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Life Expectancy Of Babies With HIV

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life expectancy for babies born with HIV

what is the average life expectancy for babies born with HIV? with and without treatment? how much imfluence does their nutritional care have?thanks
Sharon Lee, M.D.

Response from Sharon Lee, M.D.

University of Kansas Medical Center
...Babies who do not receive treatment for HIV generally have a very short life (under three years). This is because their immune system Read more »

life expectancy of babies with born with AIDS

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about new born child of HIV postive mother

my sister is tested as positive HIV while admitted for delivery day before yesterday.the girl child... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...died from AIDS before antiretrovirals became available. Since combination drug therapy for HIV was begun in 1996, the average life expectancy for HIV-positive people in Europe and North America has increased. In addition, death rates for... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zimbabwean Women Have Lowest Life Expectancy in World, Due in Part to HIV/AIDS, WHO Says

... The life expectancy for women in Zimbabwe is 34 years, the lowest in the world, according to the World Health Organization 's World Health Report Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About HIV/AIDS

...have been many advances in HIV treatments and therapies in recent years that have dramatically improved the quality of life and life expectancy of persons with HIV/AIDS in the US and other developed countries, there is, as of yet, no cure. Read... Read more »
The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

...However, there are certain HIV drugs that should not be used by pregnant women because of potential problems for the mother or the baby. HIV-positive women should not take Zerit and Videx at the same time if they are pregnant. Some pregnant... Read more »
Connect With Others

please read, need advice

Posted by abitsad, 3 Replies
...future. My hubby was dx with Aids about a month ago, CD4 75 & very high viral load. I find myself surfing the web for info re: life expectancy and so forth.., I know with all the new advances, he may have a long life but i cannot seem to stop... Read more »

Baby-boomers living with HIV

Posted by Mondo, 6 Replies
...Baby-boomers living with HIV We lived through the fifties and sixties, with reminders from our parents to appreciate the things Read more »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
...were far off from HIV. She said if she ever lost me, she would join me. That scares me the most. And she now has a 4 mo. old baby she needs to focus on. My son would just be angry. So I feel really alone at this time. And having found out so... Read more »

Life Expectancy with HIV

Posted by SaltyWater, 9 Replies
...life too much, and making sure I go to my appointments on time etc, I'm wanting to know if HIV actually has an impact of your life expectancy? I'm 25 and would love to live to a ripe old age and I'm concerned about this more then anything else ... Read more »