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Life Expectancy Of Hiv Positive

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Life expectancy of an HIV positive person on treatment

How many years does an HIV positive patient on HIV treatment survive?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
That depends on many individual factors including current age (hard to expect a 60 year old to live 40 more years), other factors (use of IV drugs or presence of hepatitis C/smoking et cetera), and success of HIV treatment (suppressed virus and CD4... Read more »

HIV positive - question about life expectancy (LIFE EXPECTANCY, 2010) (PROGNOSIS, 2010)

I have just had a 5 week test result come back positive.I couldnt get answer from my doc, so wanted... Read more »

hiv positive (LIFE EXPECTANCY, 2011) (PROGNOSIS, 2011)

I just found out that I am hiv positive. I have not seen a doctor yet. I'm only 26 years old... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Longer Life Expectancy for HIV-Positive People in North America

Large studies, primarily from Western Europe, the U.S. and Australia, have found that potent combination anti-HIV therapy (commonly called ART or HAART) has led to tremendous improvement in the health of HIV-positive people. In Canada and other... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Finds Improved Life Expectancy for HIV-Positive People Receiving Treatment

HIV-positive people in wealthy countries using highly active antiretroviral therapy now live an additional 13 years on average, but a large disparity in life expectancy remains between HIV-positive people on HAART and the general population,... Read more »
TheBody.com

HIV News & Views: On Being an HIV Statistic; Life Expectancy Increases; Does HIV Define You?; and More

HIV News & Views, Aug. 1, 2013 - TheBody.com August 1, 2013 Top Stories at TheBody.com Read Past Newsletters Change/Update Subscription HIV/AIDS BLOG CENTRAL Mathew Rodriguez: On Being an HIV... 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 »
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Life Expectancy with HIV

Posted by SaltyWater, 9 Replies
Hi

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
What is the concensus on this board on the average life expectancy of someone who is newly diagnosed with HIV?

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Life Expectancy

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
My boy friend and I have recently tested +. We are just beginning meds and are wondering what kind of life expectancy we will have. We are now in our 20's and otherwise pretty healthy.

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Life expectancy of 53m pos

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
Does any body know how long a 53/m in fairly good health who just test pos. might live? Thanks for some answers Read more »