ACUTE HIV INFECTION

Acute sero conversion illness:It is seen in patients in who has been recently infected with hiv infection.The patients present with fever with chills ,headache muscle pain, joint pains and lymphnode swelling in the neck.It usually subsides on its own as the patients immunity is intact in the earl...

SIDE EFFECTS OF HIV DRUGS

The above picture highlights the important side effects of hiv drugs .some of the older drugs like stavudine and zidovudine causes lot of side effects like vomitings and anemia, lipoatrophy and muscle wasting where as nevirapine and efavirenz causes skin rash and dizziness.The newer drugs like do...

SYMPTOMS OF HIV/AIDS

Many patients come to us with symptoms of fever . neck swelling , headache , weight loss and loss of appetite.These symptoms can be seen in many infections like tuberculosis hepatitis and they are not specific to hiv.Hiv infected patients may not have any of these symptoms in the early stages.The...

CLASSIFICATIO OF HIV DRUGS

CLASSSIFICATION OF HIV DRUGSThe above picture shows the drugs used for treatment for HIV TREATMENT,The drugs are selected based onAge of the patient,The affordability of the patient ,Underlying comorbid conditions like renal disease and diabetes .Pregnancy statusALL THESE CONDITIONS ARE TAKEN IN ...