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Sculptra Longevity

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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
Thank you for your post.Yes, we can greatly improve life span now 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... Read more »


Hi,I am 2o, male living in India, have been HIV+ since birth(had a pos mother as well), recently... Read more »

longevity of cocktails

I have read on the bulletin boards people talking about a particular cocktail of drugs lasting only... Read more »

An Overview of Poly-L-Lactic Acid (Sculptra, New-Fill)

Brand Name: Sculptra Other Name(s): New-Fill, PLA, PLLA Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other Drugs Poly-L-lactic acid, also known as PLLA, is the main ingredient of Sculptra, also known as New-Fill. Sculptra is a powder that is... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

Table of Contents Fat in the Body Switching HIV Drugs Fat Loss in the Face Temporary Facial Fillers Permanent Facial Fillers Taking Care of Yourself Fat in the Body Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Longevity Gap Lessens for Blacks

The life expectancy gap between U.S. whites and blacks decreased between 1983 and 2003, according to a new study. The researchers cited improved AIDS mortality among factors contributing to the improvement. Between 1993 and 2003, the average life... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The Stages of HIV Disease

...AIDS. In addition, many opportunistic infections can be prevented or treated successfully. This has substantially increased the longevity and quality of life of people living with HIV/AIDS. Does everyone who has HIV eventually develop AIDS? We... Read more »
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Posted by yoshimi2
...which I have appreciated, and which has helped me to get through this difficult time. I wish you all health, happiness, and longevity. Cinzia Read more »


Posted by jnnlaster, 1 Reply
Hello, all. I am new to these boards. I am HIV-, with a very close friend who is HIV+. We have started to develop feelings for each other, and he informed me just about a week ago that he is HIV pos. He has been in treatment for 15 years now, and... Read more »

A little bit of Hope perhaps, read on...

Posted by ForeverEternity, 2 Replies
Hi. Im a female who has been HIV pos for the past 22 years. I was infected back in the mid 1980's. I am on meds and have no problems at all taking them, for me I believe it is a small price to pay to watch my two HIVneg. children grow up. I have... Read more »

What are my chances of living a good life?

Posted by TwinsDad, 7 Replies
Hi, I was infected 6 months ago and I was wondering will all the treatment and medicines that we currently have If I will be able to live a good life after all. I would like to hear some real opinions from people that have been infected for a long... Read more »