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How Long Can You Live With Hiv 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 recognized in... Read more »

How long can a person live with HIV before getting AIDS?

How long can a person live with HIV before turning to AIDS? Is it possible to never be full blown?... Read more »

How Long Can I Live With Aids?

Hi! I'm 28 years old and I was detected with Aids. I've started a treatment and I just... Read more »
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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 to participate in a discussion with President... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive People in Africa Increasingly Seek Support From Groups Founded by Others Living With HIV, Long Island Newsday Reports

HIV-positive people in sub-Saharan Africa increasingly are turning to groups founded and run by others living with the virus, rather than the formal health sector and nongovernmental organizations, for support, Long Island Newsday reports. In... Read more »
National AIDS Housing Coalition

The International Declaration on Poverty, Housing Instability and HIV/AIDS

Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and wellbeing of him [or her] self and of his [or her] family, including food, clothing,housing and medical care and necessary social services, and the right to security inthe... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Patients Face Downside of Living Longer

Several unexpected medical conditions among long-term AIDS survivors are challenging the perception the disease is manageable but chronic, according to patients, doctors, and scientists. To date there have been only small, inconclusive studies on... Read more »
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how long do you live with HIV?

Posted by Nicole_herpes, 4 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 STDROmance.com Read more »

How long will He Live?

Posted by reed, 3 Replies
my brother was told he had AIDS in 1995 hes lived a long time but now the doctors have taken ALL meds away from him except morphine to keep him comfortable. my question is this with his CD4's at 0 and a walking skeleton who is almost bed ridden what... Read more »

how long to live?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
hi. I'm wonderin what the average life expectancy is for someone in the US living with HIV. I know it differs greatly from body to body but any general ideas? Read more »