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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? I am 51 years old and have had this now for 15 years. My viral load is now undetectable according to Aug of 2005's blood work. I am on Sustiva...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Congratulations on having such a good response to therapy. Although we don't know for sure, many people think that indviduals such as yourself will live the rest of their natural lives without ever developing full blown AIDS, as long as their... 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 »

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... 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

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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Social Support and Maladaptive Coping as Predictors of the Change in Physical Health Symptoms Among Persons Living With HIV/AIDS

Researchers in the current study sought to examine social support and maladaptive coping as predictors of HIV-related health symptoms in a primarily low-income and diverse sample of HIV/AIDS patients with respect to gender, ethnicity, and sexual... Read more »
U.S. Positive Women's Network

Women Living With HIV at AIDS 2012 Part 1: The Greater Involvement of Women Living With HIV

Why should the involvement of women living with HIV be a priority for the International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) to be held in Washington, D.C., this July? What are some ways that women with HIV who attend the conference can participate... 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 »

Care Home for persons affected w/ HIV/AIDS

Posted by kel
Hi All~
I don't know if this will interest anyone but her goes. I just recently moved to Phoenix AZ w/ my best freind (who is gay) and we found out that there are no care homes/assisted living facilities for the gay community here or for those... Read more »

Living with HIV/AIDS today

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
Hi!
I am a student filmmaker working on a Community Based Media Project intended to be about, by and for people affected by and/or infected with HIV/AIDS.
In looking to include the community in the process I would like to ask (with gratitude) for... Read more »

Documentary Project on Living with HIV/AIDS today

Posted by pbrown, 2 Replies
Hi!
I am a student filmmaker working on a Community Based Media Project intended to be about, by and for people affected by and/or infected with HIV/AIDS.
In looking to include the community in the process I would like to ask (with gratitude) for any... Read more »