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How Does Hiv Affect You

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HIV life cycle, and how HIV affects the immune system

Hi Rick, When Hiv attaches itself to a lymphocyte, is the lymphocyte actually a gland as in the neck or armpit, and does this then become a reproduction factory for HIV with an abundance of T-cells coming from the gland? Thank you for your...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Thank 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 Read more »

life insurance for HIV-affected

Are there any companies currently selling (even on a rated basis) life insurance policies on... Read more »

does hiv affect the uterus?

my girlfriend and i have been haveing sex with out a condom. i was diagnosed with hiv last year,... Read more »
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HIV Affects Blood Circulation Similar to Smoking

... In an oral presentation at CROI 2009 in Montreal, Canada, information from three studies (FRAM, CARDIA and MESA) show that HIV infection increases the risk that someone will develop hardening of the arteries, or a progressive thickening and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Affects Democratic Process in Namibia, Report Says

... HIV/AIDS is affecting the democratic process in Namibia, according to a report by the Namibian Institute for Democracy and the Read more »
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Maternal-Fetal Transmission of HIV-1: Implications for Care of HIV-Affected Women and Children

... Update on Prevention of Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission: U.S. Successes, International Challenges (Symposium S12) Authored by Mary Glenn Fowler View the original abstract Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: Center for HIV-Affected Families in Danger of Closing

... A unique child care center and support group for Philadelphia families coping with HIV/AIDS may face closure soon, as funding sources for such care dry up. The St. Mary's Family Respite Center has served more than Read more »
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dear gmanbil Can HIV affect the liver?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...dear gman,hiv itself affect the liver,while NOT on meds?, my liver enzymes are always raised.my recent DNA PCR WAS NEG,for HIV. Read more »

does hiv affect your liver

Posted by uhohblita, 1 Reply
...one SPT i think is 51 which are both high. i have been having pain in that area for months but the docs wouldnt listen. does hiv affect my liver? i am really trying to get over my hiv OCD but my bodys going downhill. Read more »

Can HIV affect the liver?

Posted by Anonymous
...question.can hiv affect the liver,even when a person is not on meds.?my liver enzymes are always high.my liver always hurts and is sore. Read more »

HIV affecting GI tract?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If HIV was causing problems in your GI tract would it only occur in late stages? I tested negative at 8 weeks, and have been diagnosed Read more »