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Is the cure of aids same as hiv?

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Dr. Daniel Lee
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Yes, theoretically: Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is the virus that causes progressive destruction of the immune system, leading to acquired immune deficiency syndrome (aids). As the immune system declines, a person can get one of 20+ opportunistic infections associated with aids. A person can also have aids if their CD4 or t-cell count (marker of immune function) is.
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