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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
...37-38 year survival for a non IV drug using 20 year old starting HIV therapy. Another study from France predicted near normal life expectancy for persons suppressed on HIV treatment > 2 years and CD4 counts > 500. Those predictions assume... 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 »

How long could I have had HIV? (LIFE EXPECTANCY, 2009)

Hi Dr. Frascino,I am in my mid 20s, and I was recently diagnosed with HIV (it's been about a month... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...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, according to a study... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Sharply Cuts Life Expectancy in Mozambique

...Life expectancy in Mozambique has dropped sharply due to HIV/AIDS, threatening the government's ongoing reconstruction following the 1992 end Read more »
The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

FAQs About HIV/AIDS & Life Expectancy

...and my viral load has usually been low. How long can I expect to live? I recently read an article that claimed an HIVer's life expectancy is about 24 years after infection. Is this true? Do I really only have 10 more years to live? My aunt... 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 »
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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 »

Life Expectancy for H.I.V.

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

Terrified...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I got an HIV test at my doctor's office last Saturday. It is only a month after potential exposure with prostitutes (condom for intercourse, Read more »

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 »