HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)

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What is HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)?

HIV infection refers to the spectrum of human immunodeficiency virus infections that range from asymptomatic seropositivity, thru AIDS-related complex (ARC), to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).

What is it like to have HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)?

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

What do patients take to treat HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) and its symptoms?

Treatments reported by members
Perceived effectiveness
Overall rating of side effects
# of Evaluations

These charts show data from HIV patients’ latest treatment evaluations
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 3,580patients have this condition
  • 11new patients joined this month
  • 3,484say HIV is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 12
20s 260
30s 609
40s 710
50s 571
60s 175
70+ 25

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

24% Females
76% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 21
20-29 years 158
30-39 years 156
40-49 years 81
50-59 years 27
60-69 years 2
70+ years 0

Types
Condition Types Proportion # of patients
HIV-1: Group M: CRF 79
HIV-1: Group M: Type A1 213
HIV-1: Group M: Type A2 16
HIV-1: Group M: Type B 103
HIV-1: Group M: Type C 9
HIV-1: Group M: Type D 6
HIV-1: Group M: Type F1 8
HIV-1: Group M: Type F2 2
HIV-1: Group M: Type G 6
HIV-1: Group M: Type H 3
HIV-1: Group M: Type J 1
HIV-1: Group M: Type K 2
HIV-1: Group N 6
HIV-1: Group O 28
HIV-2 18
Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 953
Not Diagnosed 37

These charts show data from HIV patients who have completed their condition history
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