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Hi,I suffer from urethritis.is this diease linked to hiv? or aids.I also have a internal genital cyst.what bacteria or viruses cause this?.

Hi,I suffer from urethritis.is this diease linked to hiv? or aids.I also have a internal genital cyst.what bacteria or viruses cause this?.

Urethritis: We often never find the cause; even eating those little hot peppers can cause this. Chlamydia can do this in ever sex. It's not really HIV-related but it's wise to be checked for HIV yearly in any case. Best wishes. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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Hiv (Definition)

Hiv infection is caused by a retrovirus....This retrovirus binds to CD4 cells (for the most part). You may detect the virus by several different methods. An elisa test (enzyme linked immunosorbent assay). You may also detect it by doing a test referred to as a western blot (a gel protein electrophoresis). Thirdly by pcr (polymerase chain reaction) which ...Read more


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How does the aids virus affect us in the beginning of the disease?

How does the aids virus affect us in the beginning of the disease?

You may not notice: Most people, after recovering from primary infection (acute retroviral syndrome), have no symptoms for at least a few years. However, they are not normal. Their t-helper cell counts are usually declining, and they have higher levels of immune acttivation and inflammation. Most people have fairly advanced disease by the time symptoms appear, though there are a few conditions that can occur earlier. ...Read more

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Hi,I would like to know does ureaplasma parvum/ureaplasma ureaticum.causes complications.What viruses linked to hiv or aids.

Hi,I would like to know does ureaplasma parvum/ureaplasma ureaticum.causes complications.What viruses linked to hiv or aids.

Ureaplasma: Chronic infection with this organism can produce changes in the urethra, just as with any other form of inflammation. The only virus linked to HIV/AIDS is HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus). Many viruses may attack a compromised immune system in a patient with this illness. ...Read more

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Having sex with wife n girlfriend cause HIV or aids. V all r not affected by any virus or infection. All 3 r hiv/aids negative.

Having sex with wife n girlfriend cause HIV or aids.  V all r not affected by any virus or infection.  All 3 r hiv/aids negative.

Very Risky: If i read your question right, you are concerned about the risks of contracting HIV though both wife and gf are negative? If all are negative, you are not at risk. But if either of them cheats, as you are doing, you may be introduced to a host of possible infections including hiv. My advice? Use a condom and seriously consider monogamy. ...Read more

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How is it that the aids virus spreads?

Sharing body fluids: The virus that causes aids is called hiv. This virus can be spread from person to person through sexual content in which fluids and cells from one person enter the body of another person (vaginal, anal and oral intercourse). The virus can also be spread by sharing contaminated needles from injection drug use. Always use a condom with sex and do not share needles! ...Read more

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How do I know if i caught the aids virus?

How do I know if i caught the aids virus?

Get tested: Hiv tests are readily available and will be the only way to know either way. Depending on the result, you may need to see your doctor for appropriate care. ...Read more

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Can you explain where did the aids virus get its start?

Can you explain where did the aids virus get its start?

Africa: Hiv originated in a primate to human species-jumping event in central and western africa. The simian immunodeficiency virus of chimpanzees is the immediate precursor to hiv-1. ...Read more

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How long does the aids virus survive outside on sheets?

How long does the aids virus survive outside on sheets?

Who cares?: It doesn't matter, because no one gets HIV infection from sheets. They get it from what goes on beneath the sheets. ...Read more

Dr. Martin Raff
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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


Virus (Definition)

A virus is a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of an organism. Viruses can infect all types of organisms, from animals and plants ...Read more