HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) has now spread to every part of the country. It has infected more than 40 million people throughout the world. In USA about 1.1 million of people are patients of HIV. AIDS (acquired Immunodeficiency syndrome) is first time come to reorganization 1981 in New York City. Slowly this infection spreads out throughout the world and infected millions of people. AIDS gives way to the problem that result body doesn’t fight with the diseases of the body. Here are some of the causes of HIV/AIDS
Causes of HIV/AIDS:
In Africa AIDS is caused by the malnutrition. Release of endogenous cortisol and sometimes by opportunistic diseases. A lymphoid tissue Atrophy has been observed in HIV negative people suffering from malnutrition.
In some cases the HIV virus may be transfer through blood and blood products that you receive in blood transfusions. Whole blood, packed red cells and fresh frozen plasma and platelets come to this category. If the blood of an infected person transferred to normal person there may be chance of getting HIV virus.
If two persons shared the same needle and syringes to inject drugs, for tattoo or piercing, there may be chance of infection of HIV.
If mother is the patient of AIDS then chances of having same disease increases in the new born child as child can be infected during pregnancy or at the time of breast feeding.
People who already have a sexually transmitted disease, such as syphilis, genital herpes, Chlamydia infection, gonorrhea, or bacterial vaginosis are more likely to acquire HIV infection during unprotected sex with an infected partner. You may be caused by this disease if you share sexual devices without washing or covered with condom.
If the infected person’s blood, semen or vaginal secretions enter normal person’s body he may be caused by the HIV.
Transmission of the virus between HIV positive people and health care workers through needle sticks is low. Experts put the risk at far less than 1 percent.
The virus may be transmitted through organ or tissue transplant or unsterilized dental or any surgical equipment.