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Is it possible to be cured of AIDS or HIV?
There is at this point in time no cure for HIV and AIDS. Once someone gets it, they have it for life.
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There is currently no cure for HIV. There is a cocktail that can be administered very quickly after exposure to the virus that may prevent you from contracting it, though. T…he only solutions for avoiding AIDS are abstinence and practicing safe sex.
There is no cure for HIV or AIDS. The enzymes in an HIV strain are so different, that it would be impossible to make a "chemical" that could target a very specific strai…n. Chemicals can't cure AIDS. AIDS is the body's defence mechanisms failing instead of fighting back infections and so on. To stay healthy, if you are HIV+ you need to have a lifestyle that includes all the nutrition like fruits and veggies etc to keep your body healthy and resistant to all sorts of infection. You need to keep your immunity high. Check out the link below for more info on how to keep your immunity high; http://www.energy-treatments.com/holistic_healing/dotincircle/20090806.html#swine_flu_raise_immunity_holistic
no, however there is treatments that will slow the progression down, and help with the symptoms, and there are people trying to come up with a cure everyday. Yes but there is …a hope if a human does not have the receptor for HIV virus he will have HIV virus but he will never become AIDS patient. ----- A different answer:First, in asking such a question, it's critical that we get our terms right. HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is a retrovirus that attacks the subject's immune system, which makes them susceptible to a wide variety of other pathologies that normally would be unlikely attackers. This range of attackers is referred to as a Syndrome. AIDS is Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. It's not really a disease in and of itself; it's a group of things that happen to the patient as a result of an HIV infection. Curing the syndrome may not be problematical once HIV is suppressed. And the news is strangely good. On December 10, 2010, Maggie Fox of Reuters News Agency reported, "German Doctors declare 'cure' in HIV Patient" The subject was diagnosed with HIV-1 and leukemia received a bone marrow transplant from a another patient who presented a mutation known to cause an immunity to HIV-1. 4 years later, the patient tests free of HIV. This treatment is not the end of the road for HIV researchers. Transplants of this nature are dangerous cures, and only typically offered to end-stage leukemia patients, do to the risks involved. A simpler, less dangerous and more readily available cure is still desirable and still not discovered. This work, however, is technically a cure, and appears to be repeatable.
Those infected with HIV should seek the medical care of an Infectious Disease Specialist or other certified medical professional. There are many treatment options available. T…hough, at present, there is no cure.
There is no known cure for HIV nor AIDS at the moment. There are a lot of different kind of meds you must take daily to treat it, and nobody has found a cure for it. It ca…n be fatal without treatment. If you take pills every day you can keep the HIV "virus load" very low and you can probably remain healthy. Another answer: In order to answer this, it is important that we understand the difference between HIV and AIDS. HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is an incurable virus that can cause a life-threatening condition called AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome). There is no immediate prospect of HIV becoming curable. AIDS is a syndrome (a collection of symptoms / illnesses) caused by the most advanced stages of HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) infection. AIDS is not an illness as such, but a person is said to have developed AIDS when their immune system is so badly damaged by HIV that it can no longer fight off a range of defined opportunistic infections. There is no known cure for HIV; so, although there are combinations of potent drugs that can help to keep the virus under control, none of them can completely get rid of the infection. In terms of CDC reporting, AIDS is an incurable condition .. BUT in that context AIDS simply means that a patient is HIV-positive AND has at some point either had a CD4 count below 200 per µL of blood, or has suffered from one of twenty or so AIDS-defining illnesses (it certainly does not mean that they are currently ill - and is therefore, in isolation, meaningless in terms of conveying a patient's current condition). With the exception of HIV itself, ALL the conditions / illnesses that lead to an AIDS diagnosis are potentially curable .. so whether or not you regard the condition of AIDS as being curable will very much depend on the exact definition you are employing, to what purpose the definition is being put and what country you are diagnosed in (the CDC definition is purely there for reporting purposes and is by no means a universal definition - indeed, very many countries no longer even use the term AIDS). NOTE: Although HIV can be treated, it should be stressed that the drugs that are used are only fully effective in 80% of patients, are extremely expensive, all have unwelcome side effects, rely on a better than 95% accuracy in taking the correct doses at the correct time, are lifestyle limiting and still rely on you adopting a commonsense approach to keeping healthy. The drugs are not a quick fix solution and are not an excuse for complacency. There is no cure as of yet Although there is no known cure for HIV and no vaccine exists, recent advancements in HIV treatment can delay the onset of AIDS and improve longevity. There's a ton of research working on it as we speak. Also, therapy has improved to the point that you can control the symptoms for a very long time if you assiduously follow the protocol.
