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HIV Baby `Cured` By Early Drug Treatment

A baby girl in the US born with HIV appears to have been cured after very early treatment with standard drug therapy.

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HIV Baby `Cured` By Early Drug Treatment. A baby girl in the US born with HIV appears to have been cured after very early treatment with standard drug therapy.
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turdburglar
Male, 30-39, Western US
 3056 Posts
Monday, March 4, 2013 10:26:52 PM

It was a miracle, from goooodd...HAHA!.....Almost said that with a straight face.

markust123
Male, 40-49, Western US
 3784 Posts
Monday, March 4, 2013 4:05:18 PM
I know one person who is HIV+. Been that way for fifteen years but the last 5 years they haven't been able to detect it. I asked if he was cured. He doesn`t know. He keeps taking the medicine which is an insane $3,500 a month. Drug companies are pure evil.

patchgrabber
Male, 30-39, Canada
 5597 Posts
Monday, March 4, 2013 11:34:59 AM
@Gerry: Apparently it's been months and there are no traces of it in the baby, so it is effectively "cured." However, this in itself isn`t a cure for HIV, just a treatment that is very effective (seemingly) for very young infants.

Gerry1of1
Male, 50-59, Western US
 33696 Posts
Monday, March 4, 2013 10:10:56 AM

If only... but no, this isn't a viable treatment. It`s way too soon to say the kid`s "cured". The virus can be anywhere in the body. Also, it`s possible the virus just hadn`t taken hold yet so this time it was killed off. But those same drugs have been used many, many times without curing.

Good luck kid, hope it works for you.

thenedman
Male, 18-29, Europe
 231 Posts
Monday, March 4, 2013 9:46:41 AM
Link: HIV Baby 'Cured` By Early Drug Treatment [Rate Link] - A baby girl in the US born with HIV appears to have been cured after very early treatment with standard drug therapy.

 


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