topmedicaljournals.com – HIV AIDS Symptoms
HIV is a fatal virus that causes deadly diseases such as AIDS. Even, it is a harmful virus, but it is not leading to a quick and painful death. HIV works by attacking key element of human immune system, the CD4 cells. It makes our body cannot fights against bacterium, fungi and viruses. In fact, HIV utilizing the CD4 cells to replicate itself. This condition will cause complications diseases and infections.
It is necessary for every person to understand HIV AIDS symptoms because early diagnose can help the patient to have immediate treatment. Although, there is still no medicine that can be cured the disease, it can delay for the virus to multiply and severe condition.
A person who has being infected will feel sickness like flu with common symptoms such as fever, headache, tiredness and enlarged lymph nodes. Some patients reported that they also experience other symptoms that provoke digestive system, which leads to nausea and regurgitation, diarrhea, lack of appetite, and weight loss. Few reported cases show that the some patients have inflammation of the liver and pancreas. But commonly, during this period, one will not experience any symptoms. This period will last for years; depend on the patient health condition. Usually, it will last for ten years for adult before the immune system begins to wither and develop other HIV AIDS symptoms, such as exhausted, extreme weight loss, frequent fevers, rashes, and short term memory loss. Even the infected person does not show the symptoms yet, but the person cans still transmitting the virus to other persons.
As above explanation, the death is not caused by HIV directly but it destroys human immune system and leaves one susceptible to other viruses and diseases. The symptoms are not suddenly appearing, but takes months to years to develop the first symptoms. Therefore, it did not suspect as the HIV infection and even the HIV test typically shows negative result during this period. That is why most of the infected person did not get the proper treatment for HIV. It is recommended for a person who is suspected for HIV go to testing in 3 months after possible exposure, followed by retesting 6 months after possible exposure
After the early phase of infection, come to a phase when the body’s immunity system completely damaged. It makes easier for bacterium and viruses to infecting the person causing severe diseases and shows more serious HIV AIDS symptoms such as:
1. Frequent headache and giddiness
2. Intense dry cough
3. High fever and serious chills feeling
4. Swollen lymph nodes
5. White layer on the tongue because of yeast growth
6. White spots and rashes all over the body
8. Vaginal infections because of yeast growing
9. In the worst condition, chronic disease may develop such as cancers and pelvic inflammatory disease.
10. Night sweats
11. Muscle aches
12. Sore throat
14. Ulcers in the mouth