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Hiv Virus Bites
Hiv infection is caused by a retrovirus....This retrovirus binds to CD4 cells (for the most part). You may detect the virus by several different methods. An elisa test (enzyme linked immunosorbent assay). You may also detect it by doing a test referred to as a western blot (a gel protein electrophoresis). Thirdly by pcr (polymerase chain reaction) which ...Read more
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Had light bladder leakage bit of urine went on floor could that give me or anyone else hepatitis or HIV and also do either virus transmit from clothes?
HIV/Hepatitis: Doesn't survive in the environment as well as hepatitis which is resilient. While anything is possible, it is just so remotely unlikely that it can't be worried about. Urine on floor needs to be disinfected. Hepatitis more likely to be transmitted then hiv. As far as your urine giving you hepatitis or hiv, you would already have been positive for either to be in your urine. ...Read more
Safe sex, HIV Rx: Congratulations on your responsible approach! 1) Inform all partners so they can choose to have sex with you or not, or to avoid some sexual practices. 2) Always use condoms for vaginal or anal sex. 3) Be in medical care, religiously take anti-HIV drugs, and keep your viral load low. Your doctor or clinic can fill in the details. If you do all these, you will never infect a sex partner. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: Contracting HIV depends on multiple factors, including the type of exposure, how much virus is present from the hiv+ person, and host susceptibility, to name a few factors. Receiving an infected blood product is likely highest risk (though blood is screened rigorously). Risk of HIV sexual transmission depends on type of sexual behavior with anal sex being at higher risk than vaginal than oral sex. ...Read more
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids),  a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more
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