The Difference Between HIV and AIDS

HIV vs AIDS What is the difference between HIV and AIDS? HIV and AIDs are often misused synonymously. HIV or the Human Immunodeficiency Virus is the name for the deadly viral infection of which AIDS or Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome is a stage or condition of. HIV – A viral infection AIDS – A condition/stage[…]

First Signs of HIV and Early Symptoms

First Signs of HIV Early HIV Indicators Patients often wonder how early symptoms of HIV appear and due to the severity of the infection it’s good to know exactly what the first signs of HIV are. It is advise to get a early HIV test to get the proper treatment if didn’t see any signs.[…]

HIV Risks and Complications

Risks and Complications Of HIV Who Is At Risk For HIV? Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the virus which causes AIDS, is transmitted primarily through sexual intercourse or the sharing of drug paraphernalia such as needles with an infected person. This means that anyone who is sexually active or a drug user is potentially at risk.[…]

HIV Symptoms

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Symptoms These Are The Symptoms of HIV Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a virus that ultimately leads to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). There is no cure for HIV. HIV causes your body’s immune system to fail, leaving you defenseless against other sicknesses like the flu or pneumonia. HIV is a disease[…]

HIV Treatment

Treatment For HIV What Are My Options To Get Treated For HIV? The goal of HIV treatment is to impede the virus’ progression in an infected person’s body. The types of medications that are effective for this type of treatment are called antiretrovirals (ARV). In nearly every case, multiple ARVs are combined to provide adequate[…]

HIV/AIDS Overview Information

An Overview Of HIV Synopsis HIV is a virus (human immunodeficiency virus) that can be transmitted through sexual contact. HIV causes Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). HIV can be transmitted through the seminal or vaginal fluid, blood or breast milk of an HIV positive person. Approximately 40,000 people contract HIV in the United States each[…]