How Long Do Hiv Positive People Live
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HIV-Positive People in Africa Increasingly Seek Support From Groups Founded by Others Living With HIV, Long Island Newsday ReportsHIV-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 »
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University of Chicago HospitalsIn the current era of HIV treatment, 80-85% of people have a response to ART like yours, with full viral suppression and rising CD4 cells. The estimates for long term survival are highest for someone who 'gets it right' with the very... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolDear Zat: Many HIV positive patients are long term survivors; they've been infected for two decades and are still going strong with no end in sight. I imagine that they will live out their normal life expectancy. For them and for many others,... Read more »
Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesHIV is not known to be transmitted to you when your body has contact with the environment. HIV is only known to be transmitted to adults through sex or blood contact (primarily needle-sharing). There are multiple reasons for this, one being that HIV... Read more »
Johns Hopkins University, School of MedicineWithout treatment it takes about 10 years on average for an HIV+ person to develop full-blown AIDS from the time of infection. Once a person has symptoms of AIDS the majority of patients die within 2 years. However, with treatment people can live... Read more »
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Posted by blessed70, 2 RepliesHello,
I have read majority of your blogs and I must say this is a good place to start when you dont have close people to relate with.
Where do I start Since I was diagnosed with HIV I have gone through the 5 stages of loss and grief.
Stage 1. Denial... Read more »
Posted by Nicole_herpes, 4 Replieshow 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 »
Posted by Jambasher, 4 RepliesAnd for anyone interested. Its my first post. Great site, helping probably millions of people. Wonderful work!
This 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... Read more »
Posted by geekboy75, 1 ReplyThis is a shot in the dark but here goes. I am living in Beijing, China and my partner was recently diagnosed HIV positive. CD4 count is hovering around 200. Is there anyone out there who's living with HIV in China (or with an infected partner)?... Read more »
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