HIV AIDS

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…

HIV/AIDS Risk Factors

By Dr. Shailesh Sahay , 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: Blood (along with menstrual blood) Vaginal discharge Rectal Fluids Cum/Semen/Precum/Ejaculate Breast milk It is your blood that…

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 HIV patients…

Hepatitis: Know it. Prevent it.

What Is Hepatitis? Hepatitis is swelling and inflammation of the liver. The word Hepatitis is made up of Hepar that means ‘Liver’ in Ancient Greek and Itis that means ‘Inflammation’. Hepatitis means injury to the liver with an inflammation of the liver cells. How is it Caused? Hepatitis is caused…