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Life Expectancy Of Hiv Postive Person Without Medication

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Quality of life for long-term HIV+ Persons. What to expect if diagnosed with multple HIV related illnesses?

I have been HIV+ for about 10 years now. Ive been on several different medication regimes, since I was first diagnosed, and my counts have all been excellent over the years (CD4 above 400 and Viral load undetectable). Ive also had the same Doctor...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The Side Effect of therapy forum is focused on brief discussions of side effects of specific HIV medication. In general there is continued concern that long term infection with HIV can lead to premature aging and maybe associated with a wide range... 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 »

Life expectancy for a person who got AIDS

Dear Mark,I was diagnosed in 2012 with AIDS and a CD4 of 7. Immediately I was started with HAART... Read more »
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Life Expectancy Continues to Rise for HIVers on Treatment, Huge Study Finds

The life expectancy of people who have been newly diagnosed with HIV appears to be growing every year, at least for people fortunate enough to live in resource-rich countries with access to HIV treatment. We're still not at the point where the life... Read more »
The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

Just Diagnosed Frequently Asked Questions

General Questions | Life Expectancy General Questions I am a straight male who was recently diagnosed with HIV. My viral load is "very high" and my CD4 count is 94. Could you tell me based on this how long ago I was infected? My doctor... Read more »
AIDS.gov

HRSA Guide for HIV/AIDS Clinical Care

Thanks to advances in detection and treatment, more people are living longer with HIV -- but with increased life expectancy comes more complex care. In light of rapidly changing conditions in HIV care, HRSA's HIV/AIDS Bureau has developed the ... 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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Recently tested postive...less than 30 days ago

Posted by Tommy_C, 6 Replies
At 50 years old, this was not what I was expecting when I started to not feel that great for the last couple of months, that I would now be HIV+. I didn't understand why poeple would ever post on a forum, but after a couple of weeks I am certainly... Read more »

Does HIV postive really mean anything?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
HI forgive me i say soemthing that may sound stupid. I have read alot abt HIV AND AIDS, BUT recently reading Christine Maggiore i am wondering is she might be right. She challenges almost every known fact on HIV/aids 'That many experts now contend... Read more »

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 »

Diagnosed Postive:Heavy Painful heart,how to cope with LIFE NOW !!!!

Posted by NorthLander, 3 Replies
Am feeling so strange to pen here & very scare & terrify that people will know or found out who i am.

Here a short story:
I was admitted to hospital for Chronic Cholecystitis & during the stay, Dr ask if want to test for HIV so w/o any... Read more »