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HIV Treatment, Prognosis, and Prevention Topic Guide

HIV Treatment, Prognosis, and Prevention HIV Treatment, Prognosis, and Prevention: HIV disease is not curable, because the virus infects a person's cells throughout the body. HIV prefers to target immune defense cells, and it is this progressive destruction of immune cells that leads to HIV disease and death. It can be controlled with anti-retroviral (anti-HIV) medications. Typically, the treatment regimen involves two to four drugs used together. Treatment is started as soon as HIV infection is diagnosed. Early control of HIV means the drugs will be effective for longer.

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