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HIV- no symptoms H uman I mmunodeficiency V irus. AIDS- symptoms appear Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. What is an Incubation period?. Once a person has been infected with Hiv, the virus stays in a person’s body for a long period of time---sometimes years---before any symptoms appear.
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HIV- no symptomsHuman Immunodeficiency VirusAIDS- symptoms appearAcquiredImmuneDeficiencySyndromeWhat is an Incubation period?
  • Once a person has been infected with Hiv, the virus stays in a person’s body for a long period of time---sometimes years---before any symptoms appear.
  • The majority of people infected with Hiv develop Aids and die.
  • HIV / AIDS
  • Definition- An immune system condition
  • brought on by the invasion of HIV in the bloodstream that renders a person susceptible to opportunistic infection that can eventually cause death. FLUIDS THAT TRANSMITTHE VIRUS1. BLOOD2. SEMEN3. CERVICAL/VAGINAL SECRETIONS4. BREASTMILKHIGH RISK BEHAVIORS
  • Sexual Contact
  • Sharing needles (drug use, piercing, tattoos)
  • Breastfeeding/ mother to baby-birth
  • Blood contact
  • How to be 100% protected from HIV/AIDS:
  • Sexual Abstinence (no sexual contact)
  • Avoid Blood Contact
  • Do not share needles (avoid drug use and sharing needles to pierce or tattoo the body)
  • The Effects of AIDS on the Body
  • Hiv attacks the immune system which destroys your body’s ability to fight infection
  • Causes serious lung infections / Pneumonia
  • Rare skin cancer called Sarcoma(brown and blue sores on skin)
  • Digestives problems: diarrhea and intestinal infections
  • Hiv/Aids Treatments:
  • Drug combination Therapy
  • Drugs are used to slow the reproduction of the Hiv virus in the body and bloodstream
  • Drugs used to treat opportunistic infection to delay the progress of disease(AIDS)
  • AIDSISADEADLYDISEASESOMake GOOD DECISIONS!!!!
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