AIDS/HIV

What is AIDS?

This is Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, it is the appearance of clinical manifestation of HIV infection. In this state, the person presents with opportunistic infections of unlimited extents and possibilities. They also present with atypical presentation and severity. Person with AIDS is very infectious, they are very ill and also prone to aggressive kinds of cancer.

 

What is HIV?

It’s a viral infection that attacks and slowly destroys the immune system of the infected person that leads to “immune deficiency”. It is progressive and can lead to lack of body defense to all kinds of infection including those that don’t normally infect man and can also lead to cancer susceptibility.