The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a subgroup of retrovirus) that causes HIV infection and over time acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).
- Sore throat
- Night sweats
- Loss of appetite
- Ulcers that appear in the mouth, esophagus, or genitals
- Swollen lymph nodes
- Muscle aches
Many people with acute HIV infection don’t have any symptoms
- Emergency HIV pills
- Antiretroviral drugs
- Complementary or alternative medicine
Health education is an important factor in reducing risky behavior.