How Does Hiv Attack The Cells In The Body
Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
Ask the Experts
Stanford University, School of MedicineUnlikely to infect CD8 cells, unless they are dual positive CD4/CD8, of which there are a few. On the other hand, infecting CD4 cells and destroying them does affect CD8 function, in that CD4 cells are important in signaling CD8 cells to function... Read more »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramHi. Thank you for your question.There are only 2 HIV viruses, HIV-1 and HIV-2. There is no HIV-B virus. Both of the HIV viruses infect CD4 cells (also known as T4 cells or T-Helpercells). More information on HIV-2 can be found in the... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineNot exactly sure what she might be speaking of. However, HIV exists in all tissues including the brain and spinal fluid. HIV drugs penetrate into the brain at different levels. In general when we see viral loads go down in the blood, the same... Read more »
Connect With Others
Posted by Carrie, 1 ReplyI'm starting to post more here, and hope I'm not bothering anyone by it. I'm just looking to get further educated.
Anyways, my 33 year old boyfriend is pos and I who am 27 are neg. We've been talking about having a baby (in another post) but another... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousIS THE HIV VIRUS VERY FRAGILE AND DIES IMMEDIATELY ONCE OUTSIDE THE HUMAN BODY
The truth of the matter is that the HIV virus (the AIDS virus) is one of the hardiest viruses known to mankind. According to a study from the Pasteur Institute in Paris... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI have consistantly tested negative on several tests over the past two years. However, I keep getting symptoms of hiv and my t cells are lurking around the 400 range. I have more test results comminmg back on feb 4th.
Is there anyone else out there... Read more »
Posted by sanitex, 1 Replyh! everyone
first of foremost i'd like to thank the founder and the moderators of this forum for their wonderfull time they use to make this site come true.
anyway my question looks stupid but i keep on asking cause my hope... Read more »
Guides for People With HIV