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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 is destroyed before it is developed. With treatment, they may live for many years. One of my "babies" is... Read more »

life expectancy of babies with born with AIDS

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Life Expectancy for children and babies (hard question)

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Life Expectancy for Babies Climbs to Record Level in New York City

The life expectancy for New York City babies reached 80.6 years in 2009, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg announced on Dec. 27. Life expectancy at birth in the city has increased by almost three years since 2000 and now is more than two years higher than... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

UK Study Shows How Better HIV Drugs Extend Lives

Life expectancy in UK residents treated for HIV infection grew by over 15 years during 1996-2008, largely due to earlier diagnosis and treatment with better, less toxic drugs, according to a new study. Researchers analyzed data from the UK... 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 2006 released Friday, London's Telegraph reports (Thornycroft, Telegraph , 4/9). Men in Zimbabwe... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

More Widespread HIV Treatment Helped South Africa Increase Life Expectancy, Researchers Say

With the average life expectancy for South Africans at 60 years old, the country "has achieved a 'stunning' increase in life expectancy in the last three years due to a government push to roll out antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) to people with... Read more »
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Life Expectancy for H.I.V.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Does anyone know the life Expectancy for H.I.V.

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Life Expectancy with HIV

Posted by SaltyWater, 9 Replies
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I was recently diagnosed with HIV some 6/7 weeks ago. While I can accept this illness and try not to let it affect my 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... Read more »

Life expectancy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
We have a friend who just told us she and her husband are both HIV+, and the husband has AIDS. We cannot find any information regarding their life expectancy. What does the current research on this matter say?

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Life Expectancy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What is the concensus on this board on the average life expectancy of someone who is newly diagnosed with HIV?

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