Are Some People Immune To Hiv
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Health Experts Need to Ensure That XDR-TB Does Not Spread Among People With Compromised Immune Systems, Including HIV-Positive People, WHO Official SaysHealth experts need to contain the spread of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis, TB that is resistant to the two most potent first-line treatments and some of the available second-line drugs, so that it does not spread among people with... Read more »
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New Data on Cancer Rates Among HIV-Positive People "Underline" Need for Antiretrovirals That Restore Immune Function, Opinion Piece SaysNew data on cancer rates among HIV-positive people "underline" the need for the development of antiretroviral drugs that "restore immune function more effectively" than currently available treatments, Mark Wainberg -- director of McGill University... Read more »
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Stanford University, School of MedicineThe information that was given to you is basically correct. HIV requires a couple of different molecules(receptors) on the surface of cells to gain entrance and infect the cells. It has recently been found that some people have mutations in one of... Read more »
UCLA School of MedicineHi Joe,Thank you for your post and sorry for the delay in responding. Your questions are complicated but I will try to address some of these issues the best I can.First of all, most people who are doing well on antiretroviral therapy do make... Read more »
Test Positive Aware NetworkHi there:You are talking about people who have the CCR5 mutation. CCR5 is a a protein on the surface of your CD4 cells that HIV uses to gain entry into your CD4 cell. The CD4 cell is what HIV uses to create copies of itself. A very small percentage... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI have a bacterial infection that in most people goes away within a few weeks. But I have had it for so long that my doctor says I must have a compromised immune system and said that it could be HIV. I don't know what to think. I've had 2 sexual... Read more »
Posted by andypb, 1 ReplyWhat is compromised/ supressed immune system.
Does compromised/ weak immune system take more time to produce antibody to HIV infection.
Would a Person having as low Cd 4 counts 350 is considered to have compromised immune system.
Do such person with... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI noticed that several people had been asking for information regarding the idea that an impaired immune system would explain seroconversion after 3 months or longer. Here is one post taken from Dr. Holodniy's site. I have seen several other... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyAgain, the below gospel is plagerized from Gallant.
This may be a dumb question -- but I would sincerely appreciate an answer
If AIDS is a breakdown of the immune system, why don't people with AIDS get
colds all the time? Why... Read more »
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