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production of antibodies against the tissues of your own body

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The complications of transfusion are well known and include allo- and autoimmunization, iron overload, and the transmission of infectious diseases such as hepatitis and HIV.
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Patients with central nervous system disorders have been known to exhibit properties of autoimmunization to products of nerve cell degradation, in particular, damaged neuroreceptors (9, 11-13).
Additionally, a hypothetical STI-induced autoimmunization achieved during PHI could potentially lead to an enhanced HIV-specific immune response, lowered viral setpoint, and optimal viral control even in the absence of continuous antiretroviral treatment.
Methods: The mechanism of this treatment is to stimulate the autoimmunization as well as the drainage of the edema and bleedings.