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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yes: Hiv mutates in response to HIV therapy. If you're being treated without a complete response (partial suppression), the virus can mutate so it can rep ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
HIV: The obvious answer is that HIV causes it. But perhaps you meant "how do you get it?" you get HIV by having unsafe sex or by sharing needles/syringes ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Evolution: It came from a simian precursor transmitted to humans by one of several mechanisms. This virus mutates continuously and the form to which it mutates ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
HIV infection/AIDS: The HIV virus causes HIV infection and aids. There are many clinical manifestations of HIV infection and aids, which are too numerous to list here.

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