Can you see AIDS under a microscope?
What does it look like when you have AIDS?
Recurring fever or profuse night sweats. Extreme and unexplained tiredness. Prolonged swelling of the lymph glands in the armpits groin or neck. Diarrhea that lasts for more than a week.
What can be mistaken for AIDS?
- A cold.
- Influenza (the flu)
- Mononucleosis (mono)
- Strep throat.
- Epstein-Barr virus.
- Viral hepatitis.
- Some sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
What type of virus is AIDS?
HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is a virus that attacks the body’s immune system. If HIV is not treated it can lead to AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome). Learning the basics about HIV can keep you healthy and prevent HIV transmission.
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Medical Animation: HIV and AIDS
HIV cell infection
3D Video images of HIV Transfer between T cells through virological synapses