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Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), human viral disease that ravages the immune system, undermining the body’s ability to defend itself from infection and disease. Caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
Within one to three weeks after infection with HIV, most people experience flu-like symptoms, such as
These symptoms include
7. Extensive Weight Loss And Fatigue (Wasting Syndrome),
8. Periodic Fever,
9. Recurring Diarrhoea, And Thrush,
10. A Fungal Mouth Infection.
An early symptom of HIV infection in women is a recurring vaginal yeast infection.
While persons who have HIV may remain in good health during this period, HIV continues to replicate, progressively destroying the immune system. Often an infected person remains unaware that he or she carries HIV and unknowingly transmits the virus to others during this phase of the infection.
Male and Female condoms have been shown to be an important HIV prevention tool.
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