What Is The Exact Cause Of Aids
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Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramHi. Thank you for your question. AIDS is a disease caused by a virus called HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus). AIDS stands for Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. In this disease, the HIV virus damages the immunesystem, so the body is no longer... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineAll your questions are excellent ones. Probably the best place to start, here at the body at: http://www.thebody.com/treat/antivir.html, or project inform: http://www.projinf.org/. Although it is heavy reading, take a look at the US national... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolMolluscum contagiosum is caused by a poxvirus. In HIV-negative people, it is usually a fairly benign problem, characterized by small flesh-colored mumps on the skin that usually go away by themselves. In HIV-infected people, molluscum can... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,1.No, absolutely not. Your "many negative/undetected results" definitively eliminate the possibility of HIV.2.No.3.No.I suggest you follow up with the immunologist for a repeat CD4 count in November as planned. I also suggest you stop... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI know with HIV you can't go by symptoms (so they say). But if one was to experience them, they say you'd have "flu like" symptoms. What exactly does that mean? Is it stomach flu type of symptoms where you can't keep anything down, and you just... Read more »
Posted by dsaklad1. Was the testing only for AIDS HIV or for other sexually transmitted diseases too?...
Asking precisely what tests were done makes the test results more clear.
2. What about getting vaccinated for hepatitis B and hepatitis A ?...
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyCan anybody describe skin rash during ARS for me ? Is it small red dots or large ones ? Are there many of them or only a few ? Are they localized or can they appear anywhere on the body ? When they appear, do they last for a long time or do they... Read more »
Posted by Mathias1, 3 RepliesHi, my name is Matthew and I just received my results back 2day HIV +. When the nurse told me, I just sat there and stared at her. Having my cousin in the room w/me help to ease the emotions. I am totally lost right now, and am worried about taking... Read more »
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