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How effective is HIV medication in preventing HIV forming into aids?

How effective is HIV medication in preventing HIV forming into aids?

Very: Modern anti-retroviral therapy when taken properly is extremely effective at halting the progression of HIV and helping the immune system recover so that an HIV infected individual does not develop aids. ...Read more

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Aids (Definition)

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, or AIDS, is the final stage of HIV, which causes intense damage to the immune system. It is associated with a low CD4 lymphocytes count and clinical signs of immune dysfunction. Specifically, AIDS begins when the CD4 cell ...Read more


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What time does HIV become aids?

What time does HIV become aids?

Living with HIV: No longer should any human get aids. But, that would be in an ideal world. Aids was a diagnosis that represented full immune collapse and thus diagnosed the patient of being at risk of deadly opportunistic infections. It was set at a cut off of cd4 cells of 200 or less. The goal today is to never let an HIV positive individual get a weakened immune system that is this broken. ...Read more

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How long does a set of hearing aids last before they break?

How long does a set of hearing aids last before they break?

Ask audiologist: Depends on whether you drop them, step on them, get them soaked with water, or do other nasty things to them. Otherwise the person or business from which they were purchased could give you the best estimate of how long they should last under normal circumstances. Hope it is years. ...Read more

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Can long term ambien (zolpidem) use cause cancer or dementia? Thanks...

Can long term ambien (zolpidem) use cause cancer or dementia?  Thanks...

Ambien (zolpidem): There is concern about association of longer-term benzodiazapine use and some sleep medication use (such as ambien) with dementia. http://www.webmd.com/healthy-aging/news/20120926/insomnia-anxiety-drugs-may-raise-dementia-risk ...Read more

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How long does it take HIV to turn into aids?

How long does it take HIV to turn into aids?

About 10 years: In the days before we had effective treatment, the average time from infection to aids was 10 years. Many people progressed faster, and many slower. Now that we have good treatment, no one is supposed to develop aids, because treatment should be started long before you reach that stage. ...Read more

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How long does it take HIV to turn into aids?

How long does it take HIV to turn into aids?

Varies: Everyone is different. Sometimes it happens withing a year or two and in other cases it takes many years. However, if you get on proper medications once you have an HIV diagnosis, there is a good chance of never developing full blown AIDS. ...Read more

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Can long term use of Ambien (zolpidem) lead to alzheimer's disease later in life?

No way: Ambien (zolpidem) does NOT cause Alzheimer's or any other dementia. Disregard the buffoonery expressed online. ...Read more

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How long does a neonatal auto-immune disease last for?

How long does a neonatal auto-immune disease last for?

Depends: There are many different types of "neonatal autoimmune diseases" each with theire own time frames. Usually when someone is discussing neonatal autoimmune diseases they are talking about maternal antibodies that have passed through the placenta and are directed against antigens in the fetus and/or newborn child. ...Read more

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How long does HIV seroconversion take?

How long does HIV seroconversion take?

Varies with person: Generally 2 weeks to 3 months, but there have been reports of people having delayed seroconversion. There are many doctors who think most of these people had more recent reexposures rather than delayed responses, but hard to always document clearly. ...Read more

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After how many months does HIV turns into aids?And aids can be cured?

After how many months does HIV turns into aids?And aids can be cured?

Years; No: Hiv infection has historically progressed to full-blown aids in 5-20 years. Hiv infection cannot be cured, but its progression can be arrested with medications. ...Read more

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How long can alcoholic and drug addict live with aids?

HIV: Their normal natural life span as long as they take the medications to treat the virus. Go get clean and sober. You have a whole life ahead of you. ...Read more

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How long does a HIV virus lives?

How long does a HIV virus lives?

A few hours: Although HIV can survive outside the body for a few hours in certain bodily fluids, it cannot function when dry. The virus cannot infect some one unless it enters the body. ...Read more

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How long does acclimitization take for a prosthetic limb?

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How long does acclimitization take for a prosthetic limb?

Use prosthetic limb.: It depends, from several months to several years. The more you use the more you get used. ...Read more

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Which is safer Between abilify2mg or Risperdal 0.25 for long time use?

Which is safer Between abilify2mg or Risperdal 0.25 for long time use?

Abilify (aripiprazole) or risperdal: Both medications are atypical anti-psychotics which are used to treat mood disorders, including depression &bipolar disorders as well as psychotic illness, amongst other illnesses. There is no one drug that is better than another. By talking to your doctor, you can decide together on the best treatment approach for your goals, history, symptoms, and very specific case. ...Read more

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Is soap kill hiv aids or how long it takes to die hiv aids in dettol antiseptic it inactive the virus but how long it take to kill the virus in it ?

Is soap kill hiv aids or how long it takes to die hiv aids in dettol antiseptic it inactive the virus but how long it take to kill the virus in it ?

Why do you ask?: HIV outside the body is extremely fragile. It's transmitted only by exchange of fresh body fluids. Antiseptics are basically superfluous in preventing AIDS transmission. Viruses aren't even really alive, and "inactivated" is as good as gone. ...Read more

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How does HIV turn into aids?

How does HIV turn into aids?

By not treating it: Hiv infection turns into aids (a more advanced stage) when it's left untreated and allowed to progress. Hiv treatment prevents this from happening. ...Read more

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How long can trichomoniasis survive if acquired during oral sex?

How long can trichomoniasis survive if acquired during oral sex?

Trichomoniasis: It is spread primarily through vaginal sex. There is evidence that it could be spread through mutual masturbation. Trichomoniasis generally cannot be contracted through oral or anal sex, so it's usually passed from woman to woman, woman to man, or man to woman, but not man to man. ...Read more

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Which nutrients does long term use of Prevacid (lansoprazole) affect?

Which nutrients does long term use of Prevacid (lansoprazole) affect?

PPI's: There has been a lot of research done on the effects of PPI's on minerals and nutrients, specifically calcium, magnesium, and vitamin B12. The preponderance of the research has suggested that PPI's do not have long-term effects on these nutrients except for rare patients with low magnesium. There is no need to supplement your diet based solely on taking PPI's. Good luck. ...Read more