Early HIV Symptoms In Women Are:
Loss Of Appetite:
The Loss of Appetite causes rapid weight loss. Even diarrhea triggered by the virus may upset you. You can also suffer from nausea and frequently vomit. You may suffer from weakness due to this.
Swollen Lymph Nodes:
When the virus enters the body the immune system fights against the virus. Due to which you may notice swollen lymph nodes in different parts of the body. They are painless and a sore can be felt by touching. This is one of the early HIV symptoms In women.
If you are noticing swelling of throat and problem in your tonsils don’t ignore it as a normal flu symptom. Immediately go for HIV test if you had unprotected sex with a unknown person in recent past.
Abnormal Menstrual Cycle:
When the virus enters a woman’s body then she may miss her periods. This may make her think that she is pregnant, however after few days she may notice longer periods and bleeding in between the period cycles.
Rashes can appear in different parts of the body like face, back and chest. The rashes appear as a result of response of body’s immune system to the virus. It looks like dark raised spots on the skin.
Flu Like Symptoms:
Women suffer from prolonged headache which can be mild and severe at times. The headache is similar to that caused by flu. Early HIV symptoms in women also include other flu like symptoms like coughing, sneezing and runny nose.
Detecting the early HIV symptoms in women is very vital in increasing the life expectancy and health standards of the infected patients. If you start the treatments and therapies at early stage then you won’t have to face more severe symptoms and other diseases. When HIV leads to AIDS then the immune system becomes ineffective and you are prone to many diseases. Have a HIV test even if you slightest of doubt. You must take preventive measures like don’t have unprotected sex with multiple partners, do not use syringe used by others and take blood only from trustworthy blood banks. There is no cure for the disease till date which makes taking preventive measures even more crucial.