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Does Hiv Cause Your Complexion To Change
NO: Hiv kills t cells, which are the masterminds of the immune response. There are many other immunological targets for HIV that together result in severely impaired defenses and subsequent infections and sometimes cancer. Hiv might alter the gene expression of the cells it infects, however these cells eventually die. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
It varies: Tooth staining from smoking varies but in many people the yellow tars stain quickly and can be difficult to remove without using an abrasive toothpaste that removes surface enamel. For this and many health reasons (cancer, emphysema, stroke, bad breath, cost, etc.) you should try to stop and get help to do so if needed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Minutes to hours : But your kidney is smart enough to do it for you. Very smart. It will tend to normal ph to where it should be, regardless. ...Read more
Not permanently: If you're talking about lightening creams, their effects are temporary. ...Read more
What else does HPV cause to the body apart from warts and cancer? Does it assist to worsen other diseases if any? Will it ever attack the body?
Only warts, cancer: HPV doesn't cause any health problems other than warts and cancer. And cancer is quite rare. It doesn't worsen any other diseases, and it doesn't "attack the body" other than warts or cancer. Having HPV is normal: it happens to almost every human being who has sex. If you see any genital area bumps, warts, etc see your doctor; and have regular pap smears. Otherwise nothing to worry about. ...Read more
Yes: Yes we do! we participate in skin cancer screenings whenever possible. We also sell "sun smart skin safe" color changing bracelets and donate 100% of the money collected to skin cancer research and local community outreach projects. http://www.sunsmartskinsafe.com. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How long does it take for herpes or any other sextual transmited diseases to show in your blood !? Plz its really important
Herpes: It takes about 2 to 6 weeks for an antibody response to develop to a clinically measurable level. The variation depends somewhat on which type of antibody ( igm or igg) the particular test method is measuring. However not all stds are diagnosed by a blood test. Some of them need clinical symptoms. See your doctor if you are worried. ...Read more
Usually not: It's usually in the later stages of HIV that skin changes would show . Initial symptoms would be flu like symptoms such as fever, chills , fatigue, night sweats, loss of appetite, weight loss etc . With the weight loss , skin and muscles will shrink and atrophy. That's the time when u notice the skin changes. Eat more fruits and veggies to boost your immune system. God bless u! ...Read more
Skin, membranes,more: Vitamin a, a fat-soluble vitamin, important for healthy teeth, bones, skin, mucous membranes. 2 forms, retinol, yellow pigment in animal foods (butter, eggs, cheese); carotenes, orange pigment in plant foods. A deficiency can cause difficulty seeing in low light conditions; increased susceptibility to infections in children + retarded growth.Too much vit a, anorexia, dry skin, insomnia, anemia. ...Read more
Does thinking about sex a lot cause your hormone levels to raise causing DHT to raise and lose your hair?
Eczema changes: Eczema may cause skin changes including thickening or discoloration. It may take up to a year for skin to become normal as new skin regenerates. Moisturizing may help this. However, skin discoloration may be persistent. Other secondary causes of skin discoloration with eczema may need to be looked at (infection or topical medications). Best to discuss with your dermatologist. ...Read more
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids),  a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more
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