How to stay Safe from AIDS?

AIDS is a chronic life threat, which is caused by a virus that causes insufficiency in the human immune system (HIV – Human Immunodeficiency Virus), or in short: HIV.

How does HIV work?

The AIDS virus robs the body of its ability to fight and resist viruses, germs and fungi by infecting the immune system, making the body vulnerable to various diseases.

AIDS exposes the human body to infection with certain types of cancer and infections, which (the body) could, in general, fight and overcome, such as pneumonia and meningitis, and the virus and inflammation caused by the name of AIDS (HIV) are called.

The term “acquired immunodeficiency syndrome” (or: Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) (in short: AIDS – AIDS) defines AIDS in its most advanced stages.

About 39.5 million people around the world are infected with HIV today – despite AIDS curbing in several countries of the world, the extent of AIDS is still the same, and has even increased in other countries.

Symptoms of AIDS

Symptoms of AIDS

AIDS symptoms differ from one condition to another, according to the specific stage of AIDS.

 The early stages of pollution

 In the early stages of exposure to HIV, there may be no symptoms or signs of AIDS.

Although very common in AIDS is the emergence of symptoms similar to the flu , quickly disappear after two weeks until four weeks since the moment of exposure to the AIDS virus.

Symptoms of AIDS may include:

  • High body temperature (fever)
  • Headache, throat pain
  • Swelling in the lymph glands
  • Skin rash .   

If a person has been exposed to the AIDS virus, it is possible that the AIDS virus will be transmitted to other people (to be infected with the AIDS virus), even if it does not show any of the symptoms of AIDS.

Once the AIDS virus enters the body, the immune system is vulnerable to attack.

The AIDS virus multiplies and repeats itself within the lymph nodes, and then begins with a slow process of destruction of the Lymphocytes T CD4 cells – white blood cells responsible for coordinating all the processes and activities of the immune system. 

The advanced stages of pollution

The person may not experience any symptoms in the advanced stages of AIDS during a period ranging between one and nine years, and perhaps more than that sometimes.

But the HIV virus, meanwhile, continues to multiply and multiply itself, as well as destroy the cells of the immune system systematically.

At this stage, the person may have some symptoms of chronic AIDS, such as:

  • Swollen lymph glands (this is often an early symptom of HIV infection)
  • Diarrhea
  • Lose weight
  • High body temperature (fever)
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath.

The last stages of pollution

In the final stages of symptoms of AIDS and HIV infection, which are 10 years and more after exposure to HIV the first time, the most serious symptoms of AIDS begin to appear, and then the infection becomes in a condition that it can be called AIDS.

In 1993, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the United States of America (CDC) developed a new definition of AIDS.