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Life span with infection of both types(HIV 1 and 2).

Consider a person who is infected with both HIV virus types (1 and 2 ) or only with HIV-2 .As most of the medicines are targetted for HIV-1 type,Do u think that person can have a normal life span( or at least 20 years) if his infection is detected...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...well within expectations (depending on your current age and other health conditions). Many of our medications will trteat both types and the same principles that apply to one apply to the other.Best,Joe Read more »

Are there different types of HIV?

A guy that I have dated on and off contracted HIV many years ago through a blood transfusion. He... Read more »

HIV1, HIV2 and their relationship to sub-types and testing

I'm concerned about a potential exposure to HIV which occured in South East Asia. After reading... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Types of Cancer Vary in HIV Patients

... The types of cancers diagnosed among HIV-infected patients have shifted in the era of antiretroviral (ARV) therapy, a new study has found. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Behaviors of Recently HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men in the Year Post-Diagnosis: Effects of Drug Use and Partner Types

... With the objective of assessing the behaviors of recently HIV-infected men who have sex with men, the study authors conducted interviews every three months with 193 recently infected MSM Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Drugs and the HIV Lifecycle

...thereby stopping HIV "in its tracks." The HIV Lifecycle Once HIV is in the body, it targets and infects a certain type of whiteblood cell called a CD4 cell. HIV then takes over or "hijacks" these cells andturns them into factories... Read more »
National Association of People With AIDS

Types of HIV Tests

...states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Test results are given by randomly assigned numbers at the time of testing. Types of HIV Antibody Tests There are several HIV antibody tests being used today. All testing options are not... Read more »
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vircoTYPE HIV-1

Posted by MRoss, 1 Reply
...and remain on Zerit. Want to get off the Zerit as directly linked to dystrophy. According to the report from last Geno / Pheno typing Resistant to Emtriva, Viramune, Sustiva. Seems as though one need to have exceptional interpertation skills. Ask... Read more »

Now what is HIV-Type 2?

Posted by ExWorryWart, 1 Reply
...As if the one that I got tested on wasn't enough, I got this info today that there is also a Type-2. My exposure was not in U.S. it was in Nepal (Country between india and china).. How do I find out about HIV-Type 2 is relevent Read more »

HIV-TYPE 2

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...HIV-TYPE 2: I would like to hear from anyone who has tested positive for HIV-2. Currently the U.S. only tests for HIV-1. But now I have Read more »

ALL THE HIV TESTS TO CHECK FOR HIV

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...donations and donor organs for HIV, while DNA PCR tests are used for testing newborn babies born to HIV positive mothers. Both types of test can be used to measure the amount of virus that is present within a person's body (when they will usually... Read more »