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HIV positive - question about life expectancy (LIFE EXPECTANCY, 2010) (PROGNOSIS, 2010)

I have just had a 5 week test result come back positive.I couldnt get answer from my doc, so wanted to ask you.How long can people with HIV live on HAART? - I know there isnt one figure- just wondering if there are ball park figures?Any info would...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...FHello Alan,The clinical course of HIV varies considerably from person to person. Life expectancy with HIV/AIDS depends on many confounding variables, including viral strain, access to and adherence with potent antiretroviral Read more »

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Thank you for your prompot response. I have another question: What is the life expectancy of... Read more »

Normal life expectancy?

First, I would like to thank you (like everyone else) for the unbelievable job you do on this... Read more »
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...sell a group policy you got as an employee. Have a terminal illness. Usually, a doctor needs to say that you have a limited life expectancy. The more medical problems you document, the higher the bid you may get for your policy. If you have a... Read more »
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...inside of cells and produce energy by breaking down sugars and fat. At the same time, lactic acid is made as a waste product. Normally, the body breaks down lactic acid and gets rid of it. In mitochondrial toxicity, the mitochondria are... Read more »
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Life Expectancy with HIV

Posted by SaltyWater, 9 Replies
...life too much, and making sure I go to my appointments on time etc, I'm wanting to know if HIV actually has an impact of your life expectancy? I'm 25 and would love to live to a ripe old age and I'm concerned about this more then anything else ... Read more »

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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 »

how long to live?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...hi. I'm wonderin what the average life expectancy is for someone in the US living with HIV. I know it differs greatly from body to body but any general ideas? Read more »

HIV and "normal" lifespan

Posted by Blixer, 3 Replies
...called Medical Underwriting: "If you have a medical condition - such as heart disease or diabetes - that might reduce your life expectancy, you may be eligible for Medical Underwriting. Under this provision, you could receive a "rated age,"... Read more »