HIV/AIDS

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HIV/AIDS

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b8a-0WJ6y-s Quote by Prof Sharon Lewin"HIV's trick is that it is at very high levels in people while they are extremely well and they don't even know they are infected. Which means the virus has a chance to be transmitted over 10 years on average without the person even knowing. "

HIV is a virus that attacks the human immune system. Someone infected with the virus can live with HIV or be HIV positive for many years without becoming ill or showing symptoms. During this time however, HIV remains in the body damaging the immune system and the person remains infectious; able to spread the virus to others if a few simple precautions are not follwed

Dry cough or shortness of breath.Difficult or painful swallowing.Diarrhea lasting for more than a week.White spots or unusual blemishes in and around the mouth.Pneumonia-like symptoms.Fever.Vision loss.Nausea, abdominal cramps, and vomiting.

Symptoms

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What happens at a cellular level you might ask? Well The immune system is made up of a network of cells, tissues, and organs that work together to protect the body. One of the most important cells involved are white blood cells, which come in two basic types that combine to seek and destroy disease's causing organisms or substances t affect your body.

What happens at a cellular level?

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