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How Many Years Can People Live With Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

Older People and HIV

... How Many Older People Have AIDS? Why Are Older People Getting Infected? Is HIV Disease Different for Older People? Is HIV the Same in Older People? What Other Health Problems Are Common? Mental Problems The Bottom Line How Many Older
Ask the Experts

hpv infection (HPV, HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS AND HIV/AIDS, 2010)

hello Dr. Frascino, I know that HIV is more your area of expertise but I was wondering if you knew anything about hpv. I was diagnosed with hpv about 10 years ago and was reading recently that some percentage of people actually clear the infection,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...during vaginal or anal sex with someone who has the infection. Condoms do not totally prevent transmission. Even though many people who have HPV don't know it, they can still pass it on to someone else.Genital HPV is the most common sexually... Read more »

linving with HIV

I would like to know truthfully what;s the longest amount of years a person have lived with HIV and no medical problems taking all there meds and being unditectable in there tests..
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
...We don't know yet. The story is still being written. The epidemic is about 25 years old and there are people living with HIV for that long and doing well. Read more »

AIDS and dating

I am a 44 year old gay male. I was diagnosed with AIDS on October 2006 after I was hospitalized with PCP. I am now on Atripla and numbers are getting better month by month. My major concern is dating again or should I even make the effort. Since I...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...improve. We do not have a way to predict your life expectancy any more than we can for a person who does not have AIDS. Many people live for years with HIV. I have personally treated many patients who have lived with HIV for as long as 15 to 20... 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 always turn into AIDS? Is it possible for a person with AIDS or HIV to live a full long life? What is the average life span?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...rates. Some people progress to AIDS very quickly, and others progress very slowly. But we do know that there are some infected individuals that can live for many years with the virus.If you have any further questions, please feel free to call... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Number of Older People Living With HIV/AIDS in Michigan Doubled Over Past Five Years

...The number of HIV-positive people age 50 and older living in Michigan has doubled over the past five years, from 1,135 in January 1999 to 2,394 in January 2004, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

QuickStats: Annual Rates* of Hospitalization With a Diagnosis of HIV/AIDS Among Persons Aged ≥45 Years, by Sex -- National Hospital Discharge Survey, United States, 1997-2007 †

...www.cdc.gov/nchs/nhds.htm . Alternate Text: The figure above shows the annual rates of hospitalization with a diagnosis of HIV/AIDS among persons aged ≥45 years in the United States from 1997-2007, by sex. From 1997 to 2007, a substantially... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zambian President Announces New Goal of Distributing AIDS Drugs to 100,000 HIV-Positive People by End of Next Year

...antiretroviral drugs at no cost to 100,000 HIV-positive residents by the end of 2005, Reuters reports. Currently, about 12,000 people in the country receive antiretroviral drugs at no cost. Mwanawasa gave no cost estimate for the expansion,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Legal Program for People With AIDS Marks 25 Years

...700 area lawyers. ALRP's annual budget is $800,000: 40 percent comes from government funds, and the rest from foundation and individual donations. This year, however, Hirsh expects to see its government and foundation money decline. At the same... Read more »
Connect With Others

Books - Newly Diagnosed

Posted by strong3, 3 Replies
...So I'm a 25 gay male newly diagnosed with HIV. Was wondering if anyone could recommend any books? I'm looking for stories, personal experiences, inspiring, etc. Thanks :-) Read more »

HIV Pride

Posted by Dave1969, 2 Replies
...I've put together a website over the last year for people with a positive attitude toward HIV. It's about living well with HIV and connecting with others who want to get on with their Read more »

Memory loss

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...When does memory loss usually occur when contracting HIV ? and why does this occur ? and how badly is the memory loss ? Read more »

please answer

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...may be tightening my mouth when i sleep. Could those be causing my tongue to be like this? i heard this may be a symptom of hiv, but i also read it could be due to allergies or stress. please help god bless you all, my prayers are with you,... Read more »