Acute Symptoms Of Hiv Infection

When person with HIV virus do not get proper treatment, the infection of HIV virus in body can severe. This advanced stage is where the body’s immune system has already become diminish thus allowing infections or diseases to easily attack on to the body making the symptoms of HIV worsen.

As the infection progresses, people with HIV sicker and grow increasingly susceptible to illnesses and infection that do not normally affect the healthy one. In the crucial stages of HIV, signs of HIV infection can involve more severe symptoms before it progresses to full blown AIDS.

These acute symptoms of HIV include chronic yeast infections or thrush of the mouth, fever, night sweats, easy bruising and bleeding, extreme exhaustion, unexplained body rashes, appearance of purplish lesions on the skin and inside mouth, unexplained rapid weight loss, and chronic diarrhea that lasting for long period of time, a month or more.

HIV virus can make opportunistic infections because they take advantage of your weakened immune system. This opportunistic infection becomes severe along the progress of the virus in body. Those illnesses that are deemed to be opportunistic infections and lead to an AIDS diagnosis includes Kaposi’s sarcoma, pulmonary tuberculosis, candidiasis of the esophagus, trachea, bronchi or lungs, toxoplasmosis of the brain, severe bacterial infections, invasive cervical cancer, lymphoma, recurrent pneumonia

Vision loss, nerve damage and brain impairment can also occur as result of acute symptoms of HIV. Signs of brain infection like troubles thinking, loss of co-ordination and balance and behavioral changes also present. Those with HIV often have such weakened immune systems that typical cures fail even though many of these illnesses can easily be treated.

People infected with HIV can expect to develop AIDS eight to ten years after HIV infection without immediate treatment. You can take HIV medications that can slow down this progression also reduce several symptoms of HIV.