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How Does Hiv Affect Your Life

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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
...system.To gain a better understanding of how HIV reproduces itself inside CD4 cells, and to gain a better understanding of how HIV affects the immune system, read through the following webpages:What exactly is the definition of AIDS?For a good... Read more »

life insurance for HIV-affected

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

Insurance

Hi I have been recently diagnosed, and Im only 22 years old I just got my first job, and I have... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe Has Reduced Life Expectancy, Not Affecting Population Growth, Study Says

... HIV/AIDS has reduced the life expectancy in Zimbabwe, but the country's overall population growth remains unchanged as births continue Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Researchers Need to Know How Evolutionary Life of Viruses Affects Evolution of Humans, Animals, Opinion Piece Says

... "[B]efore researchers can develop new drugs" to "stave off the worst that viruses" -- such as HIV -- and "bacteria can produce, ... they must understand the evolutionary nature of individual diseases and how viruses and bacteria, Read more »
The Body

Living With Two Diseases: HIV and Alcoholism

... I've spoken at length on this blog about the disease of HIV and how it affects me and my life. But I live with another disease that is just as devastating and deadly. It is also a disease Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Quality of Life, Emotional Status, and Adherence of HIV-1-Infected Patients Treated With Efavirenz Versus Protease Inhibitor-Containing Regimens

...(AEs) and impact of an efavirenz-containing regimen versus a protease inhibitor-containing regimen on quality of life (QOL), emotional status (ES), and adherence of HIV-1-infected patients in a prospective, randomized, study of 100 HIV-1-infected... Read more »
Connect With Others

AIDS: 25 years

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...AIDS: 25 years Twenty five years after being given a death sentence, I'm still alive! I have been living infected with HIV since 1984 but on November 28, 2010, I celebrated my 25th Anniversary of being told I had six months to live. On... Read more »

Sex with HIV positive

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I had a bad cold ain early dec and again in early january and now my body is stessing out waiting for the results of another HIV Antibody test and a PCR test. I have no swollen glands or fever and no sore throat, just body weakness and stomach... Read more »

Worry and Guilt after risk from oral

Posted by Breezy
...other people a little reassurance. Last May I put myself in a low-risk situation. Although I knew that it was unlikely I had HIV, there wasn?t an ARS symptom that I didn?t have. I worried everyday that I was spending the rest of my life with... Read more »

Need your Help!!... Continued

Posted by Amanda, 2 Replies
...Ok, here are the questions, you can also include anything else that you think may be helpful. Thanks!! 1. How has HIV/AIDS physically affected your daily routine and life in general ? (you may include experiences) 2. How has HIV/AIDS socially Read more »