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Longest Living Hiv Patient

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longest spanlife

Dear Dr. Eric, which has been the longest spanlife record from vih disgnosis to death from aids to this date. thank you for your answer....
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
There are people who have been infected for more than 20 years who remain healthy. There are even people who were diagnosed with full blown AIDS who on therapy continue to have strong immune responses and lead normal healthy lives. I remain very... Read more »


DR. YoungIn this question you said the average person with hiv lives 8-10 years is that somone that... Read more »


U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Patients in Florida Have Longest Wait to Get Assistance for Drug Programs

Health care reform and the new National HIV/AIDS Strategy were two of the topics addressed by Kathleen Sebelius, secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services, in a luncheon address Tuesday to the US Conference on AIDS in Orlando, Fla.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Georgia's AIDS Drug Waiting List Second Longest

The number of patients on waiting lists for help through state AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAP) stood at 2,359 at the end of July, a 65 percent increase in only one month, according to a report by the National Alliance of State and Territorial... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Thailand to Raise Awareness With Record Attempt for World's Longest Condom

Thailand is marking World AIDS Day today with the "Longest Condom Chain," a record-setting ribbon of 25,000 condoms intended to raise awareness about the disease. More than 1,000 activists and others are expected to take part in the event in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida Ministers to Create Center for Homeless HIV/AIDS Patients

Phil Polson and Paul Ciucci say they are on a mission from God. They hope to take possession of the former Cabot Point assisted living facility in Bradenton, Fla., and convert it, by the first of the year, into transitional housing for 78 of the... Read more »
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What is longest period of time HIV+ without...

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...progression to AIDS? Read more »

Whats the longest for hiv to take

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 1 Reply
show on test has there been any cases longer then 6 months why some people says it lay dormant for years . said that it lay in cells without being detected ! I hope CDC knows the truth about window period Read more »

AIDS Patients Face Downside of Living Longer

Posted by ScotCharles
From the Sunday January 6, 2008 New York Times Front Section

CHICAGO John Holloway received a diagnosis of AIDS nearly two decades ago, when the disease was a speedy death sentence and treatment a distant dream.

Yet at 59 he is alive, thanks to a... Read more »

Seeking insight into living w/ HIV; not HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello. I'm not HIV+, but am a nursing student in Portland, OR who hopes to gain insight from anyone who would be open and/or comfortable about sharing his/her experiences with me. I am currently enrolled in a course entitled: chronic illness and... Read more »