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Success Of Hiv

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possible to go on to a successful professional career with hiv?

Hi Nelson,Just diagnosed. I give you credit for doing what your doing. You really are a source of inspiration.Nelson, really please be honest. You live with this virus for 20 years so you know best. Is it realistic for me to go on through law...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
Do it, go for it! Do not let this virus stop you! We wil live a long life. I wanted to go to medical school 10 years ago but was afraid that I was goin to die,and look at me now! (well, I ended up working in the medical field anyways but regret... Read more »

Life expectancy of an HIV positive person on treatment

How many years does an HIV positive patient on HIV treatment survive? Read more »

Pain associated with long term treatment of HIV

Dr. Henry,I started having deep aches in all my joints 2 years ago. I have been treated for HIV... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Lack of Antiretroviral Drugs Hinders Success of HIV/AIDS Treatment Programs in Africa

...A lack of antiretroviral drugs is the "biggest" problem facing HIV/AIDS treatment programs in Africa, according to Robert Colebunders, a Belgian researcher at Uganda's Infectious Disease Institute Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV's Success Might Lie in Its Mutations

...One reason AIDS may progress is that HIV mutates so rapidly within the human body that it confounds the already-weakened immune system's ability to defend against it, Read more »
The Body PRO

HAART Often Successful in HIV/HCV Coinfected Patients -- If They Can Stay on Treatment

...Approximately 40 percent of people living with HIV in the U.S. are coinfected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV). In the past several years, clinicians have begun treating HCV infection Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Baltimore Sun Examines Senegal's Successes, Challenges in Fight Against HIV/AIDS

...The Baltimore Sun on Sunday profiled Senegal's success in its fight against HIV/AIDS and the challenges it faces as a result of the country's relatively low HIV prevalence. Senegal "demonstrates how swift Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV SUCCESS STORIES-REPLY

Posted by kenya, 4 Replies
...grow to see our grand child get married. though am not yet on them; i have equally seen close relations fall to the machetes of hiv. seen them die, a slow, gruelling, painful, labourous, excrutiating, merciless and brutish death. but i know that... Read more »

HIV med success stories?

Posted by sunkyst, 7 Replies
...Does anyone here have any success stories with HIV meds i.e. you've been on treatment for a while and it's working well for you without too many serious side effects? Read more »

Success and happiness are NOT allowed

Posted by Lovinlife, 4 Replies
...just as important to see as the posts about people's struggles. I got shot down in a very mean fashion for my post. If as HIV positive we are not allowing each other to share our successes, what sort of support group is this? What kind of... Read more »

Finding a good doctor

Posted by srm
...finding local resources. Any suggestions on where I can go to find a list of support groups in my area and phsycians who are HIV specialists. I am getting over the shock, as I was particular careful and still not sure how I was infected, and... Read more »