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When Do HIV Patients Start Suffering Numerous Diseases?

HIV is one of the dreaded viruses people often suffer from. It comes with numerous disturbing symptoms but the most painful part or effect of the disease is that, people living with HIV often become so immunocompromised that they start suffering from numerous health problems. This is a stage in the virus and if you don't take the disease seriously or discover you are positive very late, you may stand a higher risk of getting to this stage.

In this article, in line with a publication on CDC, we are going to be having a look at some facts about HIV and when a person suffering from the virus would become prone to numerous health condition if not attended to. Relax and take in this article while you get some valuable knowledge.

When Do HIV Patients Start Suffering Numerous Diseases?

According to healthline people living with HIV and perhaps totally unaware of their status, will slowly and even sometimes asymptotically, pass through the various stages of the virus upto the final stage which is known as AIDs.

AIDS simply means acquired immunodeficiency Syndrome and it is the last stage of the virus that comes with numerous opportunistic infections because at this stage usually referred to as the stage 3, the virus would have damaged all the immune system cells. So your body would no longer be resistant to some diseases and opportunistic infections as the CD4 Cell count has dropped below the 200 cells per millimeter of blood.

A person at this stage May even have issues being able to bounce back even with the bombardment of retroviral medications because the immune system has been badly damaged. So for your own good, there is need to always go for HIV test to ascertain your status and know when you are at an earlier, manageable stage.

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