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06 Feb 2004

HIV Antibodies
Could an expert or anyone else please help me with answers to the following question. Your assistance would be greatly appreciated.

1. How long does it take an HIV person to develop HIV antibodies?
2. For how long does the antibodies stay in the body?
3. Why cna't they fight the spread of the virus?
4. What does alchohol do to a HIV + person?
5. What is seroconversion?
6. How long does it take a person to get seriouslly ill?

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01 Jan 0001

1. +/- 2 to 6 weeks
2.Lifelong
3.Because people are not practicing safe sex
4.The same as to a HIV negative person
5.It is when you have been infected with HIV and your body is responding to this by developing antibodies
6, That differs from person to person. The avrage time from infection to death without treatment is +/- 10 jr
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