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

...negative long-term health related problems that an HIV+ person might encounter, especially if HIV+ begin encountering several HIV related illnesses combined.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The Side Effect of therapy forum is focused on brief discussions of side effects of specific HIV medication. In general there is continued concern that long term infection with HIV can lead to premature aging and maybe associated Read more »

HIV and HIV-related sickness

Hi!Thank you for taking the time to answer my question. My boyfriend was diagnosed with HIV on May... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UNAIDS Report Finds New HIV Infections Dropped by 20% Over 10 Years, Deaths From AIDS-Related Illness Dropped by 20% Over 5 Years

...the past five years, according to a UNAIDS press release . An estimated 1.8 million people worldwide died from AIDS-related illnesses in 2009 compared to the roughly 2.1 million that died of similar causes in 2004, the release states (11/23). ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

4,000 South African Teachers Died of AIDS-Related Illnesses in 2004; 12.7% of Teacher Workforce HIV-Positive, Survey Says

...About 83% of the teachers agreed to undergo HIV testing, according to Shisana. The researchers found that HIV/AIDS-related illnesses cause low morale and high rates of absenteeism among teachers, and about 10,000 of the 45,000 HIV-positive... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Summarizes Reaction to Mandela's Announcement That Son Died of AIDS-Related Illness

...died of AIDS," adding, "Let us give publicity to HIV/AIDS and not hide it because the only way to make it appear like a normal illness, like TB, like cancer, is always to come out and say somebody has died because of HIV/AIDS, and people will... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nearly One Million Zimbabwean Children Have Lost One or Both Parents to AIDS-Related Illnesses, UNICEF Official Says

...Nearly one million children in Zimbabwe have lost one or both parents to AIDS-related illnesses, Dr. Festo Kavishe, UNICEF 's representative to Zimbabwe, said in a statement, Zimbabwe's Herald/AllAfrica.com reports. Read more »
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And yet another question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...an HIV+ 4-year old kid live a healthy life without taking meds?? If this kid was HIV+, would he have already started to have HIV related illnesses? Read more »

Question about symptoms and about aids charities

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I had what some would say is a low-risk exposure a couple months ago. I performed oral-sex on a gay man of unknown hiv status. i was sick at the time with a bad throat infection and bronchitis. but, still, i have been told that the chances are Read more »

Need a friend

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Hi all, I am a 30yr old male looking for a friend to chat with. I have been poz for 10 yrs w/out any opp. infections or meds. However, I do get depressed sometimes because I do not know anyone who is poz. I am in a long-time monogamous... Read more »

ARS symptoms clarification

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I hear that 85-90% of people get symptoms if they are infected. Most common are fever and/or rash accomanied by some other symptoms. Is this true. Has anyone heard of cases where there are isolated symptoms. Sore Throat? Read more »