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Life Span Of Someone With Hiv Without Medication

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Life span after starting medication

Dear doctors,i am 27 yr old female from India tested HIV positive in the year 2005 .Unfortunately i came to know this in 2008 as my father kept it confidential becuasethe people mistreats positive people here in India .I am still a virgin and never...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Thank you for questions. I agree with you that your CD4 count of 170 does mean that you should start anti-HIV treatment. I think if you are able to start a potent anti-HIV combination of three active HIV drugs, and you remain adherent to this... Read more »

Life span with infection of both types(HIV 1 and 2).

Consider a person who is infected with both HIV virus types (1 and 2 ) or only with HIV-2 .As most... Read more »

Life span with HIV-2

If some body is HIV positive in year Nov, 2010 with HIV-2 virus type , What can be his probable... Read more »
Articles
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

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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Programs' Limited Time Spans, Other Issues Hinder Efforts to Curb Disease in Mozambique, Official Says

The limited time span and lack of sustainability and diversity of many HIV/AIDS programs in Mozambique are undermining efforts to address effectively the epidemic in the country, Cornelio Balane, executive director of the Mozambican Business Against... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

USCA 2010: Listen to Stories of AIDS Victims

"Advances in treatment options, as well as natural limitations of our nation's collective attention span, have contributed to a general decline in the public's sense of urgency when it comes to HIV/AIDS. "But while the epidemic has largely fallen... 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 »

Life Expectancy with HIV

Posted by SaltyWater, 9 Replies
Hi

I was recently diagnosed with HIV some 6/7 weeks ago. While I can accept this illness and try not to let it affect my 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... Read more »

Life Insurance for people who areHIV+

Posted by Anonymous
I just received information about Life Insurance that might be helpful to someone who is HIV+. I have located a High Risk Insurance Company which is called IMPAIRED RISK SPECIALIST INC. The company has a plan called E.Z. 123 HIV.
The requirements... Read more »