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Health Tip: Symptoms of HIV in Women

They include chronic yeast infections and extreme weight loss

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(HealthDay News) -- Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is the sexually transmitted virus that causes AIDS.

Symptoms of infection vary, even between women and men.

Here's a list of common warning signs of HIV in women, courtesy of Epigee Women's Health:

  • Chronic vaginal or oral yeast infections.
  • Persistent fever or frequent night sweats.
  • Bruising easily.
  • Exhaustion.
  • Rashes on the body.
  • Extreme weight loss.
  • Purple-colored lesions on skin or mouth.
  • Persistent diarrhea for one month or longer.


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