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A 32-year-old member asked:

Can i cure my hiv?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Camilla Graham
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease 28 years experience
I wish we knew how: We have learned so much about HIV in the last 20+ years, and treatment for HIV is light years ahead of where we were even 15 years ago. But, once it integrates into cells' dna, we do not know how to dislodge it yet, so we do not know how to cure it. But the medications available today are highly effective, simpler to take, have low side effects, and should provide a near-normal life expectancy.
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Dr. Daniel Lee
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
HIV can lie dormant: There is no cure for HIV right now because HIV can lie dormant (sleeping) in various locations or reservoirs. The current HIV meds require that HIV be actively replicating or trying to make more copies of itself. In addition, the current meds are good at clearing the blood of hiv, but may not get into areas like the lymph node or brain or other tissues well. Thus, there is no cure for now...
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A 41-year-old member asked:

Can HIV be cured?

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Dr. Edward Junn
Emergency Medicine 34 years experience
Almost: Today's medical regimen has vastly improved lives of patients with aids to the point where they can lead normal lives - a good example is magic johnson. It is not a cure but the HIV can be managed. We are still working on a vaccine.
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A 44-year-old member asked:

Can garlic can cure hiv?

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Dr. Charles Sturgis
Pathology 30 years experience
Garlic is no cure...: Garlic tastes good, but sadly, it cannot cure hiv.
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A 31-year-old male asked:

Is there any cure for HIV 1?

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Dr. James Goodrich
Neurosurgery 40 years experience
HIV: There is presently a good deal of intensive research going in in regards to the treatment of hiv. While a cure has not yet been described there has been significant success in slowing the progression of this disease.
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India
A female asked:

Is there any cure for hiv/aids?

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Unfortunately no: But current medications are able to keep the virus under check for a long time, as long as they are taken as they should.
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A 32-year-old member asked:

What is hiv?

16 doctor answers33 doctors weighed in
Dr. Pam Yoder
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Top resource for HIV: People in north america wanting basic and advanced information about the disease HIV or aids, diagnosis and treatment, resources, caregiving and prevention should start with this from the cdc: http://www.Cdc.Gov/hiv/topics/basic/index.Htm#hiv.
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