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Quality Of Life With Hiv

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Quality of life for long-term HIV+ Persons. What to expect if diagnosed with multple HIV related illnesses?

I have been HIV+ for about 10 years now. Ive been on several different medication regimes, since I was first diagnosed, and my counts have all been excellent over the years (CD4 above 400 and Viral load undetectable). Ive also had the same Doctor...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The Side Effect of therapy forum is focused on brief discussions of side effects of specific HIV medication. In general there is continued concern that long term infection with HIV can lead to premature aging and maybe associated Read more »

Food and exercise to improve the quality of a HIV life

hi, I have a friend who has recently discovered that he has aids. he does not place much emphasis... Read more »

d list drugs and peripheral neuropathy

I was on the D-list drugs for 11 years and developed peripheral neuropathy in hands and feet. I am... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Study Looking at Quality of Life for the HIV-Positive

...group is investigating whether having a case manager is more effective in connecting clients to services and improving their quality of life, and how client quality of life has changed since the committee teamed with the Masai Center last fall.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Unsafe Sex With Casual Partners and Quality of Life Among HIV-Infected Gay Men: Evidence From a Large Representative Sample of Outpatients Attending French Hospitals (ANRS-EN12-VESPA)

...behavior among HIV-infected gay men." They sought to examine the influences of lifestyle characteristics and health-related quality of life (HRQL) on unsafe sex with casual partners in a representative sample of HIV-positive gay men in France. A... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Women and HIV: Symptoms and Quality of Life in Women

... Symptoms and Quality of Life What Symptoms Do Women Experience? A Systems Approach Self-Assessment and Self-Care Symptom Screening and Management Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Functional Status and Overall Quality of Life in a Multiethnic HIV-Positive Population

...The current study examines the numerous sociodemographic and behavioral variables associated with quality of life among multiethnic, economically disadvantaged HIV/AIDS patients. The researchers collected data in fall 2000 from 348 patients Read more »
Connect With Others

Coping with HIV

Posted by copeHIV
...cope with various aspects of the disease. Your anonymous responses will help us develop recommendations on how to improve the quality of life of people living with HIV. I will post a link to a summary of the results here upon completion of the... Read more »

Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...resistance) and is quite often associated with severe side effects. It does not cure but can control the disease increasing the quality of life of HIV sufferers and, according to optimistic researchers, it allows them, in good cases, to have a... Read more »

Coping with HIV-Study Still Open

Posted by copeHIV, 1 Reply
...cope with various aspects of the disease. Your anonymous responses will help us develop recommendations on how to improve the quality of life of people living with HIV. I will post a link to a summary of the results here upon completion of the... Read more »

I AM AT WITS END WITH PCP PREVENTION

Posted by southerncharm, 1 Reply
...the last stop on the pcp antibiotics train and I just don't want to be so quick to discontinue something that can improve my quality of life. but as of yet the quality of life is not being improved, I'm somewhat shallow (don't judge me LOL) and... Read more »