There are many drugs available today that are used to help control and manage the symptoms and complications of HIV/AIDS. Many of them work by disabling proteins and other compounds in the body so that the virus cannot replicate itself.

People who have gotten tested for HIV and received a positive test result should talk to a doctor right away so that the right kind of HIV/AIDS treatment can be administered to them. The following are some of the most common types of HIV patients that seek treatment:

  • Pregnant women
  • Hepatitis B patients
  • Those that are suffering very serious
  • HIV symptoms
  • Someone with an HIV-related kidney problem
  • People with a CD4 count of below 500

Before you start the HIV/AIDS treatment, you should be aware of the following side effects that may occur:

Skin rashesDiarrhea, vomiting, and nauseaBone death, more specifically the hip jointsShortness of breathWeak bones
Now that you know all these information, consult a doctor right away and he or she will be able to talk about the treatment process in a more detailed manner. 

To be able to treat HIV/AIDS at the earliest opportunity, people should get an HIV diagnosis fast. Use a rapid HIV screen test kit by STD Rapid Test Kits for a convenient way to test for HIV. In just 15 minutes, you can get a highly accurate test result.