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How is aids transmitted?

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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
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In brief: AIDS

Aids is transmitted thro sex and blood transfusion, coming in contact with contaminated bodily fluids.

In brief: AIDS

Aids is transmitted thro sex and blood transfusion, coming in contact with contaminated bodily fluids.
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Dr. Gutti Rao
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Rohini Rao
General Practice
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In brief: Bodily fluid

Aids is a syndrome caused by the virus, hiv.
A person may have HIV but not aids, meaning that aids is a term used based on cd4 count or infections. Hiv itself is transmitted by specific bodily fluids, including blood, semen, vaginal secretions, and breast milk.

In brief: Bodily fluid

Aids is a syndrome caused by the virus, hiv.
A person may have HIV but not aids, meaning that aids is a term used based on cd4 count or infections. Hiv itself is transmitted by specific bodily fluids, including blood, semen, vaginal secretions, and breast milk.
Rohini Rao
Rohini Rao
Answer assisted by Rohini Rao, Medical Student
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Dr. John Overholt
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Two major ways

Are unprotected vaginal or anal intercourse and sharing of needles among IV drug users.
http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/resources/qa/transmission.htm.

In brief: Two major ways

Are unprotected vaginal or anal intercourse and sharing of needles among IV drug users.
http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/resources/qa/transmission.htm.
Dr. John Overholt
Dr. John Overholt
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