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A deadly STD, the human immunodeficiency virus causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, a condition which causes the immune system to fail. A pandemic, AIDS kills millions every year.
No. It's less risky than sharing a needle with someone HIV positive,but it's not "safe".
HIV is transmitted through exposure to infected blood, semen, vaginal fluid or breast milk. Highest risk activities include sharing of injection drug using equipment and unprotected anal sex.
The body's first line of defense against infection is the skin.
Processing times for HIV tests vary depending on the lab. In most instances, 2 weeks is a standard wait time for confirmatory test result processing in this area.
You sit them down and calmly tell them the situation. While the onset of AIDS is much more ominous than just HIV, the current treatments are such that many symptoms can be avoided or ameliorated. That said, it is especially difficult for parents to accept outliving their children.
The current approach of HIV drug maintenance can keep patients alive, at a cost of $300 - $2,500 PER PATIENT/PER MONTH *INDEFINITELY*(http://aids.about.com/od/hivmedicationfactsheets/a/drugcost.htm). This profits pharmaceutical companies at approaching $10,000,000,000.00 per year (http://www...
You won't get syphilis from using the same soap as some one who has syphilis.
The virus was first identified in 1981. AIDS was first clinically observed between late 1980 and early 1981. A group of five men showed symptoms of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP), a rare opportunistic infection that was known to present itself in people with very compromised immune systems....
HIV (Human Immunde Deficiency Virus) is the virus that causes AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.) HIV is transmitted through contact with infected blood, semen, vaginal fluid and breast milk. AIDS is caused by HIV attacking cells associated with immune function.
No. HIV is not able to live outside the human body. It is absolutely impossible to transmit the virus in this way. Only by direct, human-to-human contact can someone be infected with HIV.
Abstinence and don't share needles. The second and third best options are to wear a condom and not have multiple sex partners.
HIV (Human Immunodefiency Virus) is the virus that causes AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.) When people first started exhibiting symptoms of HIV and AIDS, doctors and scientists had no idea what was causing the infection. Many people who were experiencing the symptoms were MSM (Men who...
Most likely not. HIV testing generally requires a period of time to pass (anywhere from 30-180 days) since exposure before results are considered conclusive. This period of time is called the "window period." Because it may take several months for someone to be able to test positive for the virus,...
HIV attacks cells associated with immune function, specifically CD4 T cells and macrophages.
HIV (Human Immune Deficiency Virus) is the virus that causes AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.) HIV is transmitted through contact with infected blood, semen, vaginal fluid or breast milk. Sharing needles is considered a high risk activity for HIV transmission.
Not all people are susceptible to HIV /AIDS. Science isn't sure if it is strictly an immune system response or not. Women appear to be more likely to become infected than men, in a heterosexual relationship. Many times a man will live with an HIV+ woman and never contract the virus. It is...
Vaccination does not cure. It is a way to prevent disease by building immunity. It is hard to come up with a vaccine for AIDS because it affects the immune system itself, which is what vaccines affect. . Presently, there is no vaccine and no cure for AIDS. The available treatments can slow the...
Once the T cell count is down to 200 T cells or less, HIV is officially known as AIDS.
It isn't standard protocol for ERs to test for HIV. See related link to find a local testing resource in your area.
Yes you can get HIV from sleeping with somebody who is HIV positive without the use of a condom.
No. It's just an urban legend.
depending on what u mean by aids it could be millions
Easy E passed from the Infection Aids, not sure of how he got thisdisease? None of his children or mothers of the children have Aidsor H.I.V. None of his mistresses carry this disease either. Whichmakes us believe there was foul play involved. He may have beeninjected with this virus by a enemy, He...
Not all people with Hemophilia have AIDS or HIV. Due to very lax screening in blood/plasma collection centers and inadequate screening and purification on the manufacturing ends during the 1980s many hemophiliacs were infected with HIV by the medications used to treat hemophilia. Roughly 50% of the...
Getting high is a good way to catch aids. It is possible to transmit the aids virus in any body fluid. Try and figure out just how many ways there are to do that. There are an awful lot of ways to get high also. Hard to say which would win.
AIDS/HIV can either be transmitted through sexual contact, or through transmittance of blood. As in, sharing needles, or becoming blood brothers.
they feel sick daily and are barely able to eat
No. Only if you have sex with someone with HIV can you get HIV.
No think of it like cousins...different but relatable
The Example of the kind of work Khalsa aid does is like: * Helping poorer communities. * Providing them with food, water, medicine and shelter.
HIV and AIDS have made numerous social and cultural changes to the way of life in Kenya; both positive and negative. One of the main changes is that some religions that have always been against birth control are rethinking their views on the subject, due to risk of infection. This means that more...
If he has it and if he bleeds into your mouth.
If it is semen, vaginal secretions or blood then yes, you can get AIDS. Also, saliva has a small amount of the disease in it as well although catching AIDS from kissing someone is extremely rare and not very likely.
\nVery. When you have HIV, your immune system is very, very weak. It's called Human Immunodeficiency Virus. In other words, your immune system is so weak, it needs all the help it can get. Any and all sicknesses are very dangerous to someone HIV positive.
No, AIDS stands for acquired immunodeficiency syndrome , a disease that makes it difficult for the body to fight off infectious diseases. The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) causes AIDS by infecting and damaging part of the body's defenses against infection, namely the white blood cells known...
Its known why and is not a possible reason but fact. Its a naturally occurring genetic mutation. HIV seeks out and uses CD4 the protein that covers the T helper cell that HIV infects. The mutation creates a different protein on the T helper cell that HIV is not able to detect. Without binding to T...
