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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 -- Read more ... HIV can only be transmitted from an infected person to another through direct ...

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; ...

The Basics of HIV Prevention | HIV/AIDS Fact Sheets | Education ...


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 ...

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 ...

How do you get HIV? | AVERT


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 touching toilet seats ...

How do you get (and avoid getting) HIV?


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

Minnesota AIDS Project » HIV Transmission Routes


Understanding how HIV can and cannot be transmitted is at the core of preventing new infections. HIV is a rapidly changing virus but, thankfully, it is also entirely ...

How is HIV Transmitted? - AIDS.org


HIV can be transmitted from an infected person to another through: Blood ( including menstrual blood) Semen Vaginal secretions Breast milk Blood contains the ...

Stopping the Spread of HIV | aidsinfonet.org | The AIDS InfoNet


The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is not spread easily. You can only get HIV if you get infected blood or sexual fluids into your system. You can't get it ...

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HIV Transmission | HIV Basics | HIV/AIDS | CDC


Dec 14, 2015 ... 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 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.

8 HIV Transmission Myths Busted: Know the Facts - Healthline


Jun 14, 2013 ... Part of the fear of HIV and AIDS comes from not knowing the facts. The more knowledge you have, the better you'll be able to protect yourself.