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Life Expectancy Of Patient With Hiv

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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 to ask you.How long can people with HIV live on HAART? - I know there isnt one figure- just wondering if there are ball park figures?Any info would...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
FHello Alan,The clinical course of HIV varies considerably from person to person. Life expectancy with HIV/AIDS depends on many confounding variables, including viral strain, access to and adherence with potent antiretroviral therapy, concurrent... Read more »

Life expectancy of AIDS patients on HAART?

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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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Missouri: St. Louis Sees Less Improvement for HIV Patients

Citing the cost of medicines as a barrier to treatment, an official with the St. Louis Health Department said improvements in life expectancy among the city's HIV-positive population have been less pronounced. An estimated 1,525 people in St. Louis... Read more »
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South Africa: Shot in the Arm for HIV/AIDS Treatment and for Public-Private Partnerships

Dramatically improving health care and increasing life expectancy by 2014 are two main objectives of a new government health initiative. The recently released targets include: Halving HIV prevalence among those ages 15-24 from 10.65 percent to... Read more »
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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 for H.I.V.

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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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