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Dr. Martin Raff
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Aids (Definition)

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, or AIDS, is the final stage of HIV, which causes intense damage to the immune system. It is associated with a low CD4 lymphocytes count and clinical signs of immune dysfunction. Specifically, AIDS begins when the CD4 cell ...Read more


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Can you get aids from sharing a bottled drink with someone?

Can you get aids from sharing a bottled drink with someone?

HIV: Hiv infection is not easy to transmit and requires intimate contact, usually through sex or sharing of blood or tissues from an infected patient. It is not transmittee through inanimate objects by sharing drinks. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get aids simply by drinking from an unwashed cup of a person who has aids?

Is it possible to get aids simply by drinking from an unwashed cup of a person who has aids?

HIV, AIDS: Hiv is only transmitted through sex and blood (directly from bleeding or through blood transfusion. One will not contract HIV through kissing, spitting or using cups and utensils previously used by a person who has aids. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I could get aids for drinking blood.?

Halloween question?: Are you Count Dracula? If yes, you are protected from all human diseases. But if Dracula would like to die from HIV like humans then this would not work. ...Read more

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I dranked out a cup that was not mine by accident it seems like the drink was sitting out for awhile because it was kinda warm can I get aids because?

I dranked out a cup that was not mine by accident it seems like the drink was sitting out for awhile because it was kinda warm can I get aids because?

Very unlikely: Usually HIV is transmitted by direct contact of body fluids such as blood. The virus quickly does if it is not present in a living host. If the virus was present on the cup it would quickly die. ...Read more

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Can u get aids from used panties if the person might have aids?

Can u get aids from used panties if the person might have aids?

Unlikely: It is unlikely that you would get HIV from used panties but it is best to wear your own clean panties. ...Read more

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Can you get aids from swimming in the same pool as someone who has it?

Unlikely: Pool water has many chemicals to keep the water clean and unless there is direct body fluid contact, it is unlikely to get the disease. ...Read more

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I someone with aids bites another person, would that second person get aids?

I someone with aids bites another person, would that second person get aids?

No: After all these years, there's still no credible account of transmission via a human bite. This fear -- in a class with transmission by mosquitoes -- was used to discriminate against hiv-infected children by people who wanted them barred from classrooms. Don't be a party to this kind of thing. ...Read more

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Today I was trying pants that was being sewed and I was pricked from a sewing needle, I'm scared, can I get aids if someone else was pricked too?

Today I was trying pants that was being sewed and I was pricked from a sewing needle, I'm scared, can I get aids if someone else was pricked too?

No: Extremely unlikely for 2 reasons: solid needles do not carry blood like hollow injection needles and your exposure was minimal. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get aids from someone who's tested negative from aids but isn't sure?

Yes but: There is no " not sure". It's either positive or negative. Very early on, when someone gets infected with hiv, they can test negative yet still transmitt the disease. That period usually last for 10 - 14 days. ...Read more

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Can I get aids if I slept with someone with HIV just once?

Can I get aids if I slept with someone with HIV just once?

Yes: Every HIV infection came from a single encounter, and there's no reason it can't be your first. The chances of infection increase with more unprotected sex. ...Read more

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Could you tell me if someone have HIV are they definitely going to get aids?

No, not necessarily: Someone with HIV infection, if diagnosed and treated early, can easily avoid developing aids, which is seen with more advanced, untreated HIV infection. ...Read more

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When you are sleeping with someone who has aids, do you immediately get aids?

When you are sleeping with someone who has aids, do you immediately get aids?

NO: You may get HIV through body secretions such as blood, semen, or vaginal fluid. However, this is not guaranteed even in those circumstances. You cannot get it through casual contact. ...Read more

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Can you get aids from someone who has never been sexually active? How many such people are out there anyway?

Get AIDS vertically: Yes. If a child is infected by its mother, it will carry the virus lifelong. The HIV virus has also been acquired by needle-sharing among parenteral drug users. These are only 2 of many possible ways a person could acquire the virus other than sexually. It's impossible to know how many people are infected, since the virus may cause few or no symptoms for several years, especially in adults. ...Read more

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How else can someone get aids besides having sex and using needles?

Few other ways: In the United States, unprotected sex with HIV infected individuals or sharing needles with HIV infected individuals are the two main modes of transmission. Occupational exposures such as needlestick injuries can also transmit infection. Very rarely an HIV infected pregnant woman will pass the infection on to her newborn. ...Read more

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How does one get Aids?

How does one get Aids?

Unprotected sex: Aids is spread during unprotected anal, vaginal or oral sex with a partner who has AIDS. It is not spread through the air, on doorknobs or toilets, etc. So you have to work a little to get it. If you are unsure about your partner in sex, always protect yourself. ...Read more

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How do people get aids?

Bodily fluids: Aids (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) is caused by infection with the human immunodeficiency virus. Hiv is spread in bodily fluids, including semen, vaginal secretions, blood, and breast milk. People usually get aids by having unprotected sex with an infected partner, sharing needles with an infected person, or breastfeeding from an infected mother. ...Read more

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Can you get aids from using public toilets?

No: Here is some very good info http://www. Amfar. Org/about_hiv_and_aids/basic_facts_about_hiv/. ...Read more

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What populations are most likely to get AIDS?

Behavioral: The "population's" at highest risk are those who partake in high risk behavior. Unprotected sex, IV drug use to name 2 populations.
The best way to avoid infection is to avoid engaging in high risk behavior.
Unfortunately a group at risk not as a result of behavior but due to conception are babies born to HIV infected moms. ...Read more