Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is an infection which is spread primarily by unprotected sex, hypodermic needles, contaminated blood transfusions, and from mother to baby during pregnancy, delivery, or breastfeeding. Human body bodily fluids, like tears and saliva, do not transmit HIV.
There is no vaccine or cure or vaccine for this dangerous infection. However, antiretroviral treatment can slow the disease and can offer a near-normal life expectancy. This treatment must start immediately after the diagnosis is made.
Today, we are going to show you some useful information about the most typical symptoms and signs and of HIV. Don’t forget to remember them and share it with your family and friends.
Fever is a normal thing during the winter season, but if you notice that it lasts for too long, you should definitely visit your doctor for some examinations as soon as possible. Fever is one of the major symptoms of HIV.
HIV directly affects your stamina and reduces your energy levels. So, if you feel exhausted or tired all the time, you should visit your doctor as soon as possible.
3. Muscle ache
If you experience constant pain in your joints, back or legs, you should visit your doctor immediately.
4. A headache and sore throat
Human immunodeficiency virus affects your immune system. As a result, your body get weak and infections will start to attack you very easily. As a result, you will feel strong headaches, sore throat irritations for several days.
5. Rashes on skin
Your skin is a window to your overall health. HIV will be recognized by itchy rashes on the skin.
6. Weight loss
It is very important to consult your doctor if you notice that you have suddenly lost your appetite and you have started to lose weight.
7. Dry cough
Another major symptom of HIV is the formation of dry sticky cough that stays in your throat.
8. Sweating in nights
We recommend you to consult your doctor if you have problems with your night sleep, difficulty breathing, if you cannot find your position and if your body sweats in any temperature.
9. Brittle unhealthy nails
Another indicator of having HIV is color changes in your nails. So, if you notice the yellow color on your nails, consult your doctor.
10. Difficulty in concentration and focus
If you find difficult to focus on your work, visit your doctor immediately.