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How long can sperm live if you have pcos and hpv?

How long can sperm live if you have pcos and hpv?

Neither condition : Affects the life cycle of sperm. If you mean how long they can live in your body, it's up to 72 hours or so, but variable depending upon you and the provider of the sperm. ...Read more

Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
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Hiv (Definition)

Hiv infection is caused by a retrovirus....This retrovirus binds to CD4 cells (for the most part). You may detect the virus by several different methods. An elisa test (enzyme linked immunosorbent assay). You may also detect it by doing a test referred to as a western blot (a gel protein electrophoresis). Thirdly by pcr (polymerase chain reaction) which ...Read more


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How long can a child born with HIV live if they never get treatment....

How long can a child born with HIV live if they never get treatment....

HIV vertical : No one can say exactly how long anyone with any condition will live, but i can assure you that a child born with HIV will longer with treatment than they will without it. ...Read more

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If someone is diagnosed with HIV typically how long do they have to live?

If someone is diagnosed with HIV typically how long do they have to live?

Nobody knows: There is no "typical" life expectancy for HIV (or anything else, for that matter). Magic johnson has been HIV positive for over 20 years, and he seems to be doing just fine. No reputable physician will ever say, "you have x weeks/months/years to live" under any circumstances, much less when HIV is involved. ...Read more

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How long will you have to live if you have stage four cancer?

How long will you have to live if you have stage four cancer?

No way to say: It depends entirely on the type of cancer. Stage 4 means the cancer has spread through the body. If it's pancreas, you're talking a few weeks. Other cancers that have spread widely can be cured or controlled with radiation and chemotherapy. Cancer is many different diseases. ...Read more

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How long can a person live once they have aids?

How long can a person live once they have aids?

Long, with treatment: Today, people with hiv/aids who are placed on appropriate medications and adhere to them can expect to live nearly as long as those without hiv. ...Read more

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How long can I survive if I have lupus?

How long can I survive if I have lupus?

A long time: Lupus severity can vary greatly. Some suffer badly much of the time, and they can be more likely to encounter dangerous complications. Many, though, will have milder and more occasional symptoms (rashes, achiness, fatigue). Taking Hydroxychloroquine and finding a careful rheumatologist will almost certainly improve the quality of your life - and may also help you to live a normal lifespan. ...Read more

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How long can a person live if they haven't/don't poop?

How long can a person live if they haven't/don't poop?

Constipation: Constipation is defined as a bowel movement < 3x per week. Constipation is NOT necessarily dangerous but abnormal and may require treatment. It is difficult to answer your question because healthy people will eventually have a bowel movement without complications or adverse effects. ...Read more

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How long can someone live if they have melanoma?

How long can someone live if they have melanoma?

Depends on Stage: Survival from melanoma (or really any cancer) depends on the stage of the cancer, which in the case of melanoma is derived from the initial tumor thickness, whether there is ulceration, the extent of lymph node involvement (if any) and whether e melanoma has spread to distant, internal, organs. ...Read more

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How long would one live if diagnosed to have acute leukemia?

How long would one live if diagnosed to have acute leukemia?

Untreated: The median is 3-4 months. Many successful and even curative therapies in most circumstances. ...Read more

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How long can you live if you have leukemia?

How long can you live if you have leukemia?

That depends.: There are many different kinds of leukemia. Some are curable, some can be controlled so well the patient has a normal lifespan, others are slow growing with survival over a decade. The acute leukemias are the dangerous ones, with rapid onset, high risk of death if not successfully controlled with chemotherapy and/or stem cell transplant. Even then, some of these patients can be cured. ...Read more

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How long can I live with one kidney?

How long can I live with one kidney?

Normal life: If generally healthy, people can live a normal life with one kidney. ...Read more

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How long can you live after an HIV diagnosis?

How long can you live after an HIV diagnosis?

A normal life: The name of the game is getting diagnosed early...And by early i mean before your cd4 cell count gets anywhere near the 200 mark. The best way to manage the disease is to keep a strong immune system. The data now shows with appropriate treatment the lifespan of an HIV infected individual is a mere few years shoerter than if never HIV infected. ...Read more

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How likely can one get chlamydia from someone who has it? How long should one wait before getting tested for accurate results?

How likely can one get chlamydia from someone who has it? How long should one wait before getting tested for accurate results?

No need to wait: Molecular tests for chlamydia are sensitive and specific. You do not need to wait to get tested. If you suspect you have chlamydia, see your doctor for the test. In collecting urine, do collect the very first flow of urine. This is in contrast to all other urine collections. ...Read more

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How long does a person have to live after diagnosed with "nash"?

How long does a person have to live after diagnosed with "nash"?

Depends: If the patient has significant liver damage on biopsy of the liver their prognosis may be worse than someone without any established liver scar. ...Read more

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How long would a person live with hepatitis C if they did not get any treatment at all?

How long would a person live with hepatitis C if they did not get any treatment at all?

Depends: It all depends on how much liver scarring they already have, how old they are, how long they have had hcv infection, and whether they have any conditions that accelerate scarring like alcohol use or hiv. Men who have had hcv infection for more than 40 years have a 70% chance of cirrhosis. About one third of people with hcv will die from it ( as opposed to all the other things that can get us). ...Read more

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Can you get HPV from kissing? And if so how long does cancer take to develop

Not normally: Kissing will not transfer hpv, but oral sex can. It takes at least months and probably years for a cancer to develop. Most women < 30 years old will be able to fight off the hpv infection without specific treatment. ...Read more

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How long can a baby with HIV live for?

How long can a baby with HIV live for?

Very long: Properly treated there are HIV infected children now into their 20's+. The hope is that they will remain healthy on medication until cure becomes a reality. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Human Immunodeficiency Virus (Definition)

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids), [1][2] a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more