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Monday, March 10, 2014
HIV and AIDS
How Long Can a Person With AIDS Live Without Taking Medications?
How long can a person with AIDS live without taking medications?
The natural history of HIV infection suggests that progression to AIDS occurs over 8-10 years. Once a person has progressed to AIDS, any of the opportunistic illnesses can occur and one can eventually succumb to it.
Pamposh Kaul, MD
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati