|Re: You think we ever be free HIV/AIDS?
Mar 16, 2005
I fail to understand your reason why you say:
Posted: Mar 15, 2005
"For those who are already infected with HIV, there will not be a cure or eradicative treatment. By"
Are there not any cures for other viruses in the world?
I think your statment above is just plain stupid and narrow minded. Its not scientific.
| Response from Dr. Young
Call it what you'd like-- I don't think that the statement that there won't be a cure for AIDS in the next 5 years is neither stupid or narrow minded.
There are some viral infections that are "cured" by the immune system, some where there are medications or vaccine that can prevent and others (like herpes, CMV) that are treatable, but life long.
To give false hope is irresponsible. To offer the best realistic pronostication is all that we try to do here. Sorry that you feel offended by that. BY
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.