Does Hiv Damage Cells In Immune System
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineHIV infection causes both qualitative and quantitative damage to the immune system. Even with good viral suppression and decent immune recovery (as measured by CD4/T helper cell counts) the immune system does not return to normal. Factors... Read more »
UCLA School of MedicineThank you for the post. There certainly are no compelling clinical data demonstrating that starting antiretroviral therapy with a CD4 cell count as high as yours will result in any benefit. That does not mean there are not benefits yet to be... Read more »
UCLA School of MedicineThank you for your post.The phrase you refer to is frequently used in very loose terms. The reason for this is that it really is not very specific or well defined. I suspect most use it to describe immunologic deficits that occur in people that... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineReinfection that close would not prohibit you from making antibodies. A PCR test now probably will not add anything.MH... Read more »
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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 »
Posted by Anonymous8-14-97 The method of exposing the immune system to parts of HIV
in advanced evolved forms can be made more effective if the
immune system is prepard in advance for this treatment. People
with HIV infection receive some of this preparation but the... 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 ReplyWhat are antigens? Are antibodies the same thing as the CD4 type of t-cells? What are CD8 t-cells? What is a macrpophage? Is a retrovirus the same thing as a lentivirus? What is DNA? Who is OJ? Am I asking too many questions? Is is ok to laugh when... Read more »
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