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What Is The Life Span Of A Person Infected With Herpes

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life span of a person

How long has any one person lived with HIV? ...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
I don't know the exact answer to that question. However, I do know that there are some long term survivors (usually refered to as non-progressors), who have been HIV+ for years and have not become ill, even without treatment. Since the epidemic... Read more »

Life span expectancy

Three years + ve and only one year monitored, Cd4 last time (August 02) 609; 32 First time (October... Read more »

Life Span vs. Toxicities, plus Cancer Concerns

Hi, docs. Thanks for your help in the past. I'm the 40-year-old guy who started treatment... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kansas City Star Examines Increasing Life Spans of HIV-Positive U.S. Residents

The Kansas City Star on Monday examined HIV-positive U.S. residents' increasing average life spans, which "def[y] the virus' early image as a quick death sentence" but often "[w]ea[r] out the sympathy and patience of friends as health... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

"Prevention and Wellness Across the Life Span": Highlights From the American Public Health Association's Annual Meeting

Dr. Reed Tuckson In late October, we joined more than 12,000 public health professionals at the American Public Health Association's (APHA) 2012 Annual Meeting in San Francisco. The theme of this year's meeting was "Prevention and Wellness... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Africans on HIV Drugs Can Expect Normal Life Span -- Study

Ugandans with HIV/AIDS who receive antiretroviral therapy (ARVs) can hope to have a near-normal life expectancy, according to research announced Monday at the 6th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 (HSV-2) Seroprevalence at the Time of HIV-1 Diagnosis and Seroincidence After HIV-1 Diagnosis in an Ethnically Diverse Cohort of HIV-1-Infected Persons

Researchers in the current study sought to determine herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) seroprevalence at HIV-1 diagnosis and seroincidence one year or more after HIV diagnosis. HSV type-specific antibodies were detected using enzyme immunoassay in... Read more »
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hiv positive and life span

Posted by optiplex, 1 Reply
Sorry to ask stupid question but there is lot of ambiguity about the results. Recent studies have shown some dramatic outcomes. Now they are claiming that person can live average life span but how many have seen hiv positive living more than thirty... Read more »

how infection doubts devastated my life

Posted by jackass, 3 Replies
I got my school report today and my highest note is D..

I didn't study the exams because of stress ..


4 months ago I used to plan about being #1 in school..

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Herpes question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Can u catch a different strain of herpes from someone if you yourself had herpes for 10+ years but had an unprotected exposure with someone who just recently got it from someone they were involved with...... Read more »

condom broke - got herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Hey,
My case seems somewhat different from others at least to me. I contracted herpes as a result of 30 seconds exposure to sex worker's vagina during intercourse as the condom broke. I have not been feeling well ever since. I have not had any... Read more »