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Does Hiv Have A Cure Or Are They Close To Finding One
HIV is also known as HIV/AIDS. 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
Slow progress: I would love to be optimistic and say that we will have a cure soon, but i think the researchers are still missing a key understanding of how HIV and/or how our immune system works or is affected by hiv. Understanding these issues will give us more information on how to combat hiv, likely via vaccination so that we can stimulate our own immune system to recognize and kill HIV everywhere in body. ...Read more
Is that true there's Cure for HIV I heared from the news and everywhere so I am wondering if any one of u doctors know about this?
No cure yet,but: When well treated , can result in a normal life span. ...Read more
Win the Nobel Prize: He/she will probably win the nobel prize for medicine. ...Read more
Hiii sirr one of my frnd suffering with hiv.Is there any medicines to cure completely.And also she is carrying 6th month pregnancy?
HIV Is Treatable: Hiv is a permanent, life threatening disease that has no cure. There are very good and effective medications that keep the HIV suppressed and from harming the human. There are very good medications that keep the baby safe during pregnancy and after. I would advise you to make sure your friend is seeing an HIV expert as part of her health care team. ...Read more
Does HIV symptoms happen all at once or it's come and go I am getting symptoms one by one like one is cured other pop up pimple ance sore thorat cold?
My cd count is 500 after finding out a year ago I've HIV, how many years can I go before taking meds?
HIV treatment: The latest recommendations are to start treatment no matter 'what' your CD4 count. The reason is that you're losing immunologic function every year you are not on meds. The meds these days are much much better than in years past, so side-effects are less. I recommend you start a conversation with an ID doc about going on therapy. I have seen great results with the combination fixed-dose meds. ...Read more
HIV can be latent: The main obstacle with killing HIV is that it can be latent, which means that HIV can hide from the immune system by laying dormant (sleeping) or latent in the body. The current HIV meds can only work when HIV is actively dividing, not when it is latent. Another obstacle is that the anti-hiv meds can clear HIV in the blood, but cannot get in high enough concentrations in other parts of the body. ...Read more
My HIV test was non reactive, but the lab requested an RNA test due to finding something.I just tested negative on an oraquick.Should i stop worrying?
Human immunodeficiency virus is also known as HIV/AIDS. 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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