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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 Read more »

long term effect of HIV meds

What are the long term effect of HIV treatment on the liver, body and how long can one live with... Read more »
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Terri Wilder

Eight Characteristics of Long-Term Survivors of HIV/AIDS

...Atlanta for people living with HIV. I love doing this workshop and think that it is a valuable guide for people on living a long life with HIV. At THRIVE! I do a workshop called "THRIVING with HIV." It is based on a 1987 research study... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AP/Long Island Newsday Profiles Effort to Address HIV/AIDS Through Community Development in Kenya

... The AP/Long Island Newsday on Sunday examined the efforts of a mother-daughter team to reduce HIV/AIDS through community development in Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS in Mozambique Threatens to Undermine Country's Long-Term Economic Growth, IMF Official Says

... HIV/AIDS in Mozambique poses a growing threat to the country's long-term economic development, and the government must increase efforts to fight the epidemic, International Monetary Fund resident Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

POZ Publishes Articles on Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Long-Distance Truck Drivers in U.S.

... POZ in its March issue published two articles on National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and HIV/AIDS among long-distance truck drivers in the U.S. Summaries appear below. " Native Soul ": The article examines the HIV/AIDS situation among Read more »
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how long do you live with HIV?

Posted by Nicole_herpes, 3 Replies
...how long do you live with HIV? I am 1 month. I am feel alone after i know it. But i i just find friends at HIV dating site, such asn Read more »

for hiv- people with long lasting symptoms

Posted by Jambasher, 4 Replies
...course of HIV are sometimes present early. Also with Palmar erythema, which would extremely rarely present it self in an early HIV infection One aspect here is that most of the problems caused by the virus are though to be caused by the virus... Read more »

How long have I had HIV?

Posted by redbull, 1 Reply
...Do your #'s necessarily dictate how long you have had HIV? When I was diagnosed in 5/09 my cd4 was 94 and my VL was 400K. After being on atripla for 2 1/2 months my Read more »

long time without hiv medication but ignored in sw

Posted by thriller, 2 Replies
...still without meds, I feel ignored by the hospitals in sweden where I live. My levels of cd4 and virus have been steadey for a long time and since -99 -00 they went down after an operation for overweight Gastric banding. Life got off track for... Read more »