HIV

HIV – How To Live-Well With It?

By Dr. Sridhar Billa, 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 fatigue, rapid…

HIV vs AIDS – Understanding The Difference!

By Dr. Satyanarayana Meka, 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 AIDS.…

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…

Your Weak Immune System Make You Prone To Bone Infections

By Dr. Sanjib Kumar Behera, Orthopaedics Bone infections or osteomyelitis (inflammation of the bones) is a rare disorder but a severe one. Bones can either be infected because of open surgeries or infections from other parts of the body may affect the bones via the bloodstream. It is usually caused by a…

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…

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…

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…

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…