What is the difference between HIV and AIDS?

What is the difference between HIV and AIDS?

HIV is a virus which can infect humans through sex, through blood transfusions, through sharing needles and from mother to child. AIDS is a condition which occurs many years after infection with HIV (if no treatment is taken) due to the damage the HIV virus causes to...

I have just been diagnosed with an STD. What do I do now?

Do not panic. Calm down. The biggest hurdle in treating STDs and HIV is knowing who has the illness. Now that we know you have, half of the battle is won. Most STDs have complete cure with a short course of antibiotics. Even those which do not have a cure, can be very...
What are the major STDs that I must know of?

What are the major STDs that I must know of?

What are the major STDs that I must know of? There are many kinds of STDs that have been known to cause illness in humans. The common ones are listed here- HIV or Human immunodeficiency virus Symptoms: Starts as a flu like illness with fever, head ache, body ache,...
Some FAQ on HIV/AIDS

Some FAQ on HIV/AIDS

Is it enough to observe safe sex measures to protect yourself from HIV and other STDs? No. A sexually active lifestyle automatically exposes you to the risk of contracting STDs or becoming HIV+. Especially if you have multiple sexual partners. While you can greatly...