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What is sida?
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Dr. Gerry Tolbert
Family Medicine
In brief: Maybe
Sida is an abbreviation used in many countries other than the us for the disease aids, caused by the virus hiv.
It is primarily sexually transmitted and affects the immune system, allowing for many other infections to occur.

In brief: Maybe
Sida is an abbreviation used in many countries other than the us for the disease aids, caused by the virus hiv.
It is primarily sexually transmitted and affects the immune system, allowing for many other infections to occur.
Dr. Gerry Tolbert
Dr. Gerry Tolbert
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Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
Dermatology
In brief: AIDS/HIV
Sida is aids in spanish (síndrome de inmunodeficiencia adquirida) = A.
I.D.S. (acquired immune deficiency syndrome). Sida is also aids in french (syndrome d'immunodéficience acquise).

In brief: AIDS/HIV
Sida is aids in spanish (síndrome de inmunodeficiencia adquirida) = A.
I.D.S. (acquired immune deficiency syndrome). Sida is also aids in french (syndrome d'immunodéficience acquise).
Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
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Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: SIDA
Sida is the spanish abbreviation for aids.

In brief: SIDA
Sida is the spanish abbreviation for aids.
Dr. Henry Garcia
Dr. Henry Garcia
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Jimmy Yang
General Practice
In brief: AIDS
Sida, as a medical abbreviation, most likely refers to aids (acquired immune deficiency syndrome), as translated in another language (for instance, in spanish or french).
For example, in spanish, acquired immune deficiency syndrome (aids) is translated as síndrome de inmunodeficencia adquirida (sida).

In brief: AIDS
Sida, as a medical abbreviation, most likely refers to aids (acquired immune deficiency syndrome), as translated in another language (for instance, in spanish or french).
For example, in spanish, acquired immune deficiency syndrome (aids) is translated as síndrome de inmunodeficencia adquirida (sida).
Jimmy Yang
Jimmy Yang
Answer assisted by Jimmy Yang, Medical Student
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