How Does The Immune System Respond To HIV
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Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesAbsolutely. Since HIV disease is a disease of the immune system, how the immune system responds to HIV when it is introduced to the body is crucial. All of the factors that contribute to the reasons why a person is or is not infected when exposed to... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineYou don't indicate what your HIV viral load results are or if you are currently receiving HIV treatment.... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineHIV infection causes both qualitative and quantitative damage to the immune system. Even with good viral suppression and decent immune recovery (as measured by CD4/T helper cell counts) the immune system does not return to normal. Factors... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineIndinavir has often been linked to a higher rate of skin problems so consideration could be given to switching to another PI (i.e. Kaletra or ritonavir-boosted saquinavir or atazanavir) and see what happens to your skin and other condition. Use of... Read more »
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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 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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyWhat are antigens? Are antibodies the same thing as the CD4 type of t-cells? What are CD8 t-cells? What is a macrpophage? Is a retrovirus the same thing as a lentivirus? What is DNA? Who is OJ? Am I asking too many questions? Is is ok to laugh when... Read more »
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 »
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