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Can hiv be cured if it's treated quickly?

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Dr. Camilla Graham
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease 28 years experience
No, unfortunately: Once HIV is detected, it has gotten into cells in the body and we do not currently know how to completely eliminate (cure) this infection. It does look like early antiretroviral therapy may provide benefit in terms of stabilizing the immune system. See a doctor as soon as possible if you have any suspicion that you could have gotten hiv.
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