HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS

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  • Today Im gonna talk about aids, First things first Aids starts off as HIV and due to HIV destroying CD4 T cells it becomes AIDS as you need those cells to help fight against body diseases. Essentially Aids attacks the immune system and makes it weaker and weaker.
  • Is AIDS a virus doctor?
  • Yes! Aids is a virus, Matter a fact Aids is a retrovirus. Secondly Aids has 4 stages the first is infection which starts off as HIV Then the 2nd is Asymptomatic which hurts the immune system but no symptoms are shown. Then the 3rd stage is Symptomatic which shows symptoms and the final stage is AIDS.
  • If i get AIDS doctor what are the symptoms?
  • There are quite a few symptoms but the main ones are things such as Rapid Weight Loss, Recurring Fever, Extreme and Unexplained Tiredness, Diarrhea, Pneumonia and sores. Aids affects the lungs, digestive tract, and can sometimes leave purple and red lesions on the skin.
  • Well doctor is AIDS curable?
  • No sadly AIDS has no cure once you get HIV it stays but there is medicine which can lessen the amount of HIV in your system which is known as Antiretroviral Treatment or ART for short. Thirdly the most common way to find out you have Aids is a blood test.
  • Doctor How do you get AIDS? and How do I avoid It?
  • You can get Aids a various amount of ways like having vaginal, anal or oral sex with an infected partner or even through mouth sores and small tears that happen during sex. There are a few ways to prevent AIDS but the main one is to wear a condom safely every time you have sex or take HIV medicine.In the end AIDS is a serious disease that people need to be careful for!
  • CITATIONS https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/basics/prevention.html#:~:text=You%20can%20use%20strategies%20such,%2Dexposure%20prophylaxis%20(PEP).https://www.ucsfhealth.org/conditions/aids/diagnosis#:~:text=Blood%20tests%20are%20the%20most,virus%20should%20get%20tested%20immediately.https://www.healthline.com/health/hiv-aids/effects-on-https://www.healthline.com/health/hiv-aids/effects-on-body#:~:text=It's%20rare%20among%20the%20general,higher%20risk%20for%20developing%20lymphomas.https://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/aids/general/resources/child/docs/chapter_1.pdf
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