Do not engage in high risk activity such as intravenous drug use and unprotected anal sex. Wear a condom.
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 $…300 - $2,500 PER PATIENT/PER MONTH *INDEFINITELY* This profits pharmaceutical companies at approaching $10,000,000,000.00 per year. Over the course of the next few decades, this will likely grow to exceed $1,000,000,000,000.00 per year. A cure would instantly eliminate this entire profit margin. What do you think a pharmaceutical company (and its stockholders) would do if they came up with a cure? If a cure comes, it will almost certainly come from the academic community. In fact, a cure might already exist. Answer: Almost certainly. However, the genetics invovled are remarkabke, surprising and complex. AIDS for instance is not one "germ" -- it's a syndrome cause by HIV, which in turn is highly mutable (it changes a lot), making a vaccine very hard to develop. There's a huge amount of money and research going into this. If you like to hear about silver linings in dark clouds, you should expect to see some remarkable improvements in other areas of healthcare (notably cancer treatment) once this cure is nailed bown The simple truth is that we just do not know. Although modern antiretroviral drugs can now help your immune system to destroy HIV at a faster rate than it can replicate, there are still a number of major obstacles that, on balance, seem to make it unlikely that a cure will be found in the foreseeable future. The first problem is that whilst modern antiretroviral drugs are very good at suppressing levels of HIV in the blood and the major life-supporting organs of the body; they tend to be much less effective at suppressing HIV in place like the testicles, prostate and brain. In fact, very few antiretroviral drugs have any significant effect on HIV levels in the brain .. and those that do cause side effects that are quite simply unbearable for a small, but significant, proportion of patients. This means that despite it being possible for a supported immune system to destroy far more HIV than is being replicated, there are almost always isolated, but highly active, reservoirs of rapidly reproducing HIV somewhere in the body. The second problem is that HIV actually modifies the genetic material of an infected cell - so once a cell is infected, it stays infected until it dies (or is destroyed by the immune system). In order to detect an infected cell that needs to be destroyed, the immune system relies on being able to identify those cells in which HIV is actively reproducing. Unfortunately, because HIV also has the ability to lay dormant for many decades, not all infected cells are actively reproducing HIV .. meaning that even if a means were found to kill all actively reproducing infected cells in the body, there would still be huge reservoirs of dormant HIV waiting to spring into life at a later date. Rather than curing the people who are currently infected, the next big step in controlling the spread of HIV seems most likely to come from one of several potential vaccines; but even this is complicated and is unlikely ever to be able to provide 100% protection from infection. Some viruses - and HIV is one of them - are able to mutate and change their appearance. This means that different antibodies are required to fight different mutations (it is exactly the same principle by which getting a common cold, or the flu, does not protect you from the huge number of other cold and flu variants in circulation .. and why flu vaccines do not provide protection against all forms of the flu). It is therefore likely that any HIV vaccine - just like any flu vaccine - will only be able to provide a degree of protection against a certain number of the more common and aggressive HIV mutations. All of that said, HIV research is a very rapidly moving moving field of medical science; so we should remain optimistic. Fifteen years ago, we had no effective means of controlling HIV and infection seemed like an almost certain death sentence. Today, HIV is increasingly seen as just an unpleasant life sentence to an ever more manageable chronic condition. Who really knows where we will be in another fifteen years? Yes in school i am learning about htis there is only VERY expensive pills u can take that u only take the HIV and "put it in the corner" Alternative Answer Possibly yes, if you consider alternative medicine like Nick Nolte and Magic Johnson and others. 1984 U.S. Patent #4,647,773 Method of continuous production of retroviruses (HTLV-III) from patients with AIDS and pre-AIDS (Dr. Robert C. Gallo, et. al.) 1990 U.S. Patent #5,188,738 Alternating current supplied electrically conductive method and system for treatment of blood and / or synthetic fluids with electrical forces. (Dr. Steven Kaali, et. al.) 1997 U.S. Patent #5,676,977 Method of curing AIDS with tetrasilver tetroxide molecular crystal devices (Marvin S. Antelman, Israel) A person treated using the 1997 patented one-time injection claims to be HIV-free several years afterwards. Starting in 2003 Dr. Boyd Ed Graves has petitioned the US courts and US congress to institute funding for clinical trials. Microsoft's Bill Gates was notified that the HIV AIDS cure had been tested on subjects and known to work. According to Dr. Robert C. Beck, DSc. Physics, slightly over 2 thousands AIDS patients in Southern California having undergone "The Beck Protocol" that is derived from the Dr. Steven Kaali MD method were pronounced as having PCR tests indicating that they had viral loads indistinguishable from zero on the measurement equipment used to conduct such testing. Magic Johnson, a long known HIV AIDS patient, has undergone unconventional therapies (in either Germany or Cuba or India or Mexico) such as medical grade intravenous (IV) ozone treatments and has survived many years (supposedly with the disease). (See Dr. Robert Rowen MD Describes Benefits of Ozone Therapy). An intracellular compound that is a mixture of DMSO, chlorine dioxide, citric acid, and other ingredients is being discussed in alternative medicine blogs as having a profound immune system enhancing effect. The mixture ingredients have been changed slightly over the past few years, but has come to be known as the Overnight Cancer Cure. A German HIV AIDS patient who also had leukemia was cured of AIDS when the German doctor treating his leukemia irradiated his bone marrow, then genetically screened marrow and stem cell donors for a genetic resistance / immunity to HIV. After the bone marrow and stem cell transplant was completed, the patient's HIV AIDS disappeared. See the huge list of related links in the Related Question "Can HIV be cured?" and especially, "Is there a cure for HIV AIDS?" below ... There may be. Doctors are working very hard on it.
