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Health: sexuality #2
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What does HIV Stand For
Human Immunodeficiency Virus
how can HIV be transmitted
-Sharing needles (intravenous)
-Mother to fetus
-stands for Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
-occurs after the HIV virus has been present in the body for some time
HIV vs. AIDS
-HIV is the virus that infects the body, and destroys T-cells.
Once a person's T-cell count is
< 200/mm3, it is diagnosed as AIDS.
How does HIV attack T Cells?
HIV acts like a Trojan horse, fooling the T-cell into letting it inside
The Stages of HIV→AIDS
virus confined to lymph nodes, can last 7 - 10 years
T cells fall to 200-400 per mm3 of blood
fever, headache, sore throat, rash. Occurs in 40-70% of those infected
T cells fall to below 200/mm3
ways to test for HIV and AIDS
HIV Antibody Test -available in both oral and blood tests
Viral Load Test - measures amount of HIV virus in blood
T cell Count - counts the number of T cells in the blood
No one can perform an HIV test on you without written consent
types of treatment for HIV and AIDS
-stands for Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy
-commonly called a 'drug cocktail'
-slows progression of the disease
-Pre- exposure Prophylaxis
-a pill taken daily to help prevent infection
price recently raised from $13.50-$750 per dose
AIDS is diagnosed when a person's T-Cell count is < _______ mm3.
The asymptomatic stage of HIV can last from _______ to ______ years.
Fever, headache, sore throat and rash can occur during the ________ stage.
The only 100% guaranteed way to prevent HIV infection is ________
Which HIV test is available in an at home, oral kit?
HIV antibody test (Oraquick)
Which preventative treatment is available to high risk candidates in pill form?
PrEP (Pre- exposure Prophylaxis)
Which drug price recently raised from $13.50 - $750 per dose?
types of laboratory HIV tests
-western blot test
benefits of early diagnoses
-begin medical care to slow process of virus
-avoid behaviors that could spread HIV's to others
-gain peace of mind when results are negative
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