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Can you get AIDS by kissing?
No, unless that person has a cut or bleeding gums, and you swallow it. HIV/AIDS is transmitted through the exchange of bodily fluids of one person to another. I would imagine your stomach acid would kill/prevent the virus from infecting you. There is a "condom in a pill" that is FDA approved, Truvada.
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AIDS is caused by a virus called HIV, the Human Immunodeficiency Virus. If you get infected with HIV, your body will try to fight the infection. It will make "antibodies," spe…cial molecules to fight HIV. However your body's defenses become worn out as more of your helper T cells and CD4 cells die and the viral load in your blood increases leaving you vulnerable to opportunistic infections.
No. But you can get STDs from kissing if the person you kiss has blood in their mouth at the time you are kissing them (such as from a cut on the gums). --- Getting HIV th…rough saliva is extremely rare. Normally there has to be contact with blood or infected bodily fluids. According avert.org (a website campaign for preventing AIDS and HIV), there is an extremely low chance that AIDS or HIV can be transmitted by kissing, even deep-mouthed kissing. However, it also says that the virus can be contained in the saliva of an individual, but it is to minute that there isn't enough of the virus in a person's mouth to actually lead to an infection in the other person. In other words....you have a .000000001% chance of getting it by kissing only. But DO NOT KISS IF YOUR PARTNER IS BLEEDING IN THE MOUTH OR HAS RECEDED/DAMAGED GUMS. The blood stream will have the highest concentrations of the virus. There has been one documented case in which a person has gotten AIDS from kissing but that was because his partner was bleeding in her mouth. A normal kiss won't transmit the AIDS virus.
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how to get aids You don't actually "get" AIDS. You might get infected with HIV, and later you might develop AIDS. You can get infected with HIV from anyone who's in…fected, even if they don't look sick and even if they haven't tested HIV-positive yet. The blood, vaginal fluid, semen, and breast milk of people infected with HIV has enough of the virus in it to infect other people. Most people get the HIV virus by: * having sex with an infected person * sharing a needle (shooting drugs) with someone who's infected * being born when their mother is infected, or drinking the breast milk of an infected woman Getting a transfusion of infected blood used to be a way people got AIDS, but now the blood supply is screened very carefully and the risk is extremely low. There are no documented cases of HIV being transmitted by tears or saliva, but it is possible to be infected with HIV through oral sex or in rare cases through deep kissing, especially if you have open sores in your mouth or bleeding gums
AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) is the result of damage caused by the virus HIV (Human immunodeficiency virus). HIV is acquired through bodily fluid transmission wi…th an infected person through sexual contact, blood or plasma transfusion, organ transplant, or any of a variety of other forms of fluid or tissue transference.
Although studies have found tiny amounts of HIV in the saliva of some people with HIV, researchers have found no evidence that HIV is spread to other people through kissing. H…owever, the CDC recommends against "French" or open-mouthed kissing because of the possibility of contact with blood if the people kissing have any cuts or sores in the mouth.
Yes. Any fluid exchange between two people can transmit the virus that causes aids. It was recently found out that women in Africa unknowingly passed the virus on to their chi…ldren just by chewing their food for them and the blood from their gums. See the related link for more information and confirmation.
AIDS is a disease of the human immune system. It stands for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome and is caused by the virus HIV. You usually become infected by having sex or sh…aring needles with an infected person.
No. HIV is transmitted through blood, semen, vaginal fluid or breast milk.
AIDS AIDS stands for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. It is a syndrome (also a collection of symptoms / illnesses) caused by the most advanced stages of HIV -Human Immuno…deficiency Virus/ infection. Simply put, AIDS is a virus that attacks the immune system; the cells of the immune system are essentially what your body needs to fight a virus- so when the immune cells themselves get attacked, you have a problem- the body is left unable to defend itself. AIDS is not a specific illness as such, but a person is said to have developed AIDS when their immune system is so badly damaged by HIV that it can no longer fight off a range of defined opportunistic infections. The exact definition of AIDS varies by country (and purpose of definition), but it will generally be diagnosed when a person is HIV-positive AND suffers from at least one of the following conditions: . Candidiasis of bronchi, trachea or lungs . Candidiasis oesophageal . Cervical cancer (invasive) . Coccidioidomycosis, disseminated or extrapulmonary . Cryptococcosis, extrapulmonary . Cryptosporidiosis, chronic intestinal for longer than 1 month . Cryptomegalovirus disease (other than liver, spleen or lymph nodes) . Encephalopathy (HIV-related) . Herpes simplex: chronic ulcer(s) (for more than 1 month); or bronchitis, pneumonitis or oesophagitis . Histoplasmosis, disseminated or extrapulmonary . Isosporiasis, chronic intestinal (for more than 1 month) . Kaposi's sarcoma . Lymphoma Burkitt's, immunoblastic or primary brain . Mycobacterium avium complex . Mycobacterium, other species, disseminated or extrapulmonary . Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia . Pneumonia (recurrent) . Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy . Salmonella septicemia (recurrent) . Toxoplasmosis of the brain . Tuberculosis . Wasting syndrome due to HIV In some countries, an AIDS diagnosis will also be made when an HIV-positive person's CD4 count falls below 200 per ÂµL of blood (even if they outwardly still seem perfectly healthy and have not yet experienced symptoms of any of the above AIDS-defining illnesses). The exact use of the AIDS definition is further complicated by the fact that some countries regard AIDS as incurable and an AIDS diagnosis as irreversible, whilst others countries regard AIDS as being cured when a patient is cured of all AIDS-defining illnesses. Because AIDS is a syndrome, there is no test for AIDS. There is only a test for HIV - the virus which can cause AIDS - and the individual illnesses that contribute towards the AIDS diagnosis. Prevention of AIDS AIDS passes from person to person via direct contact of certain bodily fluids; This includes: . Sex- oral sex, anal sex, intercourse . Infected needles- injecting yourself (drugs) with a needle/syringe that was previously used by an infected person . Tattoos/piercings- using tools that have not been properly sterilized . blood transfusions- All blood is checked in the US for the risk of HIV yet some rare cases still exist and it is advisable to be wary in foreign countries . Mother /baby- the baby of an HIV infected mother has a chance of being born with HIV- although recent studies (March of Dimes) shows that with proper care and drugs the chances can be as low as 2%. To avoid contracting the virus: . Use protection when having sex . Use sterile needles/sterile tools at a tattoo/piercing parlor AIDS is an acronym for acquired immune deficiency syndrome. It is adisease that affects the human immune system. It can be spreadthrough bodily fluids such as blood and semen.
The risk of acquiring HIV infection through kissing is very small. However, people who are not receiving proper therapy can become infected with the virus and transmit it to o…thers. The risk of acquiring a herpes virus infection through kissing is much greater and herpes virus infection is not as harmless as was once believed.
Answer: You can not contract aids from kissing due to the fact that the concentration of HIV in saliva is too low and not high enough for you to contract it. There has only ev…er been one reported case of contracting aids from kissing and that is because the the host had a open cut in his/her mouth.
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Yes, saliva can transmit HIV/AIDS, but it is quite an uncommon occurrance. Blood and reproductive fluids are much better carriers and transmitters of HIV/AIDS.
aid means help. an aid is also someone that helps you like an assistant. AIDS is a disease