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Hiv Persons Life Span

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life span of a person

How long has any one person lived with HIV? ...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
I don't know the exact answer to that question. However, I do know that there are some long term survivors (usually refered to as non-progressors), who have been HIV+ for years and have not become ill, even without treatment. Since the epidemic... Read more »

Life span with infection of both types(HIV 1 and 2).

Consider a person who is infected with both HIV virus types (1 and 2 ) or only with HIV-2 .As most... Read more »

Life span with HIV-2

If some body is HIV positive in year Nov, 2010 with HIV-2 virus type , What can be his probable... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kansas City Star Examines Increasing Life Spans of HIV-Positive U.S. Residents

The Kansas City Star on Monday examined HIV-positive U.S. residents' increasing average life spans, which "def[y] the virus' early image as a quick death sentence" but often "[w]ea[r] out the sympathy and patience of friends as health... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Reduces Zambians' Life Span

Zambians' average life expectancy has drastically fallen from 43 years in 1996 to 37 years today due to the high incidence of disease, particularly HIV/AIDS, according to a UN report. The incidence of TB has jumped from 100 cases per 100,000... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Africa: Sub-Saharan Life Span Down by Five Years

A World Bank report, Disease and Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa , released at the Cape Town Book Fair on Sunday said one in six African children die before reaching their fifth birthday from preventable and treatable diseases. Eduard Bos, World... Read more »
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hiv positive and life span

Posted by optiplex, 1 Reply
Sorry to ask stupid question but there is lot of ambiguity about the results. Recent studies have shown some dramatic outcomes. Now they are claiming that person can live average life span but how many have seen hiv positive living more than thirty... Read more »

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Life with HIV

Posted by blkshape, 8 Replies
Hello

Thank you for reading my post .

I am a newly 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... Read more »