1Md. Abu Salek, 2Jannatun Nayeem
1Department of Mathematics, Bhawal Bodre Alam Government College,
2Department of Arts and Science

American journal of educational research and reviewsHuman immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) is a spectrum of conditions caused by infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Following initial infection, a person may not notice any symptoms or may experience a brief period of influenza-like illness. Typically, this is followed by a prolonged period with no symptoms. As the infection progresses, it interferes more with the immune system, increasing the risk of common infections like tuberculosis, as well as other opportunistic infections, and tumors that rarely affect people who have working immune systems. These late symptoms of infection are referred to as AIDS. This stage is often also associated with weight loss. HIV is spread primarily by unprotected sex (including anal and oral sex), contaminated blood transfusions, hypodermic needles, and from mother to child during pregnancy, delivery, or breastfeeding. Some bodily fluids, such as saliva and tears, do not transmit HIV.

Keywords: Symptoms of Infection, HIV/AIDS

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Md. Abu Salek and Jannatun Nayeem. SYMPTOMS OF INFECTION REFERRED TO AS HIV/AIDS. American Journal of Educational Research and Reviews, 2018,3:14. DOI: 10.28933/ajerr-2017-12-0502

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