found out im HIV positives and wondering how long i can live for?
hello i just found out that i got hiv from where i worked before i got stuck by i needle that was in a garbage bag when i was taking out the trash. im 21 and im very very afraid and dont know what to do but im just wondering how long i can live? i just feel like there is nothing to live for now and just trying to figure what do do now anyways thanks for everyones help
Asked By: Roch G - 7/7/2009
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YOU SHOULD CONSULT A LAWYER ABOUT YOUR RIGHTS AND BENEFITS FOR THIS JOB RELATED IINJURY. THESE NEEDLESTICKS CAN BE TRACED TO THE PATIENT THAT GAVE IT TO YOU IF IT WAS A HOSPITAL SETTING... More
Answered By: SARA - 7/7/2009
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omg im sooo sorry thats so horrible! you can live with hiv with the proper medications,its only deadly if it evolves into aids.please continue to live your life,dont let hiv stop you. look at magic johnson,had hiv since the late 80s i think
Answered By: Mrs.Tweedy - 7/7/2009
In thius day and time, you can live a long life. Some people live 30 years after diagnosed, however some do not. The key is stay informed on meds, alternative meds, and take excellent care of yourself... More
Answered By: Lisa Kay - 7/7/2009
You need to sit down and talk with a doctor knowledgeable about HIV and the medications needed. You can live out your full life if you take the meds and take care of yourself. Exercise, eat well and keep a positive outlook. There is much to live for. The advances in treatment of HIV have come a long, long way. Things... More
Answered By: HereIAm - 7/7/2009
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