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What are the later symptoms of HIV/AIDS?


Lack of energy

Weight loss

Frequent fevers and sweats

A thick, whitish coating of the tongue or mouth (thrush) that is caused by a yeast infection and sometimes accompanied by a sore throat

Severe or recurring vaginal yeast infections

Chronic pelvic inflammatory disease or severe and frequent infections like herpes zoster

Periods of extreme and unexplained fatigue that may be combined with headaches, lightheadedness, and/or dizziness

Rapid loss of more than 10 pounds of weight that is not due to increased physical exercise or dieting

Bruising more easily than normal

Long-lasting bouts of diarrhoea

Swelling or hardening of glands located in the throat, armpit, or groin

Periods of continued, deep, dry coughing

Increasing shortness of breath

The appearance of discoloured or purplish growths on the skin or inside the mouth

Unexplained bleeding from growths on the skin, from mucous membranes, or from any opening in the body

Recurring or unusual skin rashes

Severe numbness or pain in the hands or feet, the loss of muscle control and reflex, paralysis or loss of muscular  strength

An altered state of consciousness, personality change, or mental deterioration

Children may grow slowly or fall sick frequently. HIV positive persons are also found to be more vulnerable to some    cancers.