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Living With A Person That Has Hiv

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how long can a person live if they are HIV +??

Hello-We just found out a few months ago that my sister is HIV positive, what is the statistics on long a person can live with Hiv??...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
Without treatment it takes about 10 years on average for an HIV+ person to develop full-blown AIDS from the time of infection. Once a person has symptoms of AIDS the majority of patients die within 2 years. However, with treatment people can live... Read more »

How long can a person live with HIV before getting AIDS?

How long can a person live with HIV before turning to AIDS? Is it possible to never be full blown?... 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 »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Characteristics of Persons Living With AIDS and HIV, 2001

Contents Commentary Persons Living With AIDS: Table 1. Persons living with AIDS at the end of 2001, by sex and state of residence, United States Table 2. Persons living with AIDS at the end of 2001, by age group and state of residence, United... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual Risk Reduction for Persons Living With HIV: Research Synthesis of Randomized Controlled Trials, 1993 to 2004

The authors of the current study conducted a meta-analytic review of interventions to reduce HIV-positive persons' sexual risk. Studies that examined a deliberate sexual risk-reduction strategy in a sample that included HIV-positive participants;... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Social Services Utilization and Need Among a Community Sample of Persons Living With HIV in the Rural South

The authors introduced the current study by noting that HIV prevalence has grown faster in the US South than in other regions, and Southern people living with HIV (PLWHIV) "are often rural, impoverished or otherwise under-resourced." Research on HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Perceptions of Health Care Among Persons Living With HIV/AIDS Who Are Not Receiving Antiretroviral Medications

Combination antiretroviral medications have revolutionized the medical management of HIV infection, improving health and extending the lives of many people living with HIV/AIDS. However, antiretrovirals are only available in some of the most... Read more »
Connect With Others

7/9: Staten Island, NY: A Health Living Luncheon for People Living with HIV and AIDS

Posted by bartleby
A Health Living Luncheon for People Living with HIV and AIDS
Monday, July 9
Noon - 3:00pm
514 Bay Street (Soup Kitchen)
Staten Island, NY

Featuring: Blood Pressure Screening, Mental Health Screening, Nutritional Presentation - Eating the right foods,... Read more »

Positive Singles, New Totally FREE HIV dating and HIV Personals Site.

Posted by PozGays
http://www.PositiveFishes.com was built since 2001 and now has been 12 years. It has more than 687000 members who live with HIV/HSV/HPV or other STDs.And members are from US, Canada, Australia, Germany, Spain,France,Italy,United Kingdom,... Read more »

Dating another HIV+ person

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have been HIV+ for over 5 years and always involved in relationships with HIV- guys. That has never been an issue for me nor my past partners.
Nowadays I got involved with another HIV+ guy who is really nice with a golden heart. The shocking... Read more »

Need to interview a person who is HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello, I am interested in interviewing someone who has HIV or AIDS. I am doing it as part of a community service project for my class. The only "problem" is that I need to have "proof" that I did not just make the person up or the experiences. If... Read more »