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A 27-year-old female asked:

in order to get htlv does fluid containing it have to enter my bloodstream?

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Dr. Mohammed Parvez
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Yes: The infection spreads through close contact to the body fluids like blood, mucous, semen etc. It enters the blood stream through small blood vessels called cappilaries.

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