What is AIDS?

What is AIDS?



AIDS known as the Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is a life-threatening condition which is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). This is an autoimmune disease which damages the immune system, and thus interferes with the body's ability to fight the organisms that causes disease. HIV is a virus that focuses on infecting the immune system thereby increasing the risk of the body being thrown to several other infections and diseases and intensifies the impact of existing infections as well. Without proper treatment, the infection might progress and attain an advanced stage, which is AIDS. Once the HIV infection develops into this stage, then the person is at greater risk. This particular virus breaks down the cells present in the immune system thereby making it weak. Without treatment, the HIV infection will easily develop into AIDS who given the fact that the immune system gradually loses its strength. HIV is a sexually transmitted infection (STI). By the end of 2015, the people who have been infected with HIV has been reported to be 1,122,900. The figures from 2016 show an estimate of 18,160 being diagnosed with AIDS. As of now, there has been no cure identified for AIDS and the research is under progress.

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If the OIs can be prevented, general life expectancy can be improved for people who suffer from late-stage HIV. Apart from the management of the HIV virus with the help of medication, the person is expected to take some precautions. Wearing condoms can help prevent STDs. The vaccinations must be taken for potential OIs, which can be discussed with your physician. The patient must be able to understand that the germs that Surround the environment it could only worsen the situation. The person must limit their exposure and take relevant precautions with protective gloves especially when they are changing the litter. The foods that are already at risk of contamination should be strictly avoided. The patient must ask their physician regarding their vacation activities to make sure they limit their exposure to potential OIs.


Hakim Hari Kishan Lal Dawakhana
Hakim Hari Kishan Lal Dawakhana
Hakim Hari Kishan Lal Dawakhana