A young lady presented with purpura all over body with gum bleeding and having platelet count of 15,000/mm3. She was given steroid to which she responded and again the platelets dropped to 40,000/mm3after tapering of steroids was done. At this time she was found to be HIV positive. What treatment should be given to this patient?
b. High dose IVIg
c. Highly active anti-retroviral therapy (HAART)
d. No treatment
Highly active anti-retroviral therapy (HAART). Human immu(nodeficiency virus type 1 is managed and treated with a pharmaceutical regimen known as highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) (HIV-1). It is made up of a number of medications from the antiretroviral classes.