AIDS Treatment in Telugu : Will Puliraja get AIDS? There was a big campaign against HIV. This innovative campaign made many people aware of AIDS. However, once there was no cure for this disease. If this disease is infected, the society also shuns the patients. People used to tremble just to see them. And, is AIDS still the same fear? Is there a cure for this disease now? How to identify it? In the context of World AIDS Day (World AIDS Day 2023), complete details about this disease are for you.
HIV or AIDS. It is a chronic, fatal disease. According to the World Health Organization, 39 million people worldwide are suffering from Human Immunodeficiency Virus. This is something that shocks the entire world. It is very important to be aware of this in this context. What are the actual causes of AIDS? How to identify it? Are there treatments for this? Now let's know what kind of treatment to take.
Causes of HIV..
The main cause of HIV or AIDS is unprotected sex. It is caused by engaging in sexual intercourse without using condoms. This virus is present in semen, vaginal fluids and blood. Spread occurs through body fluids. HIV can be transmitted through blood transfusions, organ transplants, and unsafe medical procedures.
Injections used by a person with the virus can also spread the virus. This virus is also transmitted from mother to child. If the mother has AIDS.. this disease is transmitted during childbirth or breastfeeding.
Some specific tests have to be done to diagnose HIV and AIDS. Doctors will ask you some questions about your chances of infection and do a physical exam. If the doctor detects the presence of HIV.. some simple diagnostic tests are done.
HIV Antibody Test
Blood and saliva are collected for this test. This test detects antibodies produced by the immune system in response to HIV infection. It may take a few days to weeks to get the results.
This detects antibodies and viral antigen in your body. Its results will come quickly.
Nucleic acid test
This is a blood test that detects the virus directly. It helps to detect the virus at an early stage when its effect is low. Tests like CD count and viral load test also help in detecting HIV.
Is there a cure for AIDS?
HIV , AIDS is curable but a chronic disease. But it can be controlled with changes in lifestyle.. medicine. Let's find out what are the currently available treatments and how to control it.
Anti-Retro Viral Therapy
Viral replication is reduced as part of this treatment. It helps to protect the immune system and slow down the progression of the disease. It is packed with three or more anti-retroviral drugs. It is given to the infected person and the effect of the virus is controlled.
Highly active anti-retro viral therapy is called combination therapy. It helps in reducing the effect of the disease. Medications prescribed by doctors should be continued for life. It helps you stay healthy. If you take more than the dose to lose weight quickly, it is actually cheating. Also CD4 cell count should be done to know how the treatment is effective. It helps in getting rid of side effects.. in taking better medicine.
Changes in life style
The effect of AIDS mainly affects immunity. So to maintain your overall health you need to eat a balanced diet that boosts immunity. Do regular exercise. It improves heart health. Improves overall well-being. Do meditation or yoga to improve your mood. It has a positive effect on immunity. Also get enough sleep. If you want to improve the health of your immune system, you need to get a good night's sleep. Also get vaccinated. It should be noted that these will reduce the effect of the disease on you but.. not cure it completely.