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Time From Hiv To Aids

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Ask the Experts

Time between Hiv and AIDS

Is there an average amount of time that a person is expected to live HIV positive before it becomes AIDS?
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...In natural history studies in the era without HIV meds, the average time was 5-10 years. In the current era with potent HIV meds this can be extended at least several more years. Read more »

Diagnosed with hiv/aids at same time.

I was diagnosed with hiv and full blown aids in september/96.I washospitalized for two months with... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Financial Times Profiles HIV/AIDS Campaign in Angola

...The Financial Times on Wednesday profiled efforts to combat HIV/AIDS in Angola, which has maintained a much lower HIV prevalence than other Southern African countries but could see "sharp" Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines HIV/AIDS Among Seniors

... The New York Times recently examined HIV/AIDS among U.S. residents older than age 50. HIV-positive people are living longer as the virus has become more manageable; however, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines HIV/AIDS Crisis in Westchester County, N.Y.

...The New York Times on Sunday examined the prevalence of HIV/AIDS in Westchester County, N.Y., which county health commissioner Dr. Joshua Lipsman calls Westchester's "most challenging health Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Profiles Women's HIV/AIDS Support Group in Vietnam

...HIV-positive people live in Vietnam, and it is estimated that only 10% are receiving the treatment they need, according to UNAIDS . According to the Times , some HIV/AIDS advocates say the stigma surrounding the disease is one of the "chief... Read more »
Connect With Others

Can you work full time with hiv/aids forever?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hello, I am an hiv positive 36 year bisexual male with two divorces. I have four children from the marriage that I have very large child support Read more »

Diagnosed with HIV and AIDS at the same time!!!!

Posted by icantbelieve, 9 Replies
Last April, viral load over 500.000 and cd4 count 191. Overwhelming. I've been sad, lonely, on meds, always tired, lost weight, appetite, no one knows, live away from my family, no partner, with an infection on my skin since April that impairs my... Read more »

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

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...four children and very very large child support obligations. I have talked with my doctors and read about the prognosis of hiv this day and age and can live a fairly normal life. But also read about people on disability and not working. So... Read more »

long time without hiv medication but ignored in sw

Posted by thriller, 2 Replies
...situation. I m not an "alternative freak" so dont get me wrong here. and im not saying to others what to do in their life with hiv. But am l alone in this situation?? I am reluctant to hear the same thing over and over again but still l want to... Read more »