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Dr. Paul Carter
29 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Safe sex.: Safe sex, avoiding illicit drug use, and universal precautions for healthcare workers can prevent most cases of hiv.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Synonymous: Aids is caused by HIV infection. You can become immuno-suppressed by other conditions and illnesses, but the term is generally used to mean the resul ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
None: There are other diseases that cause immunodeficiency, but only hiv-1 and hiv-2 infection cause aids.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
No : For all practical purposes the answer is no, but there are other means of depleting the CD4 count, some of which are of unknown source. They can prod ... Read More

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