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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
...advice about your treatment. This starts with your medical records, which may have to be transferred from another office. When you start working with a new provider, they will probably do a lot of tests to collect "baseline" information. This... Read more »

prognosis for us all (LIFE EXPECTANCY) (PROGNOSIS)

dr. bob,hope the wedding went well! congrats. i wanted to ask you about the prognosis for long... Read more »
The Well Project


...Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins. Scadden D.T. (2003). AIDS-related malignancies. Annual Review of Medicine 54:285. United States Public Health Service & Infectious Diseases Society of America. (2001). Guidelines for the... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...worldwide numbered approximately 21.8 million -- 17.5 million adults and 4.3 million children younger than 15 years. In the United States, an estimated 800,000 to 900,000 people are living with HIV infection. As of December 31, 1999, 733,374... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Viral Load Tests bioMerieux. Different test methods often give different results for the same sample. Because the tests are different, you should stick with the same kind of test to measure your viral load over time. Viral loads are usually reported as copies... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

...and tested in other countries. However, many other countries permit health claims without the kinds of proof required in the United States. The treatment is only available privately, for a short time, or from only one source ; or if it ... Read more »
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National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the U.S. (Finally!)

Posted by TheBody
...years into the epidemic, U.S. government officials have formally unveiled the country's first national strategy for fighting HIV/AIDS within its borders. The strategy aims to establish a coordinated, nationwide effort to reduce new HIV... Read more »


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...Please pardon this simple question but what do you think about infos available at sites like,, or Any truth to these sites? Who Read more »


Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...diagnose the disease, because they don't even have access to an ophthalmoscope -- a tool used by virtually every doctor in the United States during a routine physical exam. As for coinfections, the clinical situation is even worse; diagnostic... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous
...male employees of a sugar estate in Malawi. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 1997;91:567-9. AIDS among persons aged > or=50 years--United States, 1991-1996. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 1998;47:21-7. Dailey P, Hayden D. Viral load assays:... Read more »