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Does having aids reduce or eliminate the effects of allergies, since the immune system is not working?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology

In brief: Very smart

Question! usually allergies are mediated by antibody (ige) made by b-cells, and HIV attacks and destroys helper t cells, cd-4's.
So getting HIV will not cure allergies!

In brief: Very smart

Question! usually allergies are mediated by antibody (ige) made by b-cells, and HIV attacks and destroys helper t cells, cd-4's.
So getting HIV will not cure allergies!
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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