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Life Long Effects Of Hiv

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The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

... Table of Contents Side Effects and HIV Drugs Being Informed About Side Effects Helps Women and Side Effects Taking Care of Yourself Side Effects and HIV Drugs Over the years, drugs have been developed that can treat a wide range of medical problems,
Ask the Experts

Is Diaherrea life long for HIV person

Inspite of taking the medicine and hom remedis the Diaherrea problem is not sloved.Is problem will be life long for thr HIVinfected person and what is solution for it.Please help..thanks.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...see if there is a specific explanation (such as parasite or other infection, lactose or gluten intolerance), colitis, a side effect to a medication). The majority of HIV+ persons do not experience chronic diarrhea due to HIV or to meds and for... Read more »

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 Read more »

I have Pneumonia - does this effect my life expectancy

Dear Keith,I have been on treatment since Feb 08 (atripla). My last CD4 taken in Nov was 465 & 33% & undectable. However, i was recently admitted to hospital with a very bad case of Pneumonia, that I have had unknowingly for at least 4 weeks. It...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...pneumonia is usually a temporary set back for your health but generally would not have much of an impact on your otherwise good long term HIV prognosis. KH Read more »

what is the life expectancy of a positive person

how can a person live a healthy life what regim he should follow is their any new medicine coming which would eradicate the virus
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Effective HIV treatment has only been available for about 12 years so very long term experience is still lacking. Projections for long Read more »
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The Body

What Is HIV?

...their 60s and beyond -- and the estimates keep getting closer to those of HIV-negative people as HIV meds become more and more effective. What Should a Person Do After They Test Positive? If you've already tested positive for HIV, then there... Read more »
The Body

Coping With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...hardest part of adjusting to life with HIV isn't the physical issues -- it's the emotional ones. In parts of the world where effective HIV treatment is readily available, HIV is now considered a chronic disease, much like diabetes. But unlike... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Side Effects

... What Are Side Effects? Who Gets Side Effects? How to Deal With Side Effects Which Side Effects Are the Most Common? The Bottom Line Read more »
The Well Project

AIDS Vaccines

...immune system how to protect itself against a disease-causing germ like avirus or bacteria. Vaccines are one of the world's most effective tools for preventingdiseases. Serious illnesses like polio, smallpox, measles, and mumps have beennearly... Read more »
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AIDS: 25 years

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...after being given a death sentence, I?m still alive! There have been health concerns, sickness, HIV/AIDS medications and side effects with HIV affecting every area of my life, but there is so much more that has made my life worth living! Life's... Read more »

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...NIH-funded Multi-Site Aids Cohort Study - which has followed 2 000 subjects nationwide for the past 25 years - will examine the effects of HIV and Aids and ageing over the next five years. MACS investigators and other researchers say the slow... Read more »

How long to live?

Posted by PondersLife, 4 Replies
...should expect these meds to start failing...my dr. says he wants to put me on the once a day drugs due to the long-term side effects of the one's I'm currently taking but I'm of the philosophy of "if it ain't broke don't fix it" LOL....I am... Read more »

how long to live?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...hi. I'm wonderin what the average life expectancy is for someone in the US living with HIV. I know it differs greatly from body to body but any general ideas? Read more »