Check Out 5 Common Symptoms Of HIV In Women That You Should Know-[CHECK OUT] 

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HIV is a deadly virus that affects a lot of people all over the world. HIV means Human Immunodeficiency Virus. It is a virus that attacks cells that help the body fight infection thereby making a person more vulnerable to other infections and diseases.

Most people who get HIV get it through anal or vaginal sex, or sharing needles, syringes, or other drug-injection equipment. There is no cure for HIV yet. However, antiretroviral treatment (ART) can regulate HIV and enable people to live a long and healthy life. This can be made possible if only an infected individual is knowledgeable about the symptoms of this virus and can identify on time.

Common symptoms of HIV in women include;

1. Menstrual changes

Women with HIV may have more menstrual problems than other women. They may also have brighter or heavier bleeding, missed periods, and more drastic premenstrual syndrome.

2. Pelvic inflammatory disease

Pelvic inflammatory disease is a common sign of HIV in women and most cases of (PID) are due to the sexually transmitted disease caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae or Chlamydia trachomatis.

3. Night sweat

Since your body works hard to repair itself during periods of deep sleep, night sweats are a common symptom of HIV.

4. Skin rashes and sores

An HIV rash is irritated skin that affects people who have the virus. It can be itchy, red or purple, or painful. This specific symptom is also common among women.


5. Other sexually transmitted diseases

HIV is more closely linked to gonorrhoea than chlamydia (which is particularly common among young women). Herpes is also commonly associated with HIV particularly in women hence adhere to the tips of this article.


Everyone should adhere to the tips of this article.

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