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what is the difference between aids and hiv in gays?

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Dr. John Overholt
26 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Virus v disease: Aids is the manifestation of advanced HIV infection. The HIV virus destroys certain immune cells, cd4+ t-cells, and when those t-cell numbers get too low, the infected person begins to get unusual illnesses. This syndrome of illnesses is called aids. Straight people get HIV too.
Answered on Feb 7, 2015
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