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HIV Kills: If You See These Symptoms, Seek Medical Attention

One can harbor an HIV infection for up to 10 years without being aware of it, and the only way to be certain is to get tested. The virus can spread by blood, sharing needles for injections, discharges, fluids, and breast milk, among other frequent vectors.

Studies indicate that women experience particular symptoms, which are covered on this page.

1. Skin irritations and lesions.

Rash is a common indicator of HIV, and there are numerous different types of skin rashes associated with the condition. If a rash appears, it is a good idea to have a medical professional review your medical history. On the other side, skin issues could become better with the correct medication.

2. Swelling glands.

All around the body, particularly in the armpits and neck, are lymph nodes. Part of the immune system, lymph nodes store immune cells and filter pathogens to fight disease. Swollen lymph nodes are one of the first signs of HIV infection.

3. Sweating at night and fever.

Those with a low-grade fever may ignore the symptoms because they are unaware of their HIV status. The usual range for a high fever is between 99.8°F (37.7°C) and 100.8°F (38.2°M).

4. Modifications to menstrual cycles.

Periods are unusually lighter or heavier. In exceptional instances, it can even completely disappear.

5. Early signs may include a fever, headache, and loss of energy.

Be mindful of your actions and be secure.


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