How HIV/AIDS Affects the Body of Humans?

WRITTEN BY Saumya Jaiswar2022-12-01,11:54:28 news

World AIDS Day 2022- 1 December

People around the world unite to show support for people living with and affected by HIV and to remember those who lost their lives to AIDS. The World AIDS Day theme for 2022 is ‘equalize’.

How is HIV transmitted?

The four main causes for the transmission of HIV AIDS is Blood, semen, vaginal fluid and breast milk.

Some Major Symptoms of HIV/ AIDS

The common symptoms of HIV AIDS are fever, headache, rash, swollen lymph nodes, fatigue, myalgias, or muscle pain.

When to go for diagnosis?

CD4 count of fewer than 200 cells/mm3 can be a cause of HIV AIDS because the normal range is 500 to 1,600 cells per cubic millimeter of blood (cells/mm3) in healthy adults.

Causes of Death in HIV-infected Persons

In HIV infection, the virus reaches the immune system and damages its function. The body will not be able to fight even small infections like colds and this may lead to death, says medical experts.

Myths around HIV/AIDS transmission

Breathing the same air as a person living with HIV, hugging, holding hands with, kissing, or touching a person living with HIV touching a door handle that’s been used by an HIV-positive person.

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