Aids And Its Effects On Children

1978 Words Oct 3rd, 2014 8 Pages
Abstract
AIDS is caused by the HIV infection. HIV attacks the immune system, which causes it to waken, when this happens the HIV infection is considered AIDS. It causes the body to be more acceptable to diseases, infections, and cancer. There is not known cure for AIDS, but most patients survive because of treatment and new medications. This disease is deadly without treatment. To avoid the spread of AIDS, drug users should avoid reusing, or sharing needles. AIDS can be spread through the use of contaminated needles. Also, using condoms during sex can help reduce the spread of AIDS, but this is not 100% effective. People can be infected with HIV and still be completely healthy, and take their medicine every day to prevent it from getting worse. These people have antibodies in their blood to confirm that they have been infected with the virus, but no damage has been done to their immune system. Some people have had their immune system weakened by the virus, and can develop serious infections and cancers. This is when the virus is considered AIDS. There is different treatments, and different ways for people to take care of themselves after being diagnosed with AIDS.
AIDS
Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) is caused by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). HIV attacks the immune system, which causes it to waken, when this happens the HIV infection is considered AIDS. It causes the body to be more acceptable to diseases, infections, and cancer (HIV/AIDS, 2014). Being…
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