HIV is worse than you think.
HIV/AIDS affects 3.5 million people and half of those are childern >15, HIV attacks the T-Cells. HIV attacks the immune system and can open for cancer. It's usually can take 10 years for HIV symptoms to start. Some of the stages can be swollen glands, groin, fever,and muscle aches.
How to live/survive longer if you have HIV
People usually don't live very long with HIV, with treatment you can live long.Their is a drug called "cocktails", They help strengthen the immune system, but they are very expensive and not all people can get it also have some side effects.