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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
The HIV disease?: The HIV virus (it causes AIDS) attacks and destroys a critical white blood cell of the immune system: the "CD4+ T-helper" cell. With these cells knock ... Read More
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
AIDS info: AIDS = acquired immune deficiency syndrome, caused by human immunodeficiency virus types 1 and 2 (HIV1, HIV2). Look it up online for more information.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
7 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Decreased immunity: Aids stands for acquired immune deficiency syndrome. It is caused by HIV (human immunodeficiency virus), which can be contracted through exchange of b ... Read More
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Dr. Timothy Ashley
14 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
HIV + illness: Acquired immune deficiency syndrome, the deadly clinical problem that occurs in advanced HIV infection. When the virus becomes active and suppresses t ... Read More
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Dr. Daniel Lee
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Advanced HIV infxn: Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is the virus that causes progressive destruction of the immune system, which can lead to acquired immune deficiency ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It starts with : infection by human immunodeficiency virus.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
AIDS: AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) is due to infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Filly
25 years experience Radiology
Not typically: But the medications available today can keep it very well under control.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Monkey blood: Most likely through contact with the blood of infected monkeys during the hunting and butchering process in africa. In the latter half of the 20th ce ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
HIV : This virus, which originated in central africa, is clearly the culprit.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Sub-Saharan Africa: In central africa some time during the first half of the 20th century.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rohini Rao
9 years experience General Practice
Bodily fluid: Aids is a syndrome caused by the virus, hiv. A person may have HIV but not aids, meaning that aids is a term used based on CD4 count or infections. Hi ... Read More
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