HIV, the human immunodeficiency virus, is the virus that causes AIDS and AIDS have been shrouded in many myths and misconceptions. Here are top 5 common myths about AIDS/HIV.
life is Totally Finish …Because I’m HIV Positive
We all know that getting HIV-Positive is shock for everyone but we should take deep breathe and remember “ you are going to die tomorrow and most HIV positive person live life longer and healthy.” You are not alone – there are many persons like you who are living with HIV or AIDS.
HIV can spread through hugging, handshakes and from mosquito bites.
HIV can not spread through physical contact like handshakes, hugging and kissing unless you have an open wound which comes into contact with the body fluids (semen, vaginal fluids, breast milk, blood or pre-ejaculatory fluids) of an HIV-positive person. It cannot be spread through saliva. Therefore, kissing cannot spread HIV or AIDS. Body fluids such as saliva, sweat and tears cannot transmit HIV. Also, as the virus cannot survive in insects, HIV cannot be transmitted through mosquito bites.
HIV/AIDS cannot be transmitted during oral sex.
It’s true that oral sex is less risky than some other types of sex. But you can get HIV by having oral sex with either a man or a woman who is HIV-positive. Always use a latex barrier during oral sex.
There’s a cure for HIV and AIDS.
There has been progress in the treatment of HIV over the year, but there is no cure yet. However, there is medication that allows a person living with HIV or AIDS to continue living a strong and productive life.
I can get HIV by being around people who are HIV-positive.
The evidence shows that HIV is not spread through touch, tears, sweat, or saliva. You cannot catch HIV by:
Breathing the same air as someone who is HIV-positive
Drinking from a water fountain
Sharing eating utensils with an HIV-positive person
Using exercise equipment at a gym
You can get it from infected blood, semen, vaginal fluid, or mother’s milk.
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If you’ve been infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), then you need to pay special attention to keeping your immune system strong and healthy. Making improvements in your diet can improve your health and how well you feel. Here are few food and healthy tips that may help .
- Eat lots of fruits and vegetables (5 to 6 servings a day).
- Eat more staple foods such as rice, maize, wheat, bread and yams
- Pay Attention to Your Oral Health
- Select healthier fats, in moderate servings, like olive oil and nuts.
- Find Ways to Reduce Stress (yoga, meditation, exercise, and counseling)
- Limit sugar, sweets, and saturated fats.
- Take Your Medication on Time
- Avoid eating raw eggs, meats or seafood
- Drink lot of water because liquids is very important when you have HIV.
- Always try eating cooked food and soft foods such as oatmeal, yogurt and mashed potatoes.
- Do not eat spicy foods.
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According to report and researches of the Illinois Department of Public Health, two out of every three new cases of HIV infections appear in women due to unprotected sexual intercourse in the United States.
HIV infection comes in three stages. First stage is known as acute infection, second stage is called as asymptomatic period and AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) is the last stage of HIV infection.
First Stage Of HIV: Acute Infection
In the early stage, a short “flu-like” illness often described as “Worst Flu Ever” within few weeks after HIV infection. HIV is most contagious during first stage.
The initial symptoms of acute HIV infection may include:
- Muscle Pain
- Joint Pain
- Nausea and vomiting
- Aching muscles
- Sore throat
- Red rash that doesn’t itch, usually on the torso.
Second Stage Of HIV: Asymptomatic Period
After the first stage, HIV continues and goes in to the second stage that is called as Asymptomatic Period (long period without any symptoms). In this stage, HIV infection produces at very low level, although it is still active.
Advanced and last stage of HIV: AIDS
Our immune system can’t kill the HIV virus and AIDS is advanced stage of HIV infection.
The last symptoms of AIDS may include:
- Cough and shortness of breath
- Soaking night sweats
- Seizures and lack of coordination
- Difficult or painful swallowing
- Mental symptoms such as confusion and forgetfulness
- Severe and persistent diarrhea
- Extreme and unexplained tiredness
- Sores of the mouth, anus, or genitals
- Nausea, abdominal cramps, and vomiting
- Rapid Weight loss and extreme fatigue
- Severe headaches with neck stiffness
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