HIV/AIDS The HIV virus weakens the body's defense against infections. HIV spreads through unprotected sex, needle sharing, or being born to an infected mother. It may cause no symptoms for years, so a blood test is the best way to learn your status. Timely treatment is important to help prevent serious illnesses. Early symptoms of HIV Infection: Many have no symptoms, but some people get temporary flu-like symptoms one to two months after infection: swollen glands (seen here), a fever…
What are the early symptoms of HIV infection? Despite increased awareness about HIV, AIDS and the risks of unprotected sex, many people don’t know what the early symptoms of HIV are. While the chances of contracting the virus are still relatively low, it’s important to be aware of possible symptoms, particularly if you’ve recently had sex without a condom.
#HIV symptoms that are more common amongst women than men. The early symptoms of HIV are sometimes very mild and can be easily dismissed as cold and flu symptoms. Early HIV symptoms include swollen glands, rashes, infections, and low grade fevers. A latency period of up to ten years where few (if any) symptoms are experienced.
This video was relevant because it talks about the early symptoms of HIV, and it's important that people know what to look for. In health education the students should be taught the symptoms for HIV so that they are aware of them. Then they will know if something might be wrong, and they can go get tested.