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How Long Can A Person Have Hiv Before It Turns Into Aids

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How long can a person live with HIV/AIDS?

What is the longest time that someone has lived with the AIDS virus active in their body? does HIV always turn into AIDS? Is it possible for a person with AIDS or HIV to live a full long life? What is the average life span?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question. At this time, we cannot say what is the longest amount of time a person can live with HIV. This is because there are some people who have been infected for many years (since the epidemic was first Read more »

Is Diaherrea life long for HIV person

Inspite of taking the medicine and hom remedis the Diaherrea problem is not sloved.Is problem will... 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 »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Young People Are "Only Long-Term Solution" to HIV/AIDS Epidemic, Opinion Piece Says

...Young people "represent the hope of overcoming not only HIV/AIDS but also the ignorance and fear that perpetuate disease," Liza Barrie, a UNICEF expert on HIV/AIDS, writes in a Philadelphia Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive People on Long-Term Antiretroviral Treatment Continue to Have Low HIV Viral Loads, Study Finds

... HIV-positive people who take antiretroviral drugs for several years continue to have low HIV viral loads, according to a study published Read more »
Treatment Action Group

White House Summit: Clinton, Shalala, Fleming Host Gathering of AIDS Advocates, Care Givers and People Living with HIV at Day-Long Conference

...On December 6, 1995, the White House held a one-day conference on HIV and AIDS. TAG Policy Director Gregg Gonsalves was one of the three hundred or so invited guests, and one of nine individuals selected Read more »
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Kidney Transplant Survival Can Be Long-Term for People With HIV

... A Johns Hopkins study finds that HIV-positive kidney transplant recipients could have the same one-year survival rates for themselves and their donor organs as those Read more »
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for hiv- people with long lasting symptoms

Posted by Jambasher, 4 Replies
...this but still: There seem to be the rather frequent occasion of people suffering from long lasting symptoms, many related to HIV and still repetitively testing negative. Especially with people complaining of Parasthesias other mild... Read more »

How long should an AIDS infected person wait.....

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I was hoping someone could share with me the appropriate amount of time a person that is AIDS infected should wait before resuming contact with someone who has recieved live vaccinations. I want to make sure Read more »

Would like to meet HIV+ people from Long Island,NY

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I just found out i'm HIV+ and i need help finding a support group close by. I live in suffolk county and am looking for straght/non religious support Read more »

please help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...please answer my questions. I have two questions. The first is how long a person will stay with HIV before he turns to Aids without having treatments. And how long will he stay with HIV if he had treatment Read more »