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The Life Expectancy Of An Hiv Person

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Life expectancy of an HIV positive person on treatment

How many years does an HIV positive patient on HIV treatment survive?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
That depends on many individual factors including current age (hard to expect a 60 year old to live 40 more years), other factors (use of IV drugs or presence of hepatitis C/smoking et cetera), and success of HIV treatment (suppressed virus and CD4... Read more »

Life expectancy issues for Hep C+HIV person

Dr. McGovern,I just learned last night over dinner that my HIV+ friend, that completed 1 year of... Read more »

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... Read more »
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No Excess Death Among HIV-Infected People -- as Long as CD4+ Cell Counts Are Kept Close to Normal

David Wohl, M.D. Life expectancy for people living with HIV has been steadily rising -- approaching, but not quite achieving, that of the uninfected population in most studies. But such data have been limited in that they have tended to look... Read more »
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Little Known About Timing of Menopause in Women With HIV

As the life expectancy of people living with HIV increases due to more effective care and treatment, there is an increasing focus on the presentation and management of conditions associated with aging. For all older women, menopause presents a... Read more »
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Life Expectancy for People Living With HIV Increases by 15 Years

Life expectancy estimates broken down by groups. Adapted from R.S. Hogg et al. IAS 2013; abstract TUPE260. A person living with HIV who is on treatment in the U.S. or Canada can expect to live almost a normal life span, according to a study... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Blamed for Fall in Life Expectancy in Thailand

For the average Thai, life expectancy has fallen from 70.3 years to 68.9 years, according to a United Nations Human Development Report released yesterday. Lack of access to antiretroviral drugs for Thais with HIV/AIDS is the prime reason Thailand's... Read more »
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Life Expectancy with HIV

Posted by SaltyWater, 9 Replies
Hi

I was recently diagnosed with HIV some 6/7 weeks ago. While I can accept this illness and try not to let it affect my life too much, and making sure I go to my appointments on time etc, I'm wanting to know if HIV actually has an impact of your... Read more »

Life Expectancy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What is the concensus on this board on the average life expectancy of someone who is newly diagnosed with HIV?

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Life expectancy, cont.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Do yall agree that HIV is becoming more and more a treatable disease like diabetes, where the majority of people who come down with the virus, while never being cured, will be able to be treated to where the virus is contained and never develops... Read more »

Life Expectancy for H.I.V.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Does anyone know the life Expectancy for H.I.V.

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