No, there is no cure for HIV, not as of yet. yes there is a cure. i know someone who had it for 20 years. he got bit by a venomous snake called a water moccasin and was in th…e hospital for 3 weeks. the doctor told him that there was no sign of hiv in his blood and that he could donate it if he wanted to. scientists need to be looking into this. HIV doesn't have a cure. But one is in progress with the Dutch leading the way: http://www.unbiasly.com/search#keywords=HIV,Cure A cure is not found yet but they think they have found a solution by removing a certain DNA code from the virus. No, there is no cure for HIV. There is no known cure for HIV but there are treatments available for people living with HIV.
unprotected sex with someone else that has it
Because it is a virus that uses the body's own immune system against it. It is difficult to develop a drug that attacks the virus but leaves the body's immune system intact.
Short answer: No. Long answer: Maybe. You need to wait till all the tests are complete first.
No, there's no cure for HIV. The antiretroviral treatment manages the disease for a period of time, but that's it.
Sexual transmission Exposure to blood-borne pathogens Perinatal transmission The transmission of the virus from the mother to the chil…d
There is no cure. Prevention is to avoid all sexual and/or blood contact with any person who has the disease.
There is currently no cure for HIV. It can only be treated, not cured.
HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus. It is a virus that attacks your immune system (body's natural defense system) which are your white blood cells, specifically, CD4+… cells. The virus & the infections that it causes are consider HIV. AIDS stands for acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. It is consider the final stage where you have a low number of CD4+ cells. At this stage you can easily get infections or cancers then a healthy person would. Just because you have HIV does not mean you have 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…une system of the infected person. AIDs is the disease manifestation of HIV when the immune system has been weakened and the body is susceptible to attack for otherwise harmless organisms (opportunistic infections). It is characterized by a myriad of diffectent infections and refereed to as syndrome. Symptoms of HIV include lymphadenopathy, fever, wt loss, weakness etc AIDS- cryptococcal meningitis, oral oseophageal thrush, pneumocystic carinii, karposi sarcoma, severe weight loss, fever of unknown etiology, toxoplasmosis. HIV stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus. It is a sexually transmitted disease, which means it is transmitted through contact between mucus membranes (mouth, genitals) or mixing body fluids (semen, blood). It is the virus that causes AIDS by attacking a certain type of cell in the immune system, weakening and debilitating it. AIDS is the sickness that follows infection with the virus, and it stands for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. With a weakened immune system, HIV will become AIDS, and the patient has a severely weakened immune system and becomes unable to fight off even the smallest of infections - a cold could be fatal. Currently, there are many drug therapies available to greatly prolong and improve the lives of those with HIV and AIDS. HIV stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus. It is a sexually transmitted disease, which means it is transmitted through contact between mucus membranes (mouth, genitals) or mixing body fluids (semen, blood). It is the virus that causes AIDS by attacking a certain type of cell in the immune system, weakening and debilitating it. AIDS is the sickness that follows infection with the virus, and it stands for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. With a weakened immune system, HIV will become AIDS, and the patient has a severely weakened immune system and becomes unable to fight off even the smallest of infections - a cold could be fatal. Currently, there are many drug therapies available to greatly prolong and improve the lives of those with HIV and AIDS.