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How does HIV differ from the disease AIDS?

HIV is a virus, specifically the Human Immunodeficiency Virus, that is the precursor to AIDS or Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. While AIDS has a host of symptoms that ran

Can a person go from AIDS to HIV?

No. Aids isn't actually a sickness, but hiv is. You can have hiv in your body in a long time (several years) without feeling sick or anything. What the hiv viruses do is that

Will there ever be a cure for HIV And AIDS?

The current medical research on cures for HIV and AIDS looks very promising. ...However, the current approach of HIV drug maintenance can keep patients alive, at a cost of $

What is HIV cause of or what causes hiv?

  HIV is a virus that can only be transmitted in a few ways: by blood, through unprotected sex (vaginal secretions and semen), through breast milk, and through intravenous

If a person is HIV positive do they have AIDS?

No, not always. A person can be positive for HIV, but not for AIDS. Some people are positive for HIV, but they don't develop the actual AIDS disease - because HIV is just a vi

What do the letters in AIDS and HIV stand for?

AIDS stands for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome and HIV stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus. HIV is the name for a virus that makes your immune system weaker, and AI


HIV is a lentivirus what that means is that it is a "slow virus", it attacks the immune system, because they take such long time to produce any advertences that affect the bod

What happens when HIV turns into aids?

HIV stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus. HIV is the virus that causes AIDS. HIV doesnt necessarily turn into AIDS, but causes the immune system not to work as well. When a

What ever happened to the doctor that injected himself with HIV to prove it wasn't the cause of AIDS?

This Dr. died of a heart attack. His death had nothing to do with the injected HIV virus. The HIV virus is not Aids, nor does it have a direct link to acquiring Aids. What h

How can you get AIDS or HIV?

  Sexual transmission     Exposure to blood-borne pathogens     Perinatal transmission   The transmission of the virus from the mother to the chil

How does HIV cause AIDS?

By gradually destroying a person's immune system. HIV causes aids by destroying the immune system. It leaves your body defenceless, you catch diseases easily and can die from

What is HIV AIDS?

HIV is Human immunodeficiency virus it is an RNA virus which attacks the CD4 cell of Humans and use the genetic materials of the to make copies of itslf thus weakening the imm