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How Do You Get HIV or AIDS? - AIDS.gov


Dec 31, 2015 ... HIV is transmitted through blood, semen, breast milk, & other body fluids. Learn how HIV is spread.

How is HIV / AIDS transmitted? - San Francisco AIDS Foundation


You can't "catch" AIDS; you only contract AIDS if you have HIV. ... HIV can only be transmitted from an infected person to another through direct contact of bodily ...

HIV Transmission and Risks - POZ


Feb 10, 2016 ... HIV enters the body through open cuts, sores, or breaks in the skin; through mucous membranes, such as those inside the anus or vagina; ...

HIV Transmission Myths Busted: Know the Facts - Healthline


Aug 22, 2016 ... HIV is transmitted through certain body fluids that are capable of containing high concentrations of HIV antibodies. These fluids include blood, ...

How is HIV spread? | The AIDS Institute


Unprotected oral sex can also be a risk for HIV transmission, but it is a much lower risk than anal or vaginal sex. Sharing needles, syringes, rinse water, or other ...

How do you get HIV? | AVERT


May 17, 2016 ... Some people wrongly believe that HIV can be spread by the air (even though HIV can't survive outside the body) and other ways such as by ...

Basic Questions and Answers About HIV Transmission - The Body


Sep 6, 2016 ... Myths persist about how HIV is transmitted. This section provides the facts about HIV risk from different types of sex, injection drug use, and ...

How Do People Get AIDS? - KidsHealth


HIV can be spread through any type of unprotected sex (oral, vaginal, or anal) if one of the partners has the virus. This can happen when body fluids such as ...

How do you get (and avoid getting) HIV?


Frequently asked questions and answers about HIV/AIDS prevention, transmission, and treatment.

HIV & AIDS Information :: HIV transmission - How transmission occurs


Biologically, four conditions need to be present for transmission to occur: virus must be present in an infectious body fluid from the HIV-positive person, it must be ...

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HIV Transmission | HIV Basics | HIV/AIDS | CDC


Nov 10, 2016 ... Some questions and answers on how HIV is transmitted.

The Basics of HIV Prevention | Understanding HIV/AIDS | AIDSinfo


Jun 9, 2016 ... HIV is spread only in certain body fluids from a person infected with HIV. These fluids are blood, semen, pre-seminal fluids, rectal fluids, vaginal ...

How is HIV spread? - HIV/AIDS


A brief description of how HIV is, and is not, spread (part of the Basics lesson for patients), from the VA National HIV/AIDS website.