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Life Span For HIV Patients

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Life span of hiv in Needle or Syringe

i had PCR DNA test 17 days after exposure and thanks God it comes back negative. But while drawing my blood i did not notice that whether nurse use old or new syringe and this thought is killing me .I would like to know that 1) How long HIV can stay...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

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From that last part of what you told me, it sounds like the real issue here is that you're unable to believe the messages that we're telling you.It sounds like your anxiety is really taking over! I'm sorry to hear this. Anxiety and... Read more »

AIDS & Life Span

I have searched and read many of the q & a's on the life span of AIDS patients. But most... Read more »

life span

is it a fairly safe assumption to say that most if not almost all patients who get medical help... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kansas City Star Examines Increasing Life Spans of HIV-Positive U.S. Residents

The Kansas City Star on Monday examined HIV-positive U.S. residents' increasing average life spans, which "def[y] the virus' early image as a quick death sentence" but often "[w]ea[r] out the sympathy and patience of friends as health... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Africans on HIV Drugs Can Expect Normal Life Span -- Study

Ugandans with HIV/AIDS who receive antiretroviral therapy (ARVs) can hope to have a near-normal life expectancy, according to research announced Monday at the 6th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Reduces Zambians' Life Span

Zambians' average life expectancy has drastically fallen from 43 years in 1996 to 37 years today due to the high incidence of disease, particularly HIV/AIDS, according to a UN report. The incidence of TB has jumped from 100 cases per 100,000... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Africa: Sub-Saharan Life Span Down by Five Years

A World Bank report, Disease and Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa , released at the Cape Town Book Fair on Sunday said one in six African children die before reaching their fifth birthday from preventable and treatable diseases. Eduard Bos, World... Read more »
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hiv positive and life span

Posted by optiplex, 1 Reply
Sorry to ask stupid question but there is lot of ambiguity about the results. Recent studies have shown some dramatic outcomes. Now they are claiming that person can live average life span but how many have seen hiv positive living more than thirty... Read more »

Life with HIV

Posted by blkshape, 8 Replies
Hello

Thank you for reading my post .

I am a newly diagnosed (one month) .Last week , I went for first time to my doctor.

The doctor , who is supposed to be a specilits in HIV , told me that A normal life expectancy is 8 years without meds and 8... Read more »

ARS Patient cases

Posted by Anonymous
Primary HIV Infection Case Presentations
The following cases illustrate the complexities involved in recognizing and correctly diagnosing primary HIV infection (PHI). Extensive lab work, but also thorough history taking, is required. Patient 1 was... Read more »

6 week test HIV negative after needle stick from HIV negative patient

Posted by Faith1970, 1 Reply
I pricked my finger after I inserted a 20 gauge IV. The needle did not retract all the way and it pricked my finger through my glove. The patient was tested that day and was negative for HIV, positive for Hep C. I was tested for HIV and Hep C 6... Read more »