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How Long Will A Person Live With Untreated Hiv

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how long an hiv person can live

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Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.Yours is a often asked question and one that is the subject of intense interest. I advise my patients, especially those like you who have lived for many years with HIV, that I expect them to live near-normal life spans,... Read more »

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HIV+, Living postively and in search of friends and a long term relaitonship

Posted by blessed70
Hello,
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 »

i have been living with hiv a long time

Posted by confusion, 2 Replies
i am attractive and educated just wanting to share my life with a special man..i know you are out there Read more »

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 »