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AIDS

Also called: Human Immunodeficiency Virus, HIV

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Since sperm banks are legally required to screen donors and test all samples, that should not be an issue.
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HIV lives in human blood and sexual fluids (semen and vaginal secretions). The infection is spread from person to person when these body fluids are...
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It depends on how the virus responds to early treatment. When treatment fails to decrease the replication of the virus, the effects can become life...
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You can help prolong your life by taking good care of yourself and developing a good relationship with an experienced doctor specializing in HIV and...
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If a person with HIV infection has a CD4 count that drops below 200 -- or if certain infections appear (AIDS-defining illnesses) -- that person is...
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People with AIDS are extremely vulnerable to infection, called AIDS-defining illnesses, and often exhibit the following conditions:Kaposi's sarcoma...
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Signs that HIV is turning into AIDS include: A fever that won't go away. Sweating while you sleep. Feeling tired all the time (not from stress or...
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AIDS is the final stage of HIV infection. When the immune system CD4 cells drop to a very low level, a person's ability to fight infection is lost...
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HIV attacks and destroys a type of white blood cell called a CD4 cell. This cell's main function is to fight disease. When a person's CD4 cell count...
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There medications are intended to aid in sleeping. Tylenol PM (acetaminophen and diphenhydramine), Motrin PM (ibuprofen and diphenhydramine), and...
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Without knowing the exact medication his father gave him, it is really hard to say whether or not the combination is safe for your husband to take...
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...You cannot get HIV from kissing, not even french kissing. The common explanation we give is that HIV has to be in large amounts to get into the...
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Norvir does not cure HIV infection or AIDS. The long-term effects of Norvir are not known at this time. People taking Norvir may still get...
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Prezista does not cure HIV infection or AIDS. At present, there is no cure for HIV infection. People taking Prezista may still develop infections or...
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Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) is a syndrome -- caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) -- in which certain cells of the immune...
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