HIV Infection

  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. How HIV Is Diagnosed

    If you suspect a possibility of being infected with HIV, you can now do a home test, meaning there is no need to drive to the nearest hospital anymore.  HIV tests aim to check the presence of HIV in your body through blood or saliva. HIV tests can be done by checking for HIV antigen that develops after 12 weeks after contracting the virus. HIV Home Test To do a home test for HIV antigen, you start by swabbing... →Continue reading
  3. What are the Symptoms of Acute HIV Infection?

    The acute stage of an infection has often been regarded as its primary stage where the infection develops based on the way it is handled. Specifically, the acute stage of HIV is said to exist between the periods of two to four weeks after one has been exposed to the infection. Various other names are also used to describe what Acute HIV infection means; like ‘primary stage,’ ‘early stage,’ and ‘first stage.’ A person is said to have Acute... →Continue reading

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