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Life Span Of Someone With Hiv

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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 life span or life expectancy if it is detected very early and he has access to proper medications and maintains a healthy life style?
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...is lower than for HIV-1. HIV-2 does respond well to most treatment (some meds like Sustiva and other NNRTIs will not work). Life expectancy with HIV-2 now, like HIV-1 is excellent if you get into care and stay adherent with treatment.Best,Joe Read more »

LIFE SPAN HIV HEP COINFECTION

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Life span of HIV

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Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...Disease Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv .... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe Has Reduced Life Expectancy, Not Affecting Population Growth, Study Says

... HIV/AIDS has reduced the life expectancy in Zimbabwe, but the country's overall population growth remains unchanged as births continue to outpace deaths, according Read more »
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FAQs About HIV/AIDS & Life Expectancy

...years? Is there a different life expectancy for people with AIDS-defining illnesses? For frequently asked questions on other HIV/AIDS topics, click here . Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zimbabwean Women Have Lowest Life Expectancy in World, Due in Part to HIV/AIDS, WHO Says

... The life expectancy for women in Zimbabwe is 34 years, the lowest in the world, according to the World Health Organization 's World Read more »
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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 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 »

HIV - What do you want out of life?

Posted by Survivor, 7 Replies
I think everyone has a destination. Everyone wants something out of this. Everyone has a purpose. I would like to know from where you were to where you are now, what is it you want? I think it would be very insightful for those "Living With" to... Read more »

whats life like with hiv/aids?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I am a student doing a research paper on how life is like for those recently diagnosed with hiv/aids. Theres questions that i need to ask to someone that is diagnosed with this Read more »