No the HIV test is not a medical examination. It is a blood test.
Yes HIV blood tests can be wrong; it's called a false positive or false negative. Get tested again to make sure either way if it will ease your mind.
\nAIDS is a disease that you can not live through without going to a doctor. You will not make it to AIDS without a doctor! Meaning, there is a start a long way before a human gets to AIDS, and they will die before they catch full blown AIDS.
New York State by a longshot. Mainly in the NYC area.
AIDS is transmitted through blood, semen, and vaginal fluids. It is not transmitted through saliva. This means that you can get AIDS by intaking (through mouth, eye, nose, wound, sex, etc...) blood, semen, and vaginal fluids. You should wear latex gloves when dealing with other peoples' blood in...
Answer No. Not yet. But there are many ways to prevent it: Search >HIV AIDS prevention overview facts messages "Ways to Prevent AIDS" report Toronto< Answer Possibly yes, if you consider alternative medicine like Nick Nolte and Magic Johnson and others. Alternative / mainstream offshore HIV AIDS...
Answer . Practice safer sex, do not share needles and avoid contact with blood.. Safer sex basically means .. . Penetrative vaginal sex: . A condom should be put on (properly) before there is any genital contact.. Penetrative anal sex: . Use a non-spermicidally-lubricated condom with extra...
it can be stopped by teaching the people the dangers of this disease, and informing them how not to spread it.
To my knowledge there are only a few species that develop AIDS. HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is the cause of AIDS in humans. HIV is not able to live in any other animal. Cats and monkeys have a different virus that infects them. We are not able to acquire these viruses because they are...
Yes, you can be born with aids if the mother has aids.
there aren't really symptoms at first. it usually takes anywhere from 5 to 10 years. and the symptoms are usually a flu like sickness.
HIV becomes AIDS when your immune system gets to be a certain weakness.
He has tested positive for the HIV virus. This does not mean he has Aids, but the two have been shown to have a string connection. There are a few cases where the individual has tested positive and not had te virus and vice versa.
If you have HIV a sore throat could last as little as one day to even a few weeks. HIV weakens your immune system that kills different viruses. Since a person with HIV has a weaker immune system it may take longer to heal.
The HIV virus affects the body by attacking certain white blood cells that are part of your immune system. This will cause the destruction of those cells. Without these cells, called CD4+ or T-helper cells, the body is unable to fight off infections.
Their are 40million died from HIV/AIDS in LEDC's.
You got to stay always from having sex with everyboby you see and don't share neddles with somebody else.
about 15million kids die from aids, uauslly get it from parents that have had it.
The typical ways are airborne, blood borne, vector borne, direct contact and indirect contact.
In terms of statistical risk generally homosexual populations in developed countries as well as drug users are at greater risk. In areas of high prevalence there is a risk to most people who have active sex lives. In practical risks everyone who has any form of sexual contact: Anal, Vaginal, and...
sometimes death depends on how bad it is
The HIV is a virus and does not perform the bacterial reproduction of binary fission or conjugation in order to reproduce. The only way a virus reproduces is by infecting a host cell.
Their is not another name for HIV that starts with an R. That said, HIV is a type of retrovirus. That is probably the word you are looking for.
World AIDS Day was first conceived in August 1987 by James W. Bunn and Thomas Netter, two public information officers for Global Programme on AIDS for the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland. World AIDS Day was first observed on 1 December 1988.
HIV is a viral infection Its a viral disease
There are many long term effects of HIV. They are . weight loss . lipdystrophy . insulin resistance . lipid abnormalities . decrease in bone density . lactic acid osis . complications from medication
It is probable that the child will get HIV, but it is known to happen where a child does not get the virus.
People with comprimised immune systems are susceptible to all the infections commonly found in the population. They are also able to develop "opportunistic infections." There are a variety of opportunistic infections. A few include thrush, kaposi's sarcoma, pneumocystis pneumonia and...
It is hard to say whether any person carries HIV or AIDS by looking them. AIDS virus need to be identified from a person's blood by lab techniques. Only the medical report can confirm the presence or absence of an infection.
its aids, its caused by when a guy sticks his WA WA into another guys anus and sperm is released.
Yes, the IUD does not protect against trichomoniasis. If you may be at risk for STDs, you should use the condom along with the IUD.
In a word: Kills.
Yes, the Human Imunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is the cause of Acquired Imunodeficiency Syndrome
To bring attention to the AIDS virus. Partly because people need to feel like they are doing 'something'.
If injected with the virus HIV, they would be infected.
AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome)
Australia: . In the early days, HIV virus was passed on mainly by gay men and intravenous drug users sharing needles. There was a worry that it would get into the prostitute population.\n. \nThe Australian government gave funding to the Prostitutes Collective who lobbied all the illegal brothels....
Answer . The best thing you can do is to get good meidcal attention and follow the advice you are given.. When the time comes to take medication, make the taking of this medication the single most important aspect of your daily routine.. Living with HIV isn't easy, but with good medical attention...
HIV positive workers are not required to report their status to anyone in the United States.
1. Viral attachment: Viral glycoprotein gp120 binds to host receptor. 2. Penetration: Reeptor-mediated endocytosis 3. Uncoating of the viral core (which contains the 2 ssRNA strands and the enzymes) 4. Replication: RT (and RNase H) produces DNA strand, then inserted to host genome via...
The poverty stricken people are uneducated therefore they do not know the risk of unprotected sex which spreads the disease another factor is sexual violence is large problem here in S.A. so the virus is spread because of this. Hope this helps