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How Does The Immune System Respond To The First Appearance Of HIV

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Symptoms of HIV versus Diabetes: Immune System Integrity

Hi Dr. Bob,Could my constant worrying/fear have weakened my immune system to the point for me to have this bout of flat warts on my hands? I've had them for over 4 months now and they don't look as if they are going away.Given my predisposition for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Francophobe,Back again?"Could my constant worrying/fear have weakened my immune system to the point for me to have this bout of flat warts on my hands?" Nope!"Given my predisposition for being a very high-strung Read more »

Immune System Damage

I have a question about immune system damage. I was diagnosed late (CD4 in the 60s and V/L off the... Read more »

Better Immune System Longer For Anitbodies To Show Up?

Dear Dr. Bob,Glad your back! Just wanted to ask a question that I asked an HIV counsler the other... Read more »
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HIV Vaccines and Your Immune System

...Results, Look for the Following Discussion The Bottom Line Introduction The goal of HIV vaccines is to teach the immune system new and hopefully better ways to win the battle against the virus. There are different types of immune... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Study Suggests Immune Systems of Untreated HIV-Infected Individuals May Deteriorate Faster Than Previously Thought

... The immune systems of untreated HIV-infected individuals appear to deteriorate faster than previously thought, according to preliminary results Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...understood. It's not clear who will more likely experience IRIS, though it most often occurs in people with severely damaged immune systems shortly after they start taking HIV therapy. More study needs to tease out its risk factors and to find... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Monitoring Your Immune System and the Virus

... Developing any of the infections that are related to AIDS is a clear sign that the immune system is damaged and no longer able to fully protect you from invading organisms. But instead of waiting until someone becomes ill, Read more »
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Immune system & HIV detection

Posted by andypb, 1 Reply
...What 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 Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Research Uncovers Signaling Pathways Related To Brain-immune System Links - May Lay Groundwork For Novel HIV Treatment Main Category: HIV / AIDS News Article Date: 18 May 2006 - 8:00am Read more »

Suppressed immune system

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hello, I was just wondering what types of things suppress your immune system, which I know can delay your HIV test from coming up positive? Read more »

Stuff from web re. immune system a seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I noticed that several people had been asking for information regarding the idea that an impaired immune system would explain seroconversion after 3 months or longer. Here is one post taken from Dr. Holodniy's site. I have seen several Read more »