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Hiv Persons Life Span

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Is Diaherrea life long for HIV person

Inspite of taking the medicine and hom remedis the Diaherrea problem is not sloved.Is problem will be life long for thr HIVinfected person and what is solution for it.Please help..thanks.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Chronic loose stools are fairly common in the general population but more common in HIV+ persons. A work up for a cause is recommended to see if there is a specific explanation (such as parasite or other infection, Read more »

Quality of life for long-term HIV+ Persons. What to expect if diagnosed with multple HIV related illnesses?

I have been HIV+ for about 10 years now. Ive been on several different medication regimes, since I... Read more »

Life/Burial Insuranve for Persons With HIV

Where can a person living with HIV obtain life insurance or burial insurance without proejudice? I... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Life Expectancies of People Living With HIV in Virginia, Advancements in HIV Therapy Examined

...Times-Dispatch examined how highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has improved the life expectancies of people living with HIV/AIDS. According to the Times-Dispatch , "The shift to longer life expectancies for people with HIV has... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Insurance Company Prudential to Offer Life Insurance to HIV-Positive People in United Kingdom

... The insurance company Prudential will begin to offer life insurance policies to HIV-positive people in the United Kingdom, London's Daily Telegraph reports. According to the Telegraph , PruProtect -- a partnership between Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Netherlands Insurance Association Recommends Offering Individual Life Insurance to Some HIV-Positive People

..."rare but not unique" to the Netherlands, the AP/ Post reports (AP/ Jerusalem Post , 3/9). Although people living with HIV/AIDS in the United States cannot be denied group life insurance policies through employers or associations, they are... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Finds Improved Life Expectancy for HIV-Positive People Receiving Treatment

... HIV-positive people in wealthy countries using highly active antiretroviral therapy now live an additional 13 years on average, but a large disparity Read more »
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Life Insurance for people who areHIV+

Posted by Anonymous
...is not eligible, including myself, but thank god I already had insurance before I took my first test and was diagnosed with AIDS on November, 2000. I hope this information will help individuals who are concerned about life Insurance. P.S. I... Read more »

Life Expectancy with HIV

Posted by SaltyWater, 9 Replies
...expectancy? I'm 25 and would love to live to a ripe old age and I'm concerned about this more then anything else Before I get people replying saying 'we're not doctors' I'm aware of that and would just be interested to hear what other peoples... Read more »

Life with HIV

Posted by blkshape, 8 Replies
...diagnosed (one month) .Last 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... Read more »

how long to live?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...hi. I'm wonderin what the average life expectancy is for someone in the US living with HIV. I know it differs greatly from body to body but any general ideas? Read more »