Can you tell me what in sexual relations causes hiv-aids?

HIV transmission. The virus lives in cells that have a specific receptor site on them called a cd4 receptor. These cells include white blood cells (lymphocytes) ; some of the cells lining our GI tract, some nerve cells... The virus is transmitted in the lymphocytes that are present in body fluids. In the GI tract lymphocytes pick up these viral particles ; in the genital tract micro-traumatic tears allow entry.

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What can lead to hiv-aids besides sexual relations?

Exchange of fluids. Unprotected sex (both heterosexual and homosexual) can be one route of transmitting hiv. Sharing contaminated needles (such as in intravenous drug use / abuse) can spread hiv. Receiving blood or blood products from an HIV infected donor can also spread hiv. The U.S. Blood supply is screened for HIV and other infections to reduce/eliminate risk of transfusion related infections. Read more...

How do I know if I have my first sexual intercourse with another virgin at our marriage, could we get hiv-aids?

Depends. Just having sex does not cause hiv. A person can only have risk of gettinghiv through sex, if the other party has hiv. The common ways to get HIV are through unprotected sex with an infected person, sharing needles with infected persons and other ways of exposure to body fluids of infected persons. Read more...

What sexual activities cause HIV/AIDS?

HIV causes AIDS. http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/ovarian It is the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) that causes acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). Sex does not cause AIDS, it facilitates the spread of HIV from one infected person to an other, See the website listed above for more info. Read more...

There is a sexual disease. It is HIV aids. What to do?

Safe sex. Actually, there are 30+ sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). HIV/AIDS is the worst because it is always fatal if not treated, but many others also are dangerous. "What to do?" But most are easy to avoid by sexual responsibility: care in choosing partners, safe sex (condoms etc) for new or uncertain partners; periodic check-ups to catch infections early. Read more...

Can birth control pills protect me from sexually transmitted infections (stis), including hiv/aids?

No. No, birth control pills do not protect you from sexually transmitted infections or hiv/aids. They just protect you from pregnancy. The only way to protect yourself from sexually transmitted infections, including hiv/aids, is through the use of barrier protection (condoms or dental dams). Read more...

Will birth control pills protect me from sexually transmitted infections (stis), includin hiv/aids?

No. Birth control pills protect against pregnancy if taken promptly every day. You need barrier protection like condoms in addition to birth control pills to prevent sexually transmitted infections. Read more...
STDs. Birth control pills will not protect you from anything, including pregnancy (although it makes pregnancy infinitely less likely). Condoms will provide reasonable protection from most stds, but even these can fail because of leakage or breakage. Be careful out there. Read more...