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You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive Getting Pregnant Staying Healthy While Pregnant HIV Treatment Options Other Treatments While Pregnant Delivery Your Baby's Health Breast-Feeding Building a Support Network Credits and Acknowledgements You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive Are you HIV positive and pregnant or considering having a baby? You are not alone. Living with HIV does not...
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How long to live if Healthy

With HIV, could life expectancy go beyond 10 yrs if you work-out and eatsomewhat healthily?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. If a person is diagnosed with HIV and evenAIDS, they could potentially live for many years after they are diagnosed. The key to survival is often based on early diagnosis and treatment. Thereare many things that... Read more »

Healthy, HIV+ & living in a

I was diagnosed HIV+ 1 year ago. Since then I have beenon a 3 drug treatment (AZT, 3TC, & Crixivan). The drugs have been miraculous and I haven't felt this good for a long time. I also have never had an AIDS related illness or condition....
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
You raise one of the most interesting and astute points in the current epidemic. Eric Rofes, a long time gay and HIV community activist has just written a book entitled Dry Bones Breath, in which he discusses his assessment (with which I totally... Read more »

healthy living

DR NOT YET ON MEDS, PLS I WANT TO KNOW CAN ONE LIVE A FULL LIFE BEING ON MEDS WITH OUT HAVING S/S OF AIDS IF ONE IS TAKING MEDS AS PRESCIBE AND EATING HEALTHY?PLS I NEED REPLY AM SCAERD TO DEATH....
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.Yes, it is entirely possible to live a normal life with HIV. It requires a little bit of luck, some medical follow up, and for most patients (eventually) taking medications.This is one of those threads where our readers who are... Read more »

Starting the Fight to Keeping a Normal& Healthy Life

Please excuse my question if it has any redundancy to those previously answered.I am a Africian American male living in Philadelphia. I have just recently learned that I am HIV Positive.My Delema, even thought I am educated regarding HIV and AIDS...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
Thank you for contacting us. I am glad you are learning about HIV. That is the best first step. There is so much information out there and unfortunatley there is still a lot we do not know so it can be quite overwhelming for someone who just found... Read more »
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i am living with hiv and have been fairly healthy.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am living with HIV/AIDS and have been fairly healthy for nine
years. I have been on many medications from AZT to Crixivan and
had severe side effects from disorientation, fatigue, digestive
problems, a brain hemorrhage and developing breast tumors... Read more »

can you live a normal life without meds if ur HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
can you live a normal life without medicines if your HIV+??? How long can live without these medicines? Read more »

can you live a normal life without meds if ur HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
can you live a normal life without medicines if your HIV+??? How long can live without these medicines? Read more »

can you live a normal life without meds if ur HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
can you live a normal life without medicines if your HIV+??? How long can live without these medicines? Read more »