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Is there more than one way to get aids? How many viruses can cause it?

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Dr. Robin Dretler
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: HIV virus

Aids is caused by the human immunodefieciency virus.
It is transmitted by blood and semen. Any sexual exchange of body fluids that includes blood or semen, plus any sharing of contaminated items such as used needles or Cocaine snorting apparaus contaminated with blood can transmit the infection.

In brief: HIV virus

Aids is caused by the human immunodefieciency virus.
It is transmitted by blood and semen. Any sexual exchange of body fluids that includes blood or semen, plus any sharing of contaminated items such as used needles or Cocaine snorting apparaus contaminated with blood can transmit the infection.
Dr. Robin Dretler
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