What Kind Of Cells Are Being Attacked By Hiv
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Stanford University, School of MedicineUnlikely to infect CD8 cells, unless they are dual positive CD4/CD8, of which there are a few. On the other hand, infecting CD4 cells and destroying them does affect CD8 function, in that CD4 cells are important in signaling CD8 cells to function... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHello and thanks for your post.There are several different types of T (or Thymus-derived) cells. Most T cells are either CD4 or CD8's-- otherwise known as T-helper and T-suppressor cells. HIV infects cells that express the CD4 cell surface... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineNot exactly sure what she might be speaking of. However, HIV exists in all tissues including the brain and spinal fluid. HIV drugs penetrate into the brain at different levels. In general when we see viral loads go down in the blood, the same... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesThis is a plea in response to several different posts I have seen on this board and is in no way meant as an attack on anyone individual. If you are single, than your sexual, mental, spiritual and internal health is soley your responsibility. When... Read more »
Posted by Carrie, 1 ReplyI'm starting to post more here, and hope I'm not bothering anyone by it. I'm just looking to get further educated.
Anyways, my 33 year old boyfriend is pos and I who am 27 are neg. We've been talking about having a baby (in another post) but another... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyThe below is plagerized from Gallant ( the guru!)
I know that the present antiretroviral medications do not actually kill the virus.
However, if the medications inhibit the virus from reproducing, doesn't the virus die
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Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
hi,everyone,i went to the doctors today and my cd4 count is still falling.example oct 01 cd4 820,
march02 cd4 700,
june 02 cd4 560,
for the last test in june,i used a different lab,
could that make such a difference?.
my exposure was in june/july01.
ive... Read more »
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