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Human Immunodeficiency Virus attacks the CD4 immune cells, which are the immune system cells. CD4 cells trigger the immune system to create antibodies in order to fight off infection. As HIV destroys the CD4 cells, the function of immune system is suppressed and the affected person is not able to defend infection. As HIV reduces the CD4 cells, in your body, the person is unable to defend from infection. The immunosuppressed patient develops illness, infection and ultimately, AIDS.

AIDS/HIV - Treatment

Treatment for AIDS

Treatment strategy for AIDS virus involves the following principles:

  1. To have an effective drug that kills the HIV virus once it enters the body.
  2. To create a vaccine that would prevent the disease.
  3. To educate people worldwide about the dangers of AIDS and how to prevent the HIV infection.
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On these principles current treatment against AIDS aims at:

  • Anti-HIV (also called antiretroviral) medications are used to control the reproduction of the virus and to slow the progression of HIV-related disease.
  • Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) is the recommended treatment for HIV infection.
  • HAART combines three or more anti-HIV medications in a daily regimen.
  • Anti-HIV medications do not cure HIV infection and individuals taking these medications can still transmit HIV to others.

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ethiopian_girl

am 19 years old i hv been wid hiv since i wz kid but i live wid out ant medicion till now but i start to get sick so fast am univresty student so wht do u suggest me?

perfectkhan

start medication. HIV virus didnt dominated you for long period. it was affecting your immune system now its effecting your health. Start the therapy as soon as possible

shweaung

how much cost for the treatment?

Kebede

I am from Ethiopia aged 41. I didn't start the treatment and knew that I'm affected by the virus before 1 year am the man work serious place in gov't instituition. Now I want to start treatment immediately. I NEED SERIOUS help and advise from you. I do not want to die.

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Require names of NGO's in INDIA[pune] who provide free medicine on HIV/AIDS....

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