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AIDS PROGNOSIS

Two years ago a relative progressed to AIDS. He has a viral load of 8,000 and CD4 of 87. I had read at one time that once you had progressed to AIDS, the life expectancy was 3-5 years after diagnosis. Is that still true or has the prognosis changed...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
No one really knows how long patients treated with the new drugs will live because they've only been available for 4-5 years. A viral load of 8,000 is pretty modest, and should be able to be suppressed to undetectable again with a change of... Read more »

Aging/AIDS/Prognosis

In the early 1990s I was diagnosed as having AIDS based on a CD4 count below 100, wasting syndrome,... Read more »

General prognosis of recently diagnosed Full blown AIDS

Dear Dr. Henry,Thank you for the sound & judicious information you take the time to share with... Read more »
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U.S. National Institutes of Health

NINDS Neurological Complications of AIDS Information Page

What Are Neurological Complications of AIDS? Is There Any Treatment? What Is the Prognosis? What Research Is Being Done? Clinical Trials Organizations Related NINDS Publications and Information Publicaciones en EspaƱol Additional resources... Read more »
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HAART Reduces Incidence and Improves Long-Term Prognosis of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Background It is clear that HIV infection markedly increases the incidence of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. In the era before the advent of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), the more advanced the HIV infection, the greater the increase in the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

How Normalised Is HIV Care in the UK? A Survey of Current Practice and Opinion

The prognosis for individuals infected with HIV has changed dramatically over the past 10 years, with patients living longer and requiring other specialist services," the authors of this study explained. In the United Kingdom, they wrote, it is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Poor Prognosis Seen in TB Patients With Extensive Drug Resistance

In a retrospective study, researchers assessed the impact of a diagnosis of extensively drug-resistant TB (XDR-TB) on treatment outcomes and long-term survival of mostly HIV-negative South Korean patients with multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB). ... Read more »
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Feeling effects of stigmatization towards HIV/AIDS

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Nancy Batchelder

A Los Angeles US District Court awarded over $10,000,000.00 in damages to Cancer and AIDS... Read more »

Can you work full time through life with hiv/aids?

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Hello,

I have been positive for a year with cd4 468 and viral load of 13K. No meds yet. I am only 36. I have been divorced twice with four children and very very large child support obligations. I have talked with my doctors and read about the... Read more »