HIV

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by Kels88
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Health & Fitness
Subject:
Health
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HIV

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The Virus

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How Common:Worldwide: 36.9mUnited States: 1.1m

Information

HIV:

Human Immunodefiency Virus

Symptoms:- Fever- Fatigue- Headache- Swollen Glands- Sore Throat- Rash

Stages:- Acute HIV- Chronic HIV Infection- AIDS

- Hospitals- HIV Clinics (Best Place)- National Health Service (NHS, UK)

Get Tested

- Your Healthcare Provider- Medical Clinics- Substance Abuse Treatment Centers- Health Centers- Hospitals- Title X Family Planning Clinics- A few more

- Yes. Cannot be said w/o permission- Six drug classes:* NNRTIs* NRTIs* Pls* Fusion inhibitors * CCR5s* INSTIs

Treatment Process

- Most people take three or more drugs- You basically take three pills a day (or one if it's the kind that's been combined)

Testing Process

- Test blood and saliva for anitbodies- If first result was +, a Western Blot is done- Both tests are + then 99% you have it

Long Term

- Can worsen and develop into AIDS- You can then die from it- Can effect how your body processes sugars (Diabetes and heart disease)

Interesting Facts

- Some people are 'immune' to it- In some African countries they use it as punishment- It can disguise itself from the human immune system


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