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Worried about actual HIV status even after negative results?

Worried about actual HIV status even after negative results?

Well, was the HIV: Testing done after the window when you could have the disease but still test as negative? Discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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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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Can i cure my hiv?

I wish we knew how: We have learned so much about HIV in the last 20+ years, and treatment for HIV is light years ahead of where we were even 15 years ago. But, once it integrates into cells' dna, we do not know how to dislodge it yet, so we do not know how to cure it. But the medications available today are highly effective, simpler to take, have low side effects, and should provide a near-normal life expectancy. ...Read more

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Will garani mw1 herb can cure hiv?

No: There is no cure for hiv/aids. I assure you i there were any herbal remedies that cure HIV the pharmaceutical companies would have figured out a way to package it into an fda approved medication to exploit it for profit. The only treatments for HIV are antiviral regimens that suppress the viral load. ...Read more

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Can HIV be cured if it's treated quickly?

Can HIV be cured if it's treated quickly?

No, unfortunately: Once HIV is detected, it has gotten into cells in the body and we do not currently know how to completely eliminate (cure) this infection. It does look like early antiretroviral therapy may provide benefit in terms of stabilizing the immune system. See a doctor as soon as possible if you have any suspicion that you could have gotten hiv. ...Read more

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Does HIV have a cure or are they close to finding one?

Does HIV have a cure or are they close to finding one?

No cure yet: Hiv infection can be suppressed by effective antiretroviral therapy . However, no cure yet. Vaccine also not very effective as of now. ...Read more

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Do you think HIV will ever be cured? Are there any new meds that came out the past year?

Yes and Yes!: As an HIV provider, i definitely have hope that HIV can be cured in the future. It has not been easy as the virus is elusive. I feel that we are still missing some critical piece of information about HIV that may lead to the cure. The good news is that there are many excellent meds. Complera (emtricitabine and rilpivirine and tenofovir) is the newest 3 meds in 1 combination pill that just came out. There are others on the way soon! ...Read more

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After how many months you will have symptoms of hiv?And what are the symptons?Hiv can be cured?

After how many months you will have symptoms of hiv?And what are the symptons?Hiv can be cured?

HIV infection: Most people do not feel their HIV infection. There are some who do get a viral illness like the worst flu of their lives when they get infected, but these symptoms do not last long. Hiv can be managed, but not cured. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Human Immunodeficiency Virus (Definition)

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids), [1][2] a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more