all HIV infected person do not suffer from AIDS . why?

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  • 8 years ago
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    AIDS is the late stage of HIV infection, when a person’s immune system is severely damaged and has difficulty fighting diseases and certain cancers. Before the development of certain medications, people with HIV could progress to AIDS in just a few years. Currently, people can live much longer - even decades - with HIV before they develop AIDS. This is because of “highly active” combinations of medications that were introduced in the mid 1990s.

  • jojo
    Lv 4
    8 years ago

    Because its two different illnesses that r only linked wen the immune system has shut done completely letting any illness in. N then the person has gone from having HIV to aids.

    Basically wen someone is infected with HIV there body is then run on numbers ie there cd4 count which shows how much white blood cells r in the body if it goes below 200 the person has aids anything over that number is classed as HIV.

    A symptom of HIV may be different than symptoms of aids cause when u have aids u may have a number of infections or disease from your immune system being do low letting any infection etc in where as HIV has more standard symptoms.

  • Dan
    Lv 7
    8 years ago

    HIV is a virus like a cold, some ppl catch a cold and walk around until it fades, some fall into bed for a week.

  • 8 years ago

    In the end even if they hold it for 30 years they develop aids, meds are helping but not everybody and not forever

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  • 8 years ago

    As w/ almost all viruses, some ppL's immune system neutralizes em.

  • 8 years ago

    pending on body immunity and luck

  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    They are carriers but luckily don't fall ill.

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