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Lifespan Of Hiv Positive

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Lifespan with HIV

HOW LONG CAN A PERSON WITH HIV INFECTION WILL LIVE. CAN A WOMAN WITH HIV INFECTION GET PREGNANT? AND HOW IT WILL AFFECT THE BABY? WILL THE BABY BE HIV POSITIVE TOO. PLEASE ANSWER ME.......
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
This question is not related to the workplace, but you need the most basic information. Let me start you off:1. How long a person with HIV lives depends on many factors, most of all quality of health care and attitude. If you have HIV and you take... Read more »

HIV and lifespan

Hi Dr. Wohl:I realize this isn't under your category but I wanted to hear from an MD, not a... Read more »

HIV Lifespan (LIFE EXPECTANCY, 2009)

Dr Bob,I am HIV- and my partner of the last 5 months was diagnosed with HIV 2-3 years ago. Since... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Testing Should Be Part of Routine Medical Care; Early Detection Can Lengthen Lifespan, Prevent Spread, Studies Suggest

Voluntary HIV testing should be a routine part of medical care in the United States, and early detection of the disease could add more than a year to the lifespan of HIV-positive patients at a cost comparable to other common screenings, including... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Experimental Treatment Lengthens Lifespan of Monkeys With Simian Version of HIV, Study Says

Macaque monkeys with simian immunodeficiency virus -- the simian equivalent of HIV -- that received a single dose of an experimental treatment survived nearly twice as long as monkeys who did not receive the drug, according to a study published... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Average Lifespan in Swaziland Plummets to 27 Years

According to a survey released by US Ambassador to Swaziland Gregory Lee-Johnson, the AIDS epidemic will cut life expectancy in the kingdom to 27 years by 2010 unless its government launches a radical campaign against the epidemic. Life expectancy... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South African Lifespans Cut Short by AIDS

South Africa's average life expectancy has declined by 13 years since 1990, from 64 years to 51 years, due to HIV/AIDS, according to a new survey by the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Actuarial Society of South Africa. Estimated life... Read more »
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HIV and "normal" lifespan

Posted by Blixer, 3 Replies
I ran across this on the John Hopkins site posted by someone asking a question there and thought it was interesting:
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I'm 53, HIV+ since 1999, on Truvada/Sustiva since January 2005. Undetectable since April 2005, 600+ CD4. I'm... Read more »

Hiv Positive Dating | Hiv Positive Singles | Hiv Positive Forums | Hiv Positive Chatroom

Posted by Chloe1023, 5 Replies
http://www.Pozspaces.com is a HIV positive singles dating site for individuals who may be HIV positive or have AIDS. We understand that living with this virus/disease can be difficult when it comes to dating. We want to provide the opportunity for... Read more »

Hiv Positive Dating | Hiv Positive Singles | Hiv Positive Forums | Hiv Positive Chatroom

Posted by Pozme
www.Pozspaces.com is a HIV positive singles dating site for individuals who may be HIV positive or have AIDS. We understand that living with this virus/disease can be difficult when it comes to dating. We want to provide the opportunity for those... Read more »

Sex with HIV positive

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am a very stressed man who recieved a calll from my ex-girlfriend I dated from mid oct 98- mid dec 98. She called me to tell me she tested positive. I was tested on Nov 29th 98 and was negative. She informed me on January 12th 99. I had a bad cold... Read more »