Fever and chills may be signs of HIV: specialist

Suffering from high fever and chills may be the first signs of HIV infection after having a risky practice, warned today the specialist Ernesto Echeagaray Guerrero.

“You can see an inflammation of the lymph nodes in the neck, armpits and groin, which disappears in a few days, which prevents the patient from seeking medical attention,” explained the head of infectology at the Specialties Hospital of the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS) in Jalisco

He explained that if after the infection the person feels better and forgets the matter, “in case of continuing with his sexual practices he can infect his partner and continue the chain”.

Therefore, on World AIDS Day the expert recommended to all those who have sexual risk to pay attention to symptoms such as fever, chills and swollen glands.

“Do not let it go, you have to go to the doctor’s office and express, with sincerity, the reasons for suspicion so that the necessary screening tests are carried out and, in case of giving a positive result, begin with the appropriate treatment ”

Echeagaray indicated that between 10 and 20 new HIV / AIDS cases arrive each month at a second-level hospital, many of them in advanced stages in which it may take years to restore the balance of the immune system.

“The earlier the medication starts, the faster the person will achieve a better quality of life,” he concluded.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here


Nearly 160 arrested for weekend protests in Hong Kong

A total of 157 people have been arrested over the weekend for the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, which have continued despite the definitive...

Biden and Trump maintain victory options with outcome of key states yet to be determined

The Democrat would lead in Wisconsin but the president leads him in Pennsylvania and Michigan, among others Both the president, Donald Trump, and the Democratic...

Bladder cancer, a silent evil caused by smoking

 Guadalajara (Mexico), .- The habitual consumption of snuff can cause cancer of the bladder and urinary tract, a silent condition and that is usually...

Amazon achieves the highest global sales in its history in Black Friday to Cyber ​​Monday

Amazon has re-recorded global sales records in Black Friday and Cyber ​​Monday week, the e-commerce giant said in a statement. Specifically, the US firm once...

Zona people say that it does not make reggaeton, but a mixture of Cuban music

Zone People's leader, Alexander Delgado, affirmed today that the musical group he founded 16 years ago does not make reggaeton, but a mixture of...