How The Immune System Fights HIV
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineAntiretroviral medications used effectively are the best way to allow the body to recovery from HIV related damage. There is no currently available treatment that enhances HIV-specific immunity that would allow the body to fight off HIV without... Read more »
Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesI do not know specific answers to your questions. I think the answers are elusive because I'm not aware of any studies that specifically examine alcohol and acute retroviral syndrome. The general effects that alcohol has on immunity is an... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHello Susan and thanks for posting.When we speak about "holes in the immune system", we are referring to gaps in the repertoire of the immune response. If you think of the universe of things that our immune system is supposed to react to... Read more »
AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure CoastHello and there are no bad questions, so don't worry. The idea of transferring immune cells to help people with HIV infection has been tried with a variety of methods over the years. Most of the attempts were in the desperate era before HAART... Read more »
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Posted by AnonymousI think there are two immune systems. One that fights colds, flu's and stuff like that. The other fights OI's (opportunist Infections). So, that would explain why people with AIDS don't get colds and the flu.
The immune systems are described below... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyAgain, the below gospel is plagerized from Gallant.
This may be a dumb question -- but I would sincerely appreciate an answer
If AIDS is a breakdown of the immune system, why don't people with AIDS get
colds all the time? Why... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The immune system may be able to come back more powerfully than anyone thought after a break in treatment with AIDS drugs, researchers said Wednesday.
They said in patients who had decided to interrupt their complex HIV drug... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHello everyone
I believe I have been infected with Hiv. I havnt been tested yet but I have many of the symptoms associated with ARS
The source of my possible infection had a confirmed std but tested negative for Hiv at 3-4 months. Is it possible that... Read more »
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