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Awareness about AIDS makes our world with Zero HIV infections and Zero AIDS related deaths

Published / by Jack / 2 Comments on Awareness about AIDS makes our world with Zero HIV infections and Zero AIDS related deaths

Most of the peoples in this world had aware about most dangerous diseases and its natures by peoples affected worldwide. In that list AIDS, a one of the most incurable disease is around worldwide, many of them had not aware about this disease and how it spreads between peoples. We should be aware about this disease because of its dangerous nature and it’s a lifelong disease which cannot be cure by medicines, but by using of anti-retrovirus medicines the HIV can be slow down the progression of disease dramatically.

Awareness about AIDS

The word AIDS that was collectively known as Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome which was caused by the HIV (Human immunodeficiency Virus). This virus attacks the immune system of our human body first and destroys our immune system totally and collapses. These disease viral was first invented on 1981 and named as AIDS in the year 1982, which was not familiar on those days but at present which was an most dangerous disease killed twelve million people still now due to the virus attacks. These counts were constantly being increasing yearly around worldwide so we must be aware about these dangerous virus natures. And also we can be control the virus attack on immune system through initial noticing of these diseases. We can slow down the spreading of virus attacks over our body and control the effects by regular consulting with doctors. And we should know detail about the symptoms and preventive cures, Treatments of this virus attacks and have to educate the other peoples to be safe environment and safe world.

Basically the HIV Virus had spreading between peoples in some ways which was a common things happening around world. The HIV which was belongs to retrovirus it spreads due to causative fluid from the infected person to the healthy persons. Some Infected causative fluids, which are Semen, blood, vaginal secretion, breast milk and causes by sexual contact between the affected ones. And frequently it causes by using of syringes and needles that have been infected by HIV viruses. Also it spreads from the pregnant women have been infected and may deliver the viruses through breast feeding. It cause the child directly affected by this virus and blood transferring from the infected person. And it does not spread by the saliva of an infected person and by touching them physically. We can talk with them and live with them without fear of spreading. And we must want to know the Symptoms of HIV/AIDS and have to create the awareness among peoples. Some of the symptoms were sudden weight loss, tiredness, join pain, red rashes, blurred vision and short of breath and so on. We should examine the disease at the initial stage to reduce the severances’ of the virus. And many organizations were offering free medicinal cures for making Zero AIDS related deaths and doing awareness among peoples. We should educate the peoples and we should treat the affected peoples as one among us.

Detailed information about AIDS and its Effects

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The Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome which is shortly known as AIDS is a serious disease which is caused by the virus named HIV. When a person is affected by this Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) his immune system will be affected and makes him weak to get affected by various infections and diseases. Normally this HIV virus will present in the fluids such breast milk, vaginal fluids and semen of the person who is infected. Both the syndrome and virus are commonly referred as HIV/AIDS.

The HIV virus can be passed from the infected person to another through sexual contact and blood to blood. Also if a pregnant woman has HIV infection then her baby will also get the virus in the birth and also in the time of breastfeeding. The virus can also be transmitted in many other ways such as oral sex, anal sex, vaginal, contaminated hypodermic needles and blood transfusion. This is the most severe disease which can lead a person to death and this was originated in Africa in the period of early twentieth century. However there is no treatment for this deadly disease. But the affected persons can take some treatments which can slow down the effect of the disease.

The HIV virus can affect the most significant organs in the body and the progression of the disease will depends upon various factors like age of the person, the ability of the body against HIV virus and genetic inheritance of an infected person etc.

There are many misconceptions about this disease and many of the people believe that the HIV virus can be transmitted through shaking hands, sneezing, casual kissing, hugging, sharing towels, using same toilet etc. But there are no such possibilities and the virus will not be transmitted in these ways. Many people do not know the symptoms of the HIV infection and they will not consider that as a serious problem. There are some common symptoms for the early infection of HIV virus and they are joint pain, fever, muscle ache, chills, sore throat, sweats and enlarged glands etc.

If the severity is increased then the person may have blurred vision, dry cough, night sweat, permanent tiredness, shortness of breath, weight loss, swollen glands for weeks etc. If a person is having these symptoms then he or she has to take immediate check-up and start treatment. The HIV virus can be diagnosed by doing a blood test which is especially performed to detect this virus. If the results are positive then it is confirmed that the person is having the HIV infection and he has to undergo some additional treatments. In another way, the virus infection can be identified by the ultra sensitive HIV sensor. This can give the accurate results when compared to the other tests. As it is mentioned already this problem does not have treatment but the transmission of the disease and its severity can be controlled. Also the life expectancy of the person can be extended. These are the possible outcomes from the HIV treatments (see our other articles here and/or here).

HIV and AIDS Facts: Symptoms, Prevention & Treatment

Published / by Aimee / 7 Comments on HIV and AIDS Facts: Symptoms, Prevention & Treatment

The discovery of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in the 1970s has added to man’s distress. As per statistics, over 12 million people have lost their lives battling the HIV disease. There is a constant rise in the number of individuals who has fallen prey to the painful symptoms of HIV – Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. Unfortunately, AIDS is a lifelong disease. Therefore it is vital to be educated about HIV and AIDS facts.

Human Immunodeficiency Virus belongs to a group of virus called retrovirus, which damages and eventually kills the cells once it gets into the human body. A lot of people are not aware as they do not notice symptoms after being infected. This is because the latent period of the virus is variable. HIV is transmitted from individual to individual through body fluids. Although it is an incurable disease, people may lead a healthy life with medical treatment that can keep the virus in check. To avail the immediately required medical attention, one must be aware of the basic HIV-AIDS facts.

Causative fluids of HIV: Semen, blood, vaginal secretion and breast milk. HIV transmission occurs due to these infected fluids from infected to healthy person. It is important to understand the various transmission methods of these fluids. Sexual contact (and not exchange of saliva) leads to transfer of body fluids. A common transmission method is the callous reuse of syringes and needles that have been infected by the HIV virus. Pregnant women who have been infected may pass the disease to offspring through delivery and breast feeding. Blood transfusion from people infected with HIV symptoms may also pass the virus. Prior knowledge about these HIV-AIDS facts is imperative so as not to spread the symptoms further.

A lot of people are left in the dark because the symptoms are unobserved for unknown periods. The development varies from person to person though. Headache, lymph-node enlargement, fever, flu-like conditions and fatigue are common HIV symptoms and normally disappear on their own within few weeks leaving the person feeling healthy. This kind of asymptotic phase may last forever.

Once you have your HIV-AIDS facts right, you know that all has not been lost upon detection of HIV symptoms. A variety of drugs have been developed to fight this disease. Antiretroviral drugs may be availed from any drugstore to treat the HIV disease. However, prognoses are not effective because an average patient will succumb to progress of disease in 10 years. It is therefore advisable to consult the doctor about preventive measures instead of suffering from symptoms of HIV.