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Hiv Prognosis With Haart

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HAART Reduces Incidence and Improves Long-Term Prognosis of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Background It is clear that HIV infection markedly increases the incidence of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. In the era before the advent of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), the more advanced the HIV infection, the greater the increase in the... Read more »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

NINDS Neurological Complications of AIDS Information Page

What Are Neurological Complications of AIDS? Is There Any Treatment? What Is the Prognosis? What Research Is Being Done? Clinical Trials Organizations Related NINDS Publications and Information Publicaciones en EspaƱol Additional resources... Read more »
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Starting HAART: Should 500 Become the New 350?

Table of Contents Resistance to New Antiretroviral Agents Detecting Minor Drug-Resistance Variants Decreased Mortality Among Patients Initiating HAART at CD4+ Cell Count Above 350 Question-and-Answer Session References One of the... Read more »
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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 term med use in relation to life expectancy. i have read quite a bit and it's always very interesting to say the least. i know you can't give...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Dale,Your question is not intrusive or inappropriate in the least! Nor are you putting me on the spot. In fact, I've addressed this topic recently. See below. The reason we can't give a more specific answer is that there are so many... Read more »

Whats the out look on HIV treatment and long-term prognosis?

I am aware that Hiv treatment has improved since the introduction of HAART.However, as a suffer of HIV and although not on medication I have a few questions I require to be answered if possible..1) How toxic are the combinations and are they real...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
The treatment of HIV infection has advanced to the point now that the majority of patients that need therapy can be treated with a regimen that that is extremely well tolerated, often to the degree that no medication side effects are discernable.... Read more »

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
FHello Alan,The clinical course of HIV varies considerably from person to person. Life expectancy with HIV/AIDS depends on many confounding variables, including viral strain, access to and adherence with potent antiretroviral therapy, concurrent... Read more »

Long term prognosis - second opinion

Dear Dr. Pierone: I was diagnosed with HIV in October 2005. I have not yet started meds because my Dr. (Edwin DeJesus in Orlando, FL) does not think it is time. I have the most respect for him and his opinion on HIV. He is the best. My last...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
I share your high opinion of Dr. DeJesus; he is truly one of the best HIV doctors that I have ever met. I share his optimism about the excellent prognosis of HIV infection for people with access to HIV medications, good health habits, and the... Read more »
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HAART in Blood vs. Tissue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Medscape, a physician Web site, published this month a study on "HIV" detection in blood vs. tissue. This highly technical paper basically says in patients taking HAART with no detectable viral load, they found plenty of HIV DNA and RNA in rectal... Read more »

Personal opinion about HAART Treatment

Posted by TwinsDad, 1 Reply
Hi,

I was recently infected and I was wondering for people that have been using HAART, What is your personal opinion about the treatment? How long do you think that we will have to use it? Please, let me know.

Thank you in advance for all your... Read more »

CDC says HAART is to blaim

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
From 1992 through 2000, we observed a total of 7188
deaths, 4870 (68%) during the pre-HAART period, and 2318 (32%) during the HAART period.

Compared with the pre-HAART period, proportions of deaths with the following conditions Deaths from... Read more »

1 in 7 patients given early HAART could manage without it later, researchers estimate

Posted by ashler1977
"14 adult patients who also started a course of ART soon after infection, who subsequently stopped it, and have not had to re-start because they have largely and in eight cases completely maintained undetectable viral loads for at least four years... Read more »