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How Long Will You Live With Aids

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Ask the Experts

How Long Can I Live With Aids?

Hi! I'm 28 years old and I was detected with Aids. I've started a treatment and I just wanna know how long can I live?...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
My short answer is that you probably can live to be a very old person. Most people newly diagnosed who are taking care of their mental health, not using drugs or abusing alcohol can start antiretroviral therapy and have a dramatic response. This... Read more »

how long can my brother live with aids?

My brother is 46 years old. He has been drug free for five years, however, his doctor has just told... 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 »
Treatment Action Group

White House Summit: Clinton, Shalala, Fleming Host Gathering of AIDS Advocates, Care Givers and People Living with HIV at Day-Long Conference

On December 6, 1995, the White House held a one-day conference on HIV and AIDS. TAG Policy Director Gregg Gonsalves was one of the three hundred or so invited guests, and one of nine individuals selected to participate in a discussion with President... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Patients Face Downside of Living Longer

Several unexpected medical conditions among long-term AIDS survivors are challenging the perception the disease is manageable but chronic, according to patients, doctors, and scientists. To date there have been only small, inconclusive studies on... Read more »

Madonna's Poignant "AIDS Hysteria" Saturday Night Live Sketch Illuminates '80s-Era Stigma

Madonna spoke about AIDS at the beginning of the epidemic, long before many artists and others were willing to discuss what was considered a "taboo" topic. Recently, a video from Madonna's hosting gig on Saturday Night Live back in 1985 made its... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Black Women Living With AIDS Thrive Thanks to Peer Support

Roberta Willis (name changed), 26, has come a long way since first discovering she was HIV-positive, thanks to a little help from her friends: peers and mentors who are also living with HIV. Raped and impregnated by a neighbor when she was 15,... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 Read more »

How long will He Live?

Posted by reed, 3 Replies
my brother was told he had AIDS in 1995 hes lived a long time but now the doctors have taken ALL meds away from him except morphine to keep him comfortable. my question is this with his CD4's at 0 and a walking skeleton who is almost bed ridden what... Read more »

Anyone have a strong seroconversion and lived long

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I had a very strong seroconversion that lasted almost almost 3 months. This was about 3 weeks after exposure I started with fever, night sweets and severe headaches.. continued for for 3 months. I was wondering if anyone else had something like... Read more »