HIV AIDS

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…

What is the Difference Between HIV and AIDS?

By Dr. Vikram Gidwani, 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…

5 Lifestyle Choices HIV Patients Can Opt For To Be Healthy

By Dr. Ishwar Gilada, HIV Specialist, 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 fatigue, rapid…

Types And Symptoms Of Sexually Transmitted Diseases

By Dr. Sangeeta P, Sexology Sexually transmitted diseases or STDs are serious complications irrespective of whether you are pregnant or not. But in case you are pregnant, complications are higher. In this case your baby is affected along with you. And for some STDs, like HIV/AIDS, conditions may be incurable or even…

HIV vs. AIDS: Know The Differences!!

By Dr. Mangesh Chandewar , 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…

The 4 Most Common STDs in Men And Women

By Dr. A. Kumar , Sexology Some examples of sexually transmitted diseases include genital herpes, chlamydia, syphilis, gonorrhoea, warts and HIV/AIDS. These are infections; the main mode of propagation being unprotected sexual intercourse. Healthcare providers and doctors have major roles to play in the prevention and treatment of STDs. Most STDs are…

HIV and AIDS: How are they different?

By Dr. Neeraj Gupta , 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…

How To Live A Healthy Life with HIV

By Dr Pravin Patel Vijay Patel , 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…

What’s The Difference Between HIV and AIDS?

By Dr. Santosh Kumar Soni , 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…