You will need
- - analysis of blood.
To diagnose HIV alone is not possible, so you need to contact the center for AIDS in the clinic by place of residence, where they will give direction to the analysis or to a private clinic. The advantage of private clinics is anonymity. You don't need to show the passport and to call the name
Blood enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay taken from a vein. You need to take it early in the morning on an empty stomach. The most reliable results can only be obtained after 3-6 months after infection, so if you suspect that you have been infected, do not hurry, give time for the body to produce antibodies that will show the survey.
Earlier diagnosis of HIV is carried out using polymerase chain reaction, or PCR. The survey can also go to the AIDS center or at any private clinic. If all the tests show a negative result but still suspect you are infected go through repeated tests after 3 months and 6 months.
The first signs of the transition of HIV infection to AIDS can manifest in the form of fever, fever, lymph nodes can grow. You should be alerted swollen lymph nodes, if it lasts for several months. General weakness, headache, lack of appetite, weight loss, sweating, diarrhea can accompany other diseases, it is not the distinguishing symptoms attending the AIDS.
As destruction of the immune system may develop chronic diseases, not amenable to the classic treatment. Patients concerned about frequent colds and viral infections, pneumonia, disruption of the Central nervous system, mucous membranes and skin. This means that the immune system is completely overwhelmed and cannot fight diseases.