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Longest Period Of Time A Person Is Living With Hiv

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...as gonorrhea, Chlamydia, andtrichomoniasis Genital herpes Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) Although little conclusive research is available on HIV and menstruation, many HIV+ women report abnormal menstrual periods. Somehave excessive bleeding while others stop menstruating altogether. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is an STD that causes 99% of cervical cancer andcan also cause genital warts. HIV+ women are more likely to be...
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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 always turn into AIDS? Is it possible for a person with AIDS or HIV to live a full long life? What is the average life span?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question. At this time, we cannot say what is the longest amount of time a person can live with HIV. This is because there are some people who have been infected for many years (since the epidemic was first recognized in... Read more »

hcv and hiv coninfection..time peroid

hi, ok i've been on this forum enough by now to know that you repeatedly state that if an individual is negative for both tests (hcv and hiv ) that they are negative and truly don't need further testing, but on your site (thebody's site) when i go...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...It is hard to explain "how a person could test HIV positive after 1 year after developing hepatitis C infection" since there are only about 1 or 2 cases. This is such a rare phenomenon, Read more »

hiv/aids

what is the life expectancy of people with hiv/aids?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...There is no way to predict the life expectancy of someone only on the basis of having HIV. For an individual person, we are not able to predict with any certainty how long they will live.What we do know is that the Read more »

Missing your HIV meds for an extended period of time?

When a person doesn't take their meds due to insurance reasons, relocation etc. What are the ramifications regarding Hiv to Aids?What are the signs to look for?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Stopping HIV medications can lead to the development or drug resistance for some regimens (particularly for regimens containing efavirenz Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

... Why Should You Get Tested for HIV? What Are HIV Antibody Tests? ELISA Western Blot (WB) Assay Indirect Immunofluorescence Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...develop any symptoms of HIV is during the "acute" phase, which lasts for six to 12 weeks after you've been infected. Once that period ends, you may well go years without your body giving away any sign whatsoever that you have HIV. This is... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...first recognized in 1981 and has since become a major worldwide pandemic. AIDS is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). By leading to the destruction and/or functional impairment of cells of the immune system, notably CD4+ T cells,... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...knowledge of what hormones can and cannot do medically, and their social benefits and risks; Have completed either: A documented period -- known as the "real-life experience" -- of at least three months living as a member of the desired gender... Read more »
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What is longest period of time HIV+ without...

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

Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...to those of a bad flu (influenza) or infectious mononucleosis (mono). If the symptoms come in succession and last a very long period of time, you probably have paranoia, OCD, and/or anxiety, like myself (I have just been diagnosed with these, so... Read more »

HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...HIV Infections ARE RISING! Many people still have the belief that HIV and AIDS only affects homosexuals! However, 75% of the world Read more »

window period everyone

Posted by bovvylee, 2 Replies
...Window Period The "window period" is the time it takes for a person who has been infected with HIV to react to the virus by creating HIV antibodies. Read more »