Posts Tagged "HIV symptoms"

HIV in prison populations

Posted by on Oct 25, 2011 in HIV Virus | 0 comments

HIV in prison populations

HIV is a global phenomenon; the virus is an epidemic that has caused millions of deaths worldwide and it continuous to spread. People who are in prisons are at a higher risk of contracting HIV and spreading the virus. In prisons around the world various rules and regulations apply. Some prisons practise health and safety regulations whereas other hardened prisons do not seem to have the same commitment. Research suggests that overcrowding of prisons has stimulated aggression and violence amongst inmates. Cases of men to men sexual activity in overcrowded prisons are also common. Using infected objects to either tattoo or used to inject drugs are also a sure way that prisoners are at a higher risk of spreading the deadly disease. read...

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Symptoms of HIV infection

Posted by on May 13, 2011 in HIV Virus | 0 comments

Symptoms of HIV infection

The symptoms associated with HIV will not be identical in every single person, however, the following symptoms in the various stages of the HIV infection are predominantly noticeable: STAGE 1 – Acute HIV Acute HIV (also known as primary infection) is the stage a few weeks after being infected with the HIV virus. read...

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HIV symptoms, the early signs of HIV infection

Posted by on Mar 24, 2011 in HIV Virus | 0 comments

HIV symptoms, the early signs of HIV infection

It is important to understand that HIV is a virus and the early stages of HIV infection will include the symptoms common to most viral infections, much like flu. The early signs of HIV infection, while not experienced by everyone infected for the first time include, headaches, nausea, fatigue and runny stomach with the likelihood of swollen glands. read...

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