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Life Span For Hiv Positive People

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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
...Chronic loose stools are fairly common in the general population but more common in HIV+ persons. A work up for a cause is recommended to see if there is a specific explanation (such as parasite or other infection, lactose Read more »

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get... Read more »

Life expectancy of an HIV positive person on treatment

How many years does an HIV positive patient on HIV treatment survive? Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Insurance Company Prudential to Offer Life Insurance to HIV-Positive People in United Kingdom

... The insurance company Prudential will begin to offer life insurance policies to HIV-positive people in the United Kingdom, London's Daily Telegraph reports. According to the Telegraph , PruProtect -- a partnership between Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

... 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 expectancies for people with HIV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Netherlands Insurance Association Recommends Offering Individual Life Insurance to Some HIV-Positive People

...therapy, which is a combination of three or more antiretroviral drugs, is one of the most important conditions for an HIV-positive person to qualify for life insurance, the Netherlands' Expatica News reports. The cost of life insurance... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Finds Improved Life Expectancy for HIV-Positive People Receiving Treatment

...gap in life expectancy remained between people on HAART and the general population. In developed countries, an HIV-positive person who begins treatment at age 20 will on average live another 43 years, while an HIV-negative person will survive to... Read more »
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Life Insurance for people who areHIV+

Posted by Anonymous
...had insurance before I took my first test and was diagnosed with AIDS on November, 2000. I hope this information will help individuals who are concerned about life Insurance. P.S. I have a friend that is positive who applied for Life insurance... Read more »

19and Hiv positive

Posted by ally, 6 Replies
...i am scared of how to explain it to her when she gets older. part of the reasons i joined this web site is to find and meet people who are going through treatment and have kids. i would like to know more about how treatments affect you and how... Read more »

Life Expectancy with HIV

Posted by SaltyWater, 9 Replies
...expectancy? I'm 25 and would love to live to a ripe old age and I'm concerned about this more then anything else Before I get people replying saying 'we're not doctors' I'm aware of that and would just be interested to hear what other peoples... Read more »

Life with HIV

Posted by blkshape, 8 Replies
...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 more with meds. It means to me 16 years of life . I have readt in the body... Read more »