A.I.D.S

Adina Sigauke

What is A.I.D.S

AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) is the final stage of HIV disease, which causes severe damage to the immune system.

Etiology

-Unprotected sex with someone who has HIV

-Sharing needles with someone infected

  • -blood products, donations of semen (artificial insemination), skin grafts or organ transplants taken from someone who is infected.
  • -From a mother who is infected to her baby; this can occur during pregnancy, at birth and through breastfeeding.
  • -Sharing unsterilised injection equipment that has previously been used by someone who is infected.
  • Affect Heart ?

    -Myocarditis: severe heart rhythm problems,inflammation of the heart muscle.

    It can lead to dilated cardiomyopathy,which means the heart gets big and the muscle thins and get weak which is not good when the heat muscle weakens and your heart will not pump enough blood.

    -Pericarditis: inflammation of the sac (pericardium) around the heart,may cause chest pain or a build up around the heart and pressure from the fluid may make it harder for the heart to pump blood.

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    Affect Heart?

    -Endocarditis: infection of the layer of the tissue that lines the inside of heart muscle and valves. It can severely damage the heart valves.

    -Kaposis sarcoma: some type of cancer spread to heart from other parts of the body,sometimes the cancer does not cause a problem for the heart but interferes with blood flow through the heart.

    Normally affects?

    -Anyone

    -People who use other people unsanitary needles escpecially for drug use

    -People who do not use protection

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    Conditions how it's treated?

    -Healthcare provider will ask about your symptoms and you and figure out your treatment for what ever condition you have .

    -There is no cure for A.I.D.S currently, but there are treatment.

    Danger of the condition?

    -Cancer

    -Cardiasis- Fungal infection

    -Turberculosis

    -Toxoplasmosis

    -etc...

    Survival?

    1. An estimated 1.5 million people died from AIDS-related illnesses in 2013,

      and an estimated 39 million people with AIDS have died worldwide since the epidemic began.