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Are there carriers of HIV?
Yes. Everyone who is infected with HIV is a carrier and infectious. Most people who become infected with HIV will not initially know or notice that they have been infected, but some will suffer symptoms of a short seroconversion illness when they develop HIV antibodies (generally two to six weeks after HIV exposure). Seroconversion illness can be similar to (and can be easily mistaken for) flu, glandular fever, tonsillitis or a serious herpes attack, but is rarely severe enough to require hospitalisation or even result in an immediate HIV diagnosis. The speed at which an untreated person will go on to develop AIDS varies greatly, but most people will remain asymptomatic for several years (it is estimated that around half the people with HIV develop AIDS within 10 years of becoming infected).
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HIV is a virus . Its full name is HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS . It attacks people through blood , semen and breast milk .
No you can only get HIV off someone who has the infection. You have to bear in mind the 3/12 'window' period, so if you meet someone and they have had any risk factors in the …previous 3/12 then you cannot be confident they are still HIV negative
The only way to know for sure whether you are infected is to be tested. This involves a blood test described later in this section. You cannot rely on symptoms to know wheth…er you are infected with HIV. About half the people who are infected have flu-like symptoms within two to four weeks of having been exposed to HIV. However, just as many people infected by HIV do not have any symptoms at all for many years. Over time, as the immune system weakens, maybe over months or years, symptoms begin to develop.
HIV is found in specific human body fluids. If any of those fluids enter your body, you can become infected with HIV.
You get it by unprotected sex, breastfeeding, or blood transfusions
You cant have unprotected sex. You can't share needles. You can't travel to many countries. You can't play contact sports such as rugby. You can't, or shouldn't, become a teac…her (because kids have lots of colds, etc). All and all you just need to live a lonely life in a clean environment, hope like hell that your virus can be controlled with medication, hope like hell that your virus doesnt mutate against you medication (if you are lucky enough in the first place to have a 'good' virus strain) and pretty much just sit around all day smoking pot and waiting to die. Its not a good life- trust me.
HIV . HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is an incurable virus, which can cause a life-threatening condition called AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome).. A person w…ho has been infected with HIV is said to be HIV-positive. There are two main types of HIV: HIV-1 and HIV-2. The most aggressive form of the virus is HIV-1.. If untreated, HIV can cause so much damage that the infected person's immune system no longer works properly. When this happens, the person is said to have developed AIDS.. Although HIV reproduces very rapidly, it is referred to as a 'slow virus'. This is because it takes a long time - many years, in most cases - before it causes so much damage that a person gets ill. HIV differs from other viruses in that it specializes in attacking the very immune cells - white blood cells known as Helper T cells, or CD4 cells - that are designed to rid the body of infections.. By infecting and ultimately destroying Helper T cells, HIV seizes control of the body's immune system. Infected cells no longer behave as they should and instead of helping to fight the disease, they actually spread it.. There is no cure for HIV, so although drugs can help to keep the virus under control, they cannot completely get rid of the infection. HIV is the virus that causes AIDS. HIV stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus. HIV attacks cells in the body that fight disease and uses them to reproduce. HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is the virus that causes AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.) HIV is transmitted though blood, semen, vaginal fluid and breast milk. HIV attacks the part of the body that fights disease, the immune system. Specifically speaking, white blood cells. People infected with HIV may have increased difficulty fighting disease over time. When an HIV+ person reaches a certain level of immune deficiency they may receive an AIDS diagnosis. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome(AIDS), a condition in humans in which the immune system begins to fail, leading to life-threatening opportunistic infections. Infection with HIV occurs by the transfer of blood, semen, vaginal fluid, pre-ejaculate, or breast milk. Within these bodily fluids, HIV is present as both free virus particles and virus within infected immune cells. The four major routes of transmission are unsafe sex, contaminated needles, breast milk, and transmission from an infected mother to her baby at birth (perinatal transmission).
it means you carry the gene that causes HIV but you don't personally have the effects of it but it means your child could possibly have it.
a hiv is a diseas and can also cause u to die very young
Yes they can. HIV tests detect Your immune systems HIV anti-bodies and not the HIV itself. In the months after infection (around 6) Your body has not produced enough anti-bodi…es to be detected on a test. However the person is HIGHLY infectious during this window period. When the Immune system begins fighting back and producing high levels of anti-bodies,this will cause a postitve result on the test.
A person that has been infected with HIV. Sufferers on medication are much less likely to transmit the virus that untreated sufferers.
A carrier is a person who carries HIV but does not get infected by it.HIV positive is a person that has HIV and gets infected by it.
A carrier is a person whos genetic material holds a certain trait.
The Female is the carrier. Being a carrier, i believe, is whom carries the diseases that are hereditary. So, if a male has a hereditary disease, he's not a carrier.. Therefore… his kids won't have the disease.