If you get AIDS how long do you have to live? And whats the difference between HIV and herpes?
I thought HIV and herpes was the same thing. But then someone said that HIV turns into AIDS. so, does that mean herpes turns into AIDS?
HIV AIS is caused by HIV virus infection. Herpes is caused by a different virus called Herpes simplex virus. Both are two different things. Herpes can occur in HIV infected person due to loss of immunity.
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