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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 »

vircoTYPE HIV-1

With the advice of a peer to bring this to the EXPERTS, here it goes. I had complete resistance... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Types of Cancer Vary in HIV Patients

...HIV-infected patients have shifted in the era of antiretroviral (ARV) therapy, a new study has found. The incidence rates of non-AIDS-defining malignancies (non-ADMs) have grown among HIV-infected patients compared with non-infected patients... 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 »
National Association of People With AIDS

Types of HIV Tests

...development. For more information about testing options in your area, contact you local health department or the National STD/HIV/AIDS hotline (1-800-342-2437).The only way to know if you are infected with HIV is by taking an HIV antibody test. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Transmission of Herpes Simplex Virus Types 1 and 2 in a Prospective Cohort of HIV-Negative Gay Men: The Health in Men Study

... There are few studies comparing risk factors for infection by herpes simplex virus types 1 (HSV-1) and 2 (HSV-2), the authors of the current study wrote, despite an increase in HSV-1-associated anogenital herpes reports. 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 »

Types of test?

Posted by T_BOOGIE, 3 Replies
...Does the type of test you take really make a difference, like besides the rapid test. I dont know what kind of test i took but the last one Read more »