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Why Does Hiv Cause Immunodeficiency

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

Background The acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) was first recognized in 1981 and has since become a major worldwide pandemic. AIDS is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). By leading to the destruction and/or functional impairment of cells of the immune system, notably CD4+ T cells, HIV progressively destroys the body's ability to fight infections and certain cancers. An HIV-infected person is diagnosed with AIDS when his...
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HIV / CVID (COMMON VARIABLE IMMUNODEFICIENCY) (HYPOGAMMAGLOBULINEMIA 2008)

Im a gay man, 44. Over the last 8 years I have had the tell-tail signs of swollen neck glands, soaking night sweats, shingles, persistent chest infections and bacterial pneumonia. In May 2006 I tested negative for HIV (the test was a spot of blood...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Actually, HIV often sends serum antibody levels up, not down. HIV causes hypergammaglobulinemia, not hypogammaglobulinemia. This is a consequence of immune activation. I'll repost some information below from the archives concerning CVID and... Read more »

Can a pet licking sweat or a cut from a HIV positve persons skin cause them to get sick or even HIV but in animal form whatever that may be? (CATS AND DOGS AND HIV, 2009)

Hello there. This may sound like a weird question but I have to ask because the only way to know is to ask, also someone else may be wondering the same thing. First of all I am currently on meds and undectable my question doesn't pertain to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Actually you are certainly not the only one wondering if Toto or Miss Kitty could be at risk. In fact we have an entire chapter in the archives of this forum devoted to animal HIV transmission. I'll reprint below some information from those... Read more »

HIV: Cause? or Correlation only?

Mr. Sowadsky, First, I would like to commend you and Dr. Gallant for your efforts to answer such a wide array of important questions regarding peoples concerns about HIV and AIDS. I hope you could comment on these questions: 1) Does anyone really...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.HIV has now definitively been proven to be the cause of AIDS. This diseaseis not seen in people who do not have HIV. But remember that there are otherdiseases of the immune system besides AIDS. So just because a... Read more »

Diabetes is Caused by HIV?

IS diabetes a symptom of having the HIV virus?...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
Yes and no. Diabetes does not seem to be caused by HIV itself. However antiretroviral therapy (ART) is associated with a higher incidence of diabetes mellitus (DM). The reason for this seems to be that ART is associated with a metabolic... Read more »
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HIV Causes AIDS -- And Knowing It Could Save Your

Posted by Anonymous
HIV Causes AIDS -- And Knowing It Could Save Your Life
By San Francisco AIDS Foundation

While the global HIV/AIDS pandemic continues to rage, a small number of fringe groups have been aggressively promoting misinformation about AIDS. Some claim that... Read more »

The way we address HIV is cause for concern

Posted by bradford
The way we address HIV is cause for concern.

The truth is that there are millions of people living to whom HIV has not caused illness and death. This information brings joy and hope to the heart of any person who has ever dreaded the onset of AIDS.

Ini... Read more »

Hiv doesn't cause aids

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
don't be a victim of greed , hiv doesn't cause aids and if you take those toxic drugs you will eventually die Read more »