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Other Diseases Involved With HIV

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Can HIV compromize the immune system without another disease involved?

Are there studies about HIV positive people with severly compromized immune systems with none of the diseases associated with AIDS? I'm interested if the HIV virus itself has been proven to destroy the immune system of an otherwise healthy person?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The HIV virus destroys CD4+ T-cells resulting in a chronically activated and damaged immune system without any other germs necessary Read more »

HIV- always involved with HIV+

My partner of 1 year is HIV-. I am +(15 years) and healthy.Both his previous relationships were... Read more »

is aids an automatic death sentence for all involved sexually

is there a chance that if i come in contact with someone who has beenaffected that i would not be... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Seattle Times Examines Increasing Involvement of Local Black Churches in Fight Against HIV/AIDS

...Seattle Times on Monday examined how many black churches in the Seattle area are becoming increasingly involved in promoting HIV/AIDS awareness in the black community. Churches initially approached HIV/AIDS "with a flawed theology" that the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Summarizes Opinion Pieces on NIH-Funded AIDS Drug Trials Involving Foster Children

... Researchers who conducted NIH -funded HIV/AIDS drug trials involving hundreds of HIV-positive foster children often did not appoint independent advocates for the children, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Vietnamese Program Aims to Involve Society in HIV Prevention Efforts

...week in Vietnam as part of a project that aims to increase society's overall involvement in the country's fight against HIV/AIDS, the VNA/ TMCNet reports. Khuat Thi Hai Oanh, a project officer, said people typically focus on prevention and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UNAIDS Urges Asia-Pacific Law Enforcement to Become Involved in Fight Against HIV/AIDS

...UNAIDS speakers focused on ways to increase cooperative involvement between law enforcement and groups of people living with HIV/AIDS, despite the challenges associated with raising awareness among police forces and communities. According to VOA... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS & The Delivery of Bad News - A Research S

Posted by Dolbylife, 2 Replies
...HIV/AIDS & The Delivery of Bad News - A Research Study A few years ago, when I was 24 yrs old, Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...suffered or is suffering with enzepalopathia-my spelling might be off. its a condition involving memory loss..brought on by hiv/aids invectious disease creates this condition or people that are exposed over period of years to fumes, or people in... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous
...lymphoid tissue activation in 15 patients with HIV-1 infection. To learn more about possible applications of these findings to AIDS management, Medscape's Laurie Barclay interviewed Dr. Pauza, a professor at the Institute of Human Virology,... Read more »

Possible HIV ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I had a very brief oral sex encounter with a stripper at a golf tournament involving drinking a shot of alocohol on her vaginal area. I tested negative at 47 days after exposure. However, I have been having night Read more »