(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.
- Rashes on the body.
- Extreme weight loss.
- Purple-colored lesions on skin or mouth.
- Persistent diarrhea for one month or longer.