How Does Hiv Reproduce
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Rocky Mountain CARESHiOutside of the body HIV begins to die immediately and becomes unable to infect. Inside the body HIV needs CD4 cells to infect to replicate itself and it has 2 days or 48 hours before it dies. So being on PrEP allows for the body to try and protect... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineThe virus exists in two forms, free viral particles and virus that is integrated into host cells like CD4 cells. There are estimates that in the absence of HIV treatment, there is approximately 10(9)-10(10) viral particles in blood and all... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,I absolutely agree: You certainly don't understand! Can you contract HIV from having sex with multiple negative people? No, of course not. HIV is a sexually transmitted disease in which an HIV-infected person can transmit the virus to an... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Gosh, and folks wonder why we need age-appropriate, science-based sex education back in our schools!?!?!?Your's, my friend, is a QTND (Question That Never Dies) and has a common sense ATNC (Answer That Never Changes). See below.Dr. Bobgay... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI've read in my med/surg book that HIV needs some sort of reaction in the body for it to start replicating itself once inside the blood stream. If this is true, how long would it take for it to begin reproducing?Also, wouldnt all the test guidelines... Read more »
Posted by rob422, 2 Repliesokay i can't find this question in the index.
i'm very new to this whole HIV scare. and i'm also finding out that everything i've read about HIV from other websites is misleading.
i don't really care about the possibility of my infection status or... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI am wondering if 20-30 ml of wet HIV-infected blood remained in a glass for more than twelve hours, will the blood be still infectious even if it is still wet after that 12 hours?? Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyThe below is plagerized from Gallant ( the guru!)
I know that the present antiretroviral medications do not actually kill the virus.
However, if the medications inhibit the virus from reproducing, doesn't the virus die
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