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How Long Will I Live With Full Blown Aids

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Definition of long-term survivor full blown AIDS.

Although one of the articles at this site has answered this, regarding CDC defined cases of AIDS, as the current(1998) average life span of a long term survivor of AIDS,following a bout with an AIds related opportunistic infection, to be 3 years....
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
That data is from natural history studies in the era of less than potent HIV therapy. People can certainly live much longer now with AIDS because of more effective therapy and antibiotics to protect them from opportunistic infections. Some people... Read more »

Full blown aids

I just found out my oldest brother has aids. How long do people with full blown aids usually... Read more »

full blown aids

i wanted to know how long do u have to live if you have full blown aids? also me as a family member... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Thai Prison Officials Propose Amnesty for All Thai Inmates With Full-Blown AIDS

Thailand Correction Department officials today proposed to release the country's hundreds of inmates with AIDS so the prisoners can "spend the last minutes of their lives with their family." The proposed release, part of a broader amnesty plan for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Over 600,000 Zimbabweans Have Full-Blown HIV/AIDS

More than 600,000 Zimbabweans have AIDS, while about 2.1 million others are currently living with HIV, Cabinet member and Minister of Health and Child Welfare Dr. David Parirenyatwa said Friday. An estimated 26 percent of the adult population is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

In South Africa First, Soap Diva to Get Full-Blown AIDS

Nandipha Matabane, a character on the South African soap opera "Isidingo," has been diagnosed HIV-positive and is developing AIDS. The show's producers hope the storyline will help break the stigma surrounding HIV/AIDS in a country where one out of... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

How the ACA Will Affect People Living With HIV/AIDS: Ensuring Full Implementation

Rick Perry Although the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) passage represented a potentially transformative moment in the nation's three-decade-long struggle with AIDS, its promise has yet to be realized. To help lay a foundation for ending AIDS in the... Read more »
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RE: Full blown AIDS

Posted by asianboy, 3 Replies
I'm a 31-year old professional in the Philippines recently diagnosed with AIDS... it has taken a toll on my family and my career, as I have to take a leave from work while I try to improve my CD4 count. Been staying at home with my parents (and... Read more »

Full-blown aids to hiv+

Posted by MsStiletto, 10 Replies
In Dec.2002 I was diagnosed with full-blown aids. I had thrush, neuropathy, CMV colitis & MAC. I had 18 Tcells & Viral load in the millions if thats possible. I now have 346 Tcells & undetectable.
My question is, can I now be considered... Read more »

Is husband full blown?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Hello New to this post... Husband was diagnoised HIV in 95'.
ONly sought treatment a short time which included inhibitors (azt)cocktail. He stopped taking meds in 96'. Now has gone back to Dr. and cd4is @37 viral is extremly high. white count 2.7.... Read more »

My husband's sister has full blown AIDS...

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Subject: Help! I have a situation I need some input on

My husband has a sister who has aids. No one knows he has this sister except me and his parents, but it's not because she
has aids. She was a prostitute and a heroin addict for over 10 years,... Read more »