Diagnosis

  1. The Benefits Of Using HIV Home Tests

    HIV, also called Human Immunodeficiency Virus, has afflicted many millions of people across the globe. Based on data, there are nearly a couple of million United States citizens that are suffering from this infection. This quantity is extremely frightening. What is considered to be even worse is the fact that around 20 % of HIV-positive individuals are not even aware that they have been afflicted with HIV? This is certainly one of the most significant explanations why many HIV awareness programs have already been started by various groups and sectors around the world. If you would like to know whether or not you have HIV, all you need to do is visit a medical doctor. There are medical practitioners who carry out HIV tests to find out if an individual has HIV. They often simply need a blood sample to... →Continue reading
  2. Myths About HIV And AIDS

    There are several concerns and stigmas connected with HIV and AIDS. Misguided beliefs blur people's common sense and generate unreasonable ideas. The viral strain and disorder are quite severe and life-threatening, but current medical research and development have made great strides in the past several years to cut back the disease. This content includes popular myths and truths regarding the Human Immuno-Deficiency Virus or HIV and the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome or AIDS. How You Can Get HIV/AIDS It is not possible to acquire HIV or AIDS by hugging, kissing, or sharing food items. Any kind of regular, day-to-day physical contact is risk-free. A number of people even think pests or insects can easily transmit the infection by biting us, but this is an incorrect idea. Some other HIV and AIDS misconceptions include expecting mothers and their unborn kids. Merely 33 % of HIV positive women transmit the viral... →Continue reading
  3. The Different HIV Tests

    There are several concerns and stigmas connected with HIV and AIDS. Misguided beliefs blur people's common sense and generate unreasonable ideas. The viral strain and disorder are quite severe and life-threatening, but current medical research and development have made great strides in the past several years to cut back the disease. Myths and Truths surrounding HIV This content includes popular myths and truths regarding the Human Immuno-Deficiency Virus or HIV and the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome or AIDS. How You... →Continue reading
  4. New York Governor Plans To End HIV Problem By 2020

    With serious HIV problems going on in the state of New York for the past thirty years, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on November 30, 2018 a plan that will hopefully end the HIV epidemic by 2020. The state government aims to lower the number of HIV cases in the next ten years, from thousands this year to about 750 in the next decade. If this plan achieves that goal, it will become the lowest number of HIV cases ever reported... →Continue reading
  5. HIV Rash And How To Treat It

    Most of the times people get to know that they have HIV after they take tests for the symptoms that probably showed up a few months ago. When a person is infected with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), a plethora of symptoms such as flu and feverish feelings become evident. However, the earliest symptom of HIV as reported in numerous cases are rashes or lesions on the body of the patient. The reason for this is not far-fetched since rashes... →Continue reading
  6. The 13 signs of HIV

    At the onset of HIV infection, at least 90% of people infected with HIV will start experiencing symptoms that will tell them something is wrong with their body. If you know you are at risk of possibly having any sexually transmitted disease, this is the right time to get checked. 40% to 90% of people who had chanced exposure to HIV, experience flu-like symptoms known as an acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) a month or two after HIV entered the body... →Continue reading
  7. 5 Reasons Why You Should Use A Rapid HIV Home Test Kit

    1. Early Detection There are millions of people that get infected with HIV around the world. The main reason for this is that those that already have the virus do not know that they have it and continue passing it on to other people, through sex and other methods. With the use of a rapid HIV home test kit, one can detect the virus right away. 2. Private Having HIV or even the belief that you might have this... →Continue reading
  8. HIV Immunoassay Testing

    The most reliable method of testing for HIV is the HIV antibody test. Those that are believed to be infected with HIV are urged to go through this type of test so that their HIV status can be correctly determined. How do Immunoassay tests work? When a person gets infected with the HIV, the immune system releases antibodies to the bloodstream that will fight the virus. So, once an individual undergoes Immunoassay tests, the antibodies will be detected if... →Continue reading
  9. When Should Women Seek HIV Test?

    Regardless if you have active sexual life or not, you should still undergo HIV testing. It is a must for women to be tested against HIV to find out their HIV status at least once in a while (every 3 to 5 years). However, if you fall in any of these categories below, make sure to be getting HIV testing regularly. -        You have multiple sexual partners -        You engage in unprotected sex with different partners -        You have... →Continue reading
  10. HIV And HAART

    What Is HAART Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapies are the current therapies for human immunodeficiency virus. While there is no cure for human immunodeficiency virus HAART therapies can reduce the amount of human immunodeficiency virus in the blood. With the viral load lower the body will make new healthy T-cells. HIV patients can live a fairly normal lifespan if they adhere to treatments and make healthy choices in food and get adequate physical activity. How Do HAART Therapies Work? First... →Continue reading

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