Want more knowledge on HIV treatments? Let’s try to understand. HIV, as we know, is a virus called Human Immunodeficiency Virus. It attacks the white blood cells in our blood which are also called T-cells or CD4 cells. The function of these cells is to coordinate the immune system to fight diseases. When you are affected by the HIV it destroys these cells and makes our body defenseless, resulting in damage to the immune system.
HIV if not treated in time will give rise to developing AIDS also known as Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, this usually happens in the advanced stages of HIV.
You must also know as general knowledge that HIV is passed from one person to the other by blood transfusions or sexual contacts, this is the virus is present in the body fluids. An infected pregnant lady passes on the virus to its infant during pregnancy, by delivering the child and by breast feeding.
There are a few ways in which you can test your HIV infection, like Urine samples, Saliva samples, Blood tests which are mostly taken twice to confirm the infection.
You can find here some HIV treatments and precautions.
• Drug Options: You must be careful while selecting your medication drugs. We would recommend you to only use FDA approved medication drugs for HIV.
• Alternate for Medicines: People also use antiretroviral therapies which include homeopathic medication, massages, and other supplements.
• Doctor: Your doctor must have some experience in dealing with and treating patients who suffer from HIV. It is really important that you be comfortable to communicate with your doctor to get yourself treated.
• Prevent HIV: There are only a few ways by which HIV is spread and that is through blood fluids, semen, vaginal fluids, rectal fluids, breast milk, pre-seminal fluid, etc… To prevent HIV you can simply avoid these.
These were some HIV treatments. These methods are not exactly the cure for HIV but are much better than the treatments used in the past. It will help you live a normal and healthy life.
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