When a baby is born with HIV, he/she is less likely to show symptoms for a while. But, during this period the HIV virus is still active in the body, all it does is killing and destroying the Immune system.
After the Immune system has deteriorate, this is when symptoms and complications begins to show up. As gathered, the symptoms that are likely to appear in Babies are; unexplained weight loss, persistent fever and sweats, persistent skin rashes, abdominal swelling and intermittent diarrhea.
However, you should make sure your baby is tested and diagnosed for any possible sign of the HIV virus severally in the first six months after birth. This will enable the baby to start taking the medication and Prevent other severe complications.
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