How Does Hiv Affect The Body Systems
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Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramThank you for your question. HIV infects cells of the immune system called CD4 cells. There are many CD4 cells inside the lymph nodes. These cells can also be found all throughout the body.When HIV enters a CD4 cell, the cell itself becomes a... Read more »
Cornell University, Weill Medical CollegeHIV can affect the central nervous system (CNS) in many ways, both directly and by causing poor immune function which allows other pathogens or diseases to do damage. This can lead to many, many symptoms and problems including dementia, meningitis,... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineI don't think there is any real data to answer this question, although I think it unlikely in someone on HAART that a sauna would affect viral load. I think the only contraindication would be is if there were underlying heart disease or some... Read more »
University of North CarolinaHello thereIf you tested negative for HIV at 6 months than HIV is NOT the cause of your symptoms. Given that they sound very debilitating, I would encourage you to be evaluated by a medical provider. I would avoid the focus on HIV as you are not... Read more »
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Posted by xrayvison, 3 RepliesI have a quick question. I am going to get an hiv test done soon but I was wondering since I take a high dose of immune system boosters like vitamin c, zinc, and vitamin d as a supplement for healthy living, would this affect the outcome of my test... 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 character28, 2 RepliesHi guys, do you have any information about this? Can it be possible that this antipsychotic alters the result of an HIV test? Is there actually any medicine that alters the result of an HIV test? I've asked this questions to the experts at TheBody... 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 »
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