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How AIDS Affects Health

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What are the health effects of AIDS/HIV?

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Hello,

Here is what I know about AIDS and health.

Upon infection with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), most people demonstrate little or no symptoms at all. For those who do, early HIV infection is comparable to a flu-like illness which typically appears 2-4 months after infection. Symptoms may include:

? Fever
? Headache
? Fatigue
? Swollen lymph nodes (lymphadenopathy)

These symptoms generally clear within a months time and are often misdiagnosed for other viral infections. During this period, the virus is rapidly replicating and highly infectious. However, the amount of ...

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How does HIV infection and the development of AIDS affect the health of individuals? From symptoms to no symptoms, this solution covers the it all.

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