplantation to patients who are otherwise candidates for the surgery. Since 1989, more than 500 transplants have been performed in patients known to have HIV, according to the... Read more »
Connect With Others

Multivitamin for HIV pozzzes...

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
I read in an HIV magazine in a study of persons with HIV that those on a mega multivitamin regime had a much higher % had greater longevity and better health than those not taking
them (they did have CD4 counts under 200, so for those like myself who... Read more »

HIV Positive -What to Expect?

Posted by DC_Diver, 4 Replies
Hey all newbie here, need some advice. My partner found out he was HIV+ about a year ago (Im HIV- to date). He went on Atripla right away, but other than that, we haven't really "dealt" with this new reality at all. We dont speak about it much... Read more »

Just dignosed HIV+ in the Army

Posted by lkn4u, 14 Replies
Hello all,

I have just been given the news I am HIV+ and I am overseas right now and I guess will be sent back to the states very very soon. I have almost 20 years in service and I am just lost as to what to do and where to go from now on. After... 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 »