The immune system of our body system is a very vital part and its subsidence can often plague the entire human. “It is a host defence mechanism to the several foreign infections and diseases that attack or outbreak our body. It protects us from numerous bacteria, viruses, parasites, fungi, and from the growth of a tumour and cancer cells. The immune system of our body is made up of several tissues, organs and special interdependent cell types.”

HIV AIDS (Human Immunodeficiency Virus -Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome )

Know about the HIV transmission, symptoms and treatment.

What is HIV?

HIV is a Virusthat directly pounces on the immune system of the body thereby leaving it damaged and blemished. Once infected by this virus, has lifelong effects and this virus kills several vital cells and can also lead to infects, cancers and life-threatening problems. However, the disease that can be caused through this virus called as AIDS (Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome) which is the extreme stage of this infection.

HIV transmission:

• This virus is usually transmitted through blood transfusions or even through breastfeeding.

• It can also be transmitted by sharing the same tattoo equipment. Unsterilized tattoo equipment can lead people to this problem.

• Sexual activities without protection is also a common course of transmission of this problem.

• By using the same syringes or needles those have already been used.

• Anything open that leads to transference of blood from one body to another.


The symptoms of this disease cannot be shown even after the virus has bombarded the host. Some light symptoms that may show HIV Infection are fever, headaches, body aches, fever, sore throat and even sweats at night. The symptoms that show HIV Stage 3 or AIDS are extreme weight loss. The symptoms that show HIV Stage 3 or AIDS are extreme weight loss, shortness of breath, diarrhoea, dry cough and even blurred vision. If these symptoms are left untreated, they can lead the infected prone to several problems as the virus contributes in collapsing the entire immune system.


There is no such treatment or cure to this problem but there are treatments that can definitely reduce its advancement.

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