What is the medical management for HIV?
HIV medicine is called antiretroviral therapy (ART). There is no effective cure for HIV. But with proper medical care, you can control HIV. Most people can get the virus under control within six months.
Which is the best approach in HIV Counselling?
- Using counselling.
- Problem solving.
- Participation in discussions about treatment.
- Using social and family networks.
- Use of alternative therapies, for example relaxation techniques, massage.
- Exploring individual potential for control over manageable issues.
- Disclosure of HIV status and using support options.
How do you approach HIV patient?
There are many things that you can do to help a friend or loved one who has been recently diagnosed with HIV:
- Talk. Be available to have open, honest conversations about HIV.
- Listen. Being diagnosed with HIV is life-changing news.
- Encourage treatment.
- Support medication adherence.
- Get support.
What is ABC approach in HIV?
A debate continues to simmer over the much-publicized “ABC” approach to HIV/AIDS prevention, most narrowly defined as: Abstain, Be faithful or reduce the number of your sex partners, and/or use a Condom.
What are the counselling techniques?
The three major techniques used in counselling process in schools. The techniques are: (1) Directive Counselling, (2) Non-Directive Counselling, and (3) Eclectic Counselling.
What are the Abcds of STI prevention?
The ABCD’s of STI Prevention
- A is for Abstinence! Abstinence is a guaranteed prevention method for STI’s.
- B is for Being Faithful! Having only one partner is a good way to prevent STI transmission.
- C is for Condoms!
- D is for Drugs.
Do latex condoms prevent STDs?
Yes. Whether you use latex male condoms or female condoms, they are both very effective in preventing HIV and many other STDs when used the right way every time.
Which STD is the most common prevalent STD of all?
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) HPV is the most common STD. The CDC reports that nearly 80 million people are infected with HPV in the United States, including 14 million teenagers.
What are the common symptoms of STI?
Signs and symptoms that might indicate an STI include:
- Sores or bumps on the genitals or in the oral or rectal area.
- Painful or burning urination.
- Discharge from the penis.
- Unusual or odorous vaginal discharge.
- Unusual vaginal bleeding.
- Pain during sex.