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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 »

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