Is HIV responsible for AIDS?
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is a chronic, potentially life-threatening condition caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
By damaging your immune system, HIV interferes with your body’s ability to fight infection and disease..
What is true about treatment for HIV?
The treatment of HIV/AIDS with medicines is called antiretroviral therapy (ART). It is recommended for everyone who has HIV. The medicines do not cure HIV infection, but they do make it a manageable chronic condition. They also reduce the risk of spreading the virus to others.
What is the prevention and treatment of AIDS?
There’s no cure for AIDS, and without treatment, life expectancy after diagnosis is about three years . This may be shorter if the person develops a severe opportunistic illness. However, treatment with antiretroviral drugs can prevent AIDS from developing.
What is the solution of HIV AIDS?
Treatment with HIV medicines (called antiretroviral therapy or ART) helps people with HIV live longer, healthier lives. ART can’t cure HIV, but it can reduce the amount of HIV in the body (called the viral load).