Maximum Hiv Life Span

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The Well Project

Considering HIV Treatment

...below), which can reduce future treatment options Having to be on treatment for a longer time Adherence Whenever you start treatment, you need to take your drugs on schedule. This is called adherence . In order to get the maximum benefit from HIV therapy, good adherence is required. This is because HIV drugs need to be kept at a certain level in your body to fight the virus. If the drug level falls, HIV may have a chance to fight...
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life length

Hi Dr, well i am from India as to i hear a lot of confusion over HIV as people talk about say that life ends here is it true any more, in an average a person taking care not drinkin,smoking nor into heavy work load and eating normal good food...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...with effective treatments. We can even eliminate the extra risk of dying if we achieve certain goals: especially keeping the HIV viral load undetectable and getting and maintaining the CD4 count above 500. Of course good food and excercise is... Read more »

Life span with HIV-2

If some body is HIV positive in year Nov, 2010 with HIV-2 virus type , What can be his probable life span or life expectancy if it is detected very early and he has access to proper medications and maintains a healthy life style?
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...HIV-2 tends to progress more slowly than HIV-1. That is a person can be infected for a longer time before having any signs because Read more »


Dear DoctorI am a cronic hepa B patient past 20years No treatment is taken so far,My recent blood screaning result Hbsag +ve,HBeaAg -ve. HCV -ve, HIV -ve,Dna test -ve (non viremic) Ulrasonograppy result features are suggestive of cronic liver...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
It is good news that you do not have virus in your blood. However, I am concerned about your ultrasound showing splenomegaly. You will need to discuss these results further with your doctor to understand what could be causing this. Read more »

life insuranse

as i read your web i called metual of omaha to get life insuranse the agent came and said he canot insure me 1,i have to be over 45years old and also max for hiv+ people is 20, california pleas help if u have info.thanks
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of Read more »
The Body

Coping With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...just celebrate my life and beat it. That was my choice." Click here to read or listen to how other people disclosed their HIV status. D'Jaun Black Diagnosed in 2004 "Being HIV positive has been the greatest adventure I've ever... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many people living with HIV (HIV-positive people) suffer from depression, it is more common in HIV-positive women than HIV-positive men. In some... Read more »