how aids can be transmitted

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What is HIV

HIV is the Human Immunodeficiency Virus and it attacks your body's immune system. The virus destroys CD4 cells, which help your body fight diseases. HIV can severely damage your immune system and lead to AIDS.

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How do you get HIV:

  • unsafe sex practices
  • needle sharing
  • unhealthy blood transfusion/organ transplant
  • mother to baby
  • blood to blood contact
  • occupational accidents
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How do you treat HIV:

  • -"The Cocktail"
  • -Antiretrovirals (ARVs)
  • -Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART or ART)
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