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.