Doctors worried about the number of people infected with HIV soaring Phitsanulok Province, 3.8 thousand people, average 250 people / year

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Doctors worried about the number of people infected with HIV soaring Phitsanulok in the whole province has infected 3.8 thousand people, an average of 250 people / year, among them high school children found up to 60%. Use condoms and use PrEP to prevent infection from sexual partners.

On June 23 at the Crystal Conference Room The Park Hotel, Muang District, Phitsanulok Province, MD. Assistant Director of Medical Affairs Bangkok Hospital Phitsanulok Mrs. Phensri Uamkap, a professional registered nurse. Head of the Health Counseling Room Phutthachinraj Hospital Phitsanulok, Mr. Nathaphon Khiethong, Manager of M+ Phitsanulok Foundation, has announced that the disease is known as the silent threat of HIV-infected 2 people per hour across the country, which is very worrying about the issue. Chala Jai ​​- Silent Threats mentioned by Phitsanulok Province, it is shocking that during the past two years there has been an increase in the number of infections among high school children. causing the Phitsanulok Public Health Office to work secretly in the treatment Along with preventing high school children from becoming infected more than ever.

Dr. Nattapon Phrutpongpan, MD. Assistant Director of Medical Affairs Bangkok Hospital Phitsanulok said that AIDS, the current situation, Phitsanulok province has 3,800 people with HIV. New patients are found in younger age groups. In the past, it found a group of working age people aged 30-60 years, then found a group of 20-30 years old. Currently, they are found to be less than 20 years old, especially among high school students. It is found that there are more. From an average of 250 patients per year, the shocking is that of this number, up to 60% of high school children would like the relevant agencies. as well as taking care of parents to those at risk to speed up the detection of infection If found early, it will make treatment faster. and stop the spread of infection quickly This will be done in conjunction with the campaign to use condoms during sex. Because condoms offer almost 100% protection against HIV, the use of PrEP is another option to create a shield. Helps prevent HIV from entering the body Which can prevent up to 80%. Currently, there are more than 1 million people taking PrEP pills throughout the country or taking them before having sex.

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Mrs. Pensri Uamkap Professional Nurse Practitioner Head of the Health Counseling Room Phutthachinraj Hospital Phitsanulok said that he was worried because the youth were a curious age group. As a result, there is alarming information that, over the past 10 years, there are fewer cases of HIV in middle age. The opposite of younger youth groups. Found that there is a tendency to be sick with HIV, especially during the past 2 years, there has been a large increase in high school children infected. therefore have to urgently work on setting up treatment How to prevent more people infected, causing children in Phitsanulok province to take care of themselves. All agencies come together to help campaign against secondary school students from contracting AIDS. Access to PrEP It is an anti-HIV drug, one pill PrEP (PrEP), taken once a day, provides 99-100% protection against HIV.

Before taking PrEP A blood test for HIV is required because PrEP is used to prevent it. Therefore, it only applies to those who are uninfected. If there is infection, get treatment immediately. check kidney function Test for hepatitis B and C. Test for sexually transmitted diseases. Currently, PrEP is divided into 33% male-female groups, male-female couples. that the boyfriend broke up and found someone new and infected with another 33% of the new couple and the group has no regular partner 33% more teens who constantly switch partners

The current situation of new infected patients is younger. Medical Technology Clinic M Plus Phitsanulok Come to open for service in Phitsanulok Province as an alternative for testing for HIV and syphilis to be referred for treatment at Buddhachinarat Hospital People can bring their ID card to get tested for free twice a year. M+ is a service unit and proactive service in blood testing and screening of patients quickly. Fast treatment, the disease can be stopped quickly. and follow up with patients on taking antidepressants regularly in hopes that the HIV infection will be reduced and gone

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