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Life Expectancy With HIV Treatment

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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 »

HIV/AIDS life expectancy

What would approximate life expectancy be if a patient has 5,300 copies per ml virus load and 3.72... Read more »
Articles
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 »
The Body

What Is HIV?

...reason to think that your life will be any shorter with HIV than it would have been without it. The latest information on life expectancy for HIVers shows that HIV-positive people who are on treatment can expect to live well into their 60s... Read more »
The Body

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 Read more »
The Body

Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, January 26, 2009

...angry at my stupidity. Is this normal? Any advice on what I can do to change?   Does a Diagnosis of Pneumonia Affect My Life Expectancy? I have been on Atripla (efavirenz/tenofovir/FTC) for a year. In November 2008 my CD4 count was 465... Read more »
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He Has HIV, She Doesn't--And They're in Love

Posted by Chloe1023, 1 Reply
...love. Shawn, who contracted the virus from a blood transfusion as a child, is in good health, and doctors say that he has a good life expectancy ahead. Yet, Gwenn admits that when she first met Shawn, she did have apprehensions, especially when... Read more »

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 »

The Cost of Living

Posted by Anonymous
...from the beginning of care until death average $2,100 per month. The projected lifetime HIV-related medical costs were based on life expectancies of 24.2 years for patients in optimal HIV care. The study is intended to provide guidance for... Read more »

Life expectancy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...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? Read more »