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What is AIDS Symptoms? What causes AIDS Virus Spreading?
AIDS stands for acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and is a STD spreading disease infection of people that have HIV, which stands for human immunodeficiency virus. An HIV-infected person receives a diagnosis of AIDS after developing one of the CDC-defined AIDS symptoms indicator illnesses.
An HIV-positive person who has not had any serious illnesses also can receive an AIDS ailment diagnosis on the basis of certain blood tests (CD4+ counts).
A positive HIV testing result does not mean that a person has AIDS. A diagnosis of AIDS is made by a doctor using certain clinical criteria (e.g., AIDS indicator illnesses).
Infection with HIV can weaken your immune system to the point that it has difficulty fighting off certain infections. These types of infections are known as “opportunistic” infections because they take the opportunity a weakened immune system gives to cause serious illness.
Many of the infections that cause problems or may be life-threatening for people with AIDS are usually controlled by a healthy immune system. The immune system of a person with AIDS is weakened to the point that medical intervention may be necessary to prevent spreading or treat serious illness.
Today there are medicines that can slow down the spreading rate at which HIV weakens the immune system. There are other treatments that can prevent spreading or cure some of the illnesses associated with the AIDS ailment. As with other diseases, early detection offers more options for treatment therapy and preventative care.
HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) Lab Screening Tests
What does an HIV Test do?
This test screens your body for the Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
Detail description of STD panel test components
Human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, is a virus that damages or kills the cells of the body’s immune system. The most advanced stage of the virus causes the acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). The virus weakens a person’s ability to fight infections and cancer.
How do people get HIV?
The number of people in the U.S. with HIV/AIDS is about 1,185,000 and approximately 25% of them are unaware of their infection. A person gets HIV when an infected persons body fluids (blood, semen, fluids from the vagina or breast milk) enter his or her bloodstream. The virus can enter the blood through the linings in the mouth, anus, vagina, penis or through broken skin.
Both men and women can spread the HIV ailment. A person may show no symptoms and still transfer the VD virus to others. Pregnant women with HIV can also give the virus to their babies.
Who can get HIV STI virus disease infection?
Some of the activities that can expose you to the virus include:
Unprotected sex. This means vaginal or anal intercourse without a condom or oral sex without a latex barrier with a person who is infected with HIV.
Sharing needles with an infected person. some examples include dirty needles used to make a tattoo or in body piercing.
Some of the symptoms include: Fever, night sweats, exhaustion, loss of weight, swollen glands and flu like symptoms. More sever symptoms may not appear for months or years.
Tests for both HIV-1 and HIV-2. The test detects antibodies that are produced by the body’s immune system in response to the HIV virus.
What Are The HIV/AIDS Ailment Forum Board Experiences Stories?
- Why is there almost no ‘HIV/AIDS’ in Japan?
Answer me this. If ‘AIDS really is a sexually transmitted syndrome (common cause -‘HIV’- for old existing diseases) then why is there almost no ‘HIV-AIDS’ in Japan. Total cases in twenty years amount to only 7,500 or 375 a year.
- Can you get an STD or HIV/AIDS by a women touching me?
I still fell the problems of being afraid of having sex with women (fearing that I might have an STD or HIV/AIDS and passing it to other women). I also fear catching STDs or HIV/AIDS from somebody
- Can I get HIV/AIDS STD from a prostitute’s masturbation?
STDs are not likely to be transmitted through mutual masturbation, especially HIV-Aids. It is much more unlikely that STDs spread through skin-to-skin contact would be transmitted this way.