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Is Crohn's disease related to hiv?

9 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Ziring
Pediatrics - Gastroenterology
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

There is no relationship to HIV.
HIV is a virus. Crohn's disease is an immune mediated disease that occurs in patients born with a genetic predisposition.

In brief: No

There is no relationship to HIV.
HIV is a virus. Crohn's disease is an immune mediated disease that occurs in patients born with a genetic predisposition.
Dr. David Ziring
Dr. David Ziring
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No relationship!

HIV is an infectious viral disease.
Crohn's is an autoimmune disease. Both, however can be present in a patient!

In brief: No relationship!

HIV is an infectious viral disease.
Crohn's is an autoimmune disease. Both, however can be present in a patient!
Dr. Thomas Namey
Dr. Thomas Namey
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Dr. Allen Kamrava
Surgery - Colorectal

In brief: No

No.

In brief: No

No.
Dr. Allen Kamrava
Dr. Allen Kamrava
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Dr. David Stein
Surgery - Colorectal

In brief: No

Crohn's disease is an autoimmune disease, which means the body fights itself.
Hiv, the virus that causes aids is an infection one can get by having unprotected sex, IV drug use and exposure to blood or other body fluids. There is no connection between these two diseases.

In brief: No

Crohn's disease is an autoimmune disease, which means the body fights itself.
Hiv, the virus that causes aids is an infection one can get by having unprotected sex, IV drug use and exposure to blood or other body fluids. There is no connection between these two diseases.
Dr. David Stein
Dr. David Stein
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