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Living With HIV

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Ask the Experts

Living With HIV & Without Meds

I have a loved one who was just diagnosed HIV+. His CD4 cells are 800 and he doesnt need medication at this time. Can you tell me what is the life span of someone who jus caught the virus but has good CD4 and almost undetectable viral load?
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Very good. Most people in this situation are likely to live a near normal life span. Read more »

How long can a person live with HIV/AIDS?

What is the longest time that someone has lived with the AIDS virus active in their body? does HIV... Read more »

Protease Inhibitors and Living with HIV/AIDS

...possibility of AIDS occuring and basically have people living with HIV for an entire lifetime?... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Advocates Speak Out After Kenyan Cabinet Member Discusses Viability of Isolating People Living With HIV/AIDS to Control Spread of Virus

... IRIN/ PlusNews reports on the recent statements a Kenyan cabinet member about isolating people living with HIV/AIDS as a means of controlling the spread of the virus and reactions by local and international HIV/AIDS advocates. On... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Super-Infection Beliefs and Sexual Practices of People Living With HIV/AIDS

... The authors introduced the current study by noting, "People living with HIV can be re-infected with a new viral strain resulting in potential treatment-resistant recombinant virus known as HIV super-infection,"...participant age and alcohol... Read more »
AIDS Action

AIDS Action Mourns Loss of Senator Ted Kennedy, Champion of People Living With HIV/AIDS

... AIDS Action today mourns the loss of Senator Ted Kennedy, a true champion for people living with HIV/AIDS. As the Chair of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee and a long time health care, civil rights,... and LGBT... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Journalists Living With HIV/AIDS in East Africa Establish Network to Promote Media Coverage

... Journalists living with HIV/AIDS in Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda have established a network -- called Journalists Living with HIV/AIDS -- in an effort...week-long workshop, journalists living with the disease shared their experiences and... Read more »
Connect With Others

1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday. The CDC numbers, based on 2006 data, show the population living with HIV is growing as people become newly infected and as more patients survive thanks to HIV drugs. The report... Read more »

Living in China with HIV/AIDS

Posted by geekboy75
...China and my partner was recently diagnosed HIV positive. CD4 count is hovering around 200. Is there anyone out there who's living with HIV in China (or with an infected partner)? It's a bit maddening trying to navigate the healthcare system here... Read more »

Media and People Living with HIV and AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
...notice? Thank you. Kind Regards Jackie Dear Friends, HAVE YOUR SAY! PARTICIPATE IN THE GLOBAL SURVEY OF 'THE MEDIA AND PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS' Please fill in the online survey at: Or... Read more »

Looking for a New York immigrant living with HIV

Posted by LTnewyork
...I am a reporter working on an article on immigrants living with HIV/AIDS. Please contact me at if you are willing to share your experience. Your identity will not be revealed Read more »