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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

HIV or Human Immunodeficiency Virus is increasing becoming a common condition amid both men and women. Nearly one-fourth of the world’s population is a victim of this chronic infection. The HIV virus invades healthy immune cells called CD4 cells and damages them to the core. Over time, if HIV is left untreated, the infection turns into AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) and even exposes the body to multiple threats including cancer.

In general, HIV symptoms are mild in nature and can be easily dismissed or be confused with some other condition. However, a fact remains intact – a person, even if he/she doesn’t experience noticeable symptoms of HIV, they can still pass on the virus to other individuals. This is precisely the reason why it’s important to get tested at regular intervals.

Below mentioned are some common signs and symptoms of HIV/AIDS experienced by both men and women.

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