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How Long Do Hiv Positive People Live

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Is Diaherrea life long for HIV person

Inspite of taking the medicine and hom remedis the Diaherrea problem is not sloved.Is problem will be life long for thr HIVinfected person and what is solution for it.Please help..thanks.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Chronic loose stools are fairly common in the general population but more common in HIV+ persons. A work up for a cause is recommended to see if there is a specific explanation (such as parasite or other infection, lactose Read more »

How long are people living with HIV, IF DETECTED EARLY AND THEY ARE TAKING MEDS AS PRESCRIBED?

hi Dr.Sherer, how long does the average person live who is living with HIV if he /she was... 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 »
Articles
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

...and run by others living with the virus, rather than the formal health sector and nongovernmental organizations, for support, Long Island Newsday reports. In 2001, there was one support group in Ghana, compared with almost 200 currently. In... Read more »
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

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

...controlling certain negative risk factors such as advanced organ donor age, deceased-donor kidneys (vs. live-donor kidneys) and long cold ischemic times (the time the kidney is without blood flow before transplant). Other researchers who... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

..."extremely important that new" HIV treatments that eradicate the virus are developed because the "side effects associated with long-term HIV treatment" with available antiretrovirals "can be severe." Keith Alcorn of the HIV/AIDS information group... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...not know what HIV is or how it is transmitted. "In the absence of a vaccine or cure [for AIDS], young people embody the only long-term solution" to the disease, Barrie says, adding that the "course of the epidemic will be driven largely by the... Read more »
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for hiv- people with long lasting symptoms

Posted by Jambasher, 4 Replies
...is maybe not the right place to do 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... 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 »

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

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...before resuming contact with someone who has recieved live vaccinations. I want to make sure my father-in-law stays healthy as long as possible and that I'm not putting him at risk by having my recently vaccinated children around him. Thanks... Read more »

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 »