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A 32-year-old member asked:

Could a person develop aids not caused by hiv?

1 doctor answer5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
No: Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids) is a disease that is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (hiv).
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A 37-year-old member asked:

Please tell me, could a person develop aids not caused by hiv?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
No: Aids is due to infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (hiv).
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A 45-year-old member asked:

Is it true that HIV causes aids?

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Dr. Andrew Murphy
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Yes: Hiv is the virus that causes aids.
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