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How Long Does An Hiv-infected Person Live

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Ask the Experts

how long can a person live if they are HIV +??

Hello-We just found out a few months ago that my sister is HIV positive, what is the statistics on long a person can live with Hiv??...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
Without 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 »

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... Read more »

how long hiv person live

Hello sir my brother is effected by HIV, not with sexual contact. How long he lives with us. I... Read more »
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Seattle Treatment Education Project

First Person: Kris C. Has Lived with HIV Since 1988

Kris C. has been living with HIV since 1988. She's seen the ravages of the disease, and of the medications designed to treat the disease. As a woman living with HIV, she's in the minority in the Seattle area, but she does her part to make sure it is... Read more »
TheBody.com

Ed Barron Is Not HIV Positive, He's a Person Living With AIDS and Complications

Ed Barron has had his share of challenges in life. After being honorably discharged from the U.S. Navy for being gay, and after the dissolution of his last major relationship, he was diagnosed with HIV in 1986. He has since survived anal cancer and... Read more »
Project Inform

Re-Infection: Is It a Concern for People Living With HIV?

Re-infection is a term used to describe a new or secondary infection by a virus that has already infected a person. In most viral diseases, re-infection with the same virus doesnt occur because once the immune system conquers the original viral... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Living With HIV and ART Over the Long Haul

In a Capsule Many people are doing so well on antiretroviral drugs that many experts predict they may be able to live nearly as long as HIV-negative people. However, as people with HIV live longer, other health problems are becoming more common,... Read more »
Connect With Others

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

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was hoping someone could share with me the appropriate amount of time a person that is AIDS infected should wait before resuming contact with someone who has recieved live vaccinations. I want to make sure my father-in-law stays healthy as long... 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 »

Visiting HIV infected person

Posted by tnk, 1 Reply
Hello Sir, I am from India..Please help me....

My father-in-law is HIV +ve. We came to know about this about 3 months back..
We are supposed to visit him for 2 days this weekend..

What I want to know is what precautions should I take while our visit..... Read more »

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 »