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HIV/AIDS – Factors That Put You At Risk!

By Dr. Satyanarayana Meka, General Physician   The transmission of HIV Virus from an infected person to a healthy person can only take place through an immediate contact with bodily liquid or discharge, such as:   a) Blood (along with menstrual blood)   b) Vaginal discharge   c) Rectal Fluids   d)…

HIV/AIDS – Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Of It!

By Dr. Satyanarayana Meka, General Physician HIV/AIDS is a type of sexually transmitted disease which is caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). The HIV virus attacks the immune system and makes the body vulnerable to other diseases. AIDS is the last stage of the HIV infection; HIV takes about 10 to…

Use Of PrEP For Protection From HIV!

By Dr. Hardik Thakker, Internal Medicine There is no cure for HIV, but there certainly is a way to prevent HIV. In short this is known as PrEP or Pre Exposure Prophylaxis. This regimen of medications is very useful for people who are at high risk of acquiring the HIV virus. Prophylaxis…

Causes And Treatment Of HIV/AIDS

By Dr. Ishwar Gilada, HIV Specialist, HIV/AIDS is a type of sexually transmitted disease which is caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). The HIV virus attacks the immune system and makes the body vulnerable to other diseases. AIDS is the last stage of the HIV infection disease spectrum – HIV infection…

HIV vs. AIDS – What’s the Difference?

By Dr Ajay Kumar Pujala, General Physician HIV is an infectious virus, on the other hand, AIDS is a medical condition caused by the HIV virus. One becomes infected with HIV virus without succumbing to AIDS and there are many people who survive for many years with HIV without getting affected with…

Healthy Lifestyle Choices For People With HIV

By Dr. Vishwas Madhav Thakur, General Physician The human immunodeficiency virus, better known as HIV, is a lentivirus (a specific type of virus) which overtime causes AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome). HIV spreads when an infected person engages in intercourse or through infected blood transfusions. The common symptoms in HIV patients are chronic…

HIV/AIDS- Activities That Put You At Risk

By Dr Ajay Kumar Pujala , General Physician The transmission of HIV Virus from an infected person to a healthy person can only take place through an immediate contact with bodily liquid or discharge, such as: a) Blood (along with menstrual blood) b) Vaginal discharge c) Rectal Fluids d) Cum/Semen/Precum/Ejaculate e) Breast…

HIV/AIDS: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

By Dr Hardik Thakker, General Physician HIV/AIDS is a type of sexually transmitted disease which is caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). The HIV virus attacks the immune system and makes the body vulnerable to other diseases. AIDS is the last stage of the HIV infection; HIV takes about 10 to…

HIV/AIDS- Symptoms, Treatments, Prevention

By Dr Ajay Kumar Pujala , General Physician The human immunodeficiency virus or HIV is a virus that affects the immune system of your body eventually leading to an advanced state of the disease known as acquired immunodeficiency syndrome or AIDS. The HIV virus is divided into two types, viz. HIV-1 and…