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How Long Do You Live After Diagnosed With AIDS

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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 was first diagnosed, and my counts have all been excellent over the years (CD4 above 400 and Viral load undetectable). Ive also had the same Doctor...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...forum is focused on brief discussions of side effects of specific HIV medication. In general there is continued concern that long term infection with HIV can lead to premature aging and maybe associated with a wide range of conditions which... Read more »

Diagnosed with AIDS & pnuemona lifespan?

My boyfriend is 26 years and he was just diagnosed with AIDs after developing pneumonia. He has... Read more »

AIDS to HIV - CD4 Count

I just found out my brother was diagnosed with AIDS last year. He was admitted to the hospital... Read more »
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From Me to You: Tips on Dealing With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...and and gather strength from people living with HIV. Download Audio Jack Mackenroth, New York City, diagnosed in 1990 I would definitely say, first of all, take a deep breath. Don't freak out too much. There's a lot of... Read more »
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FAQs About HIV/AIDS & Life Expectancy

... The Basics | Diagnosed Over 40 | AIDS Diagnosis The Basics My partner was diagnosed with HIV about three years ago. He is in his 20s, strictly Read more »
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Tips on Dealing With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...HIV/AIDS field, have shared experiences and advice in response to the question: What Would You Say to Someone Who's Just Been Diagnosed With HIV? Read on for samplings of wisdom from a diverse range of men in our community. Gary,... Read more »
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Hiv-diagnosis about two months ago

Posted by Noa, 7 Replies
...girls/women of more or less the same age as me, or who got infected at the same age. I'm infected since june last year, but got the diagnosis at the beginning of this year (not a very happy newyear...!). You can contact me in English, Dutch,... Read more »

Diagnosed with HIV and AIDS at the same time!!!!

Posted by icantbelieve, 9 Replies
Last April, viral load over 500.000 and cd4 count 191. Overwhelming. I've been sad, lonely, on meds, always tired, lost weight, appetite, no one knows, live away from my family, no partner, with an infection on my skin since April that impairs my... Read more »

My dad was just diagnosed with advanced AIDS

Posted by ontariogirl, 5 Replies
...after getting his blood test results. Even though I knew in theory that he was likely HIV + I was devastated to hear he's been diagnosed with "full-blown" AIDS as he put it. His life has been hell for a long time, and I'm afraid he won't even... Read more »

My Uncle has just been diagnosed with AIDS

Posted by brighteyes7213, 5 Replies
...possible. He seems to be in good spirits. I am having trouble dealing with all this. It is hard because I am not sure how long he has. He has so many things going on it scares me. Also I have had to take time off of work to visit him... it was... Read more »