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A 23-year-old female asked:

I was told at the hospital that i have a viral infection , and that it's a virus. does it mean it's same as hiv??

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
No: If it was HIV, you'd have been told. Being told "it's a virus" means that the more serious causes were ruled out and recovery is likely soon.
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