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Life Expectancy Of Someone With Hiv

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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 »
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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

Life Expectancies of People Living With HIV in Virginia, Advancements in HIV Therapy Examined

...package of stories, the Richmond Times-Dispatch examined how highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has improved the life expectancies of people living with HIV/AIDS. According to the Times-Dispatch , "The shift to longer life... 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 »

HIV not a death sentence!

Posted by paman1964, 1 Reply
They have new meds today that can prolong life for years! Bombivir and Sustiva are a few to name! @ friends of mine have lived for 20 yrs on the new drugs! Read more »

Life Insurance Question??????

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have been living with HIV for a year now. So far I am doing well and am not on medication. I have small kids and was wondering if anyone had any information Read more »