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live in country with the highest HIV rate in the world over 10%, and it shows
of abating. Because it is an invisible disease, most of us think that it is not
our problem, but
it is. Anyone can get HIV. It can be transmitted through body fluids like
vaginal and menstrual fluids, and breast milk. The risks come from what you do,
you do it with.
share needles and syringes when injecting drugs or other substances.
unprotected sex, especially with casual partners. Use a condom, or abstain. If
really a desperate situation and you donít have protection, consider
, like mutual masturbation which is a bit safer, but not totally without risk.
or getting another persons semen or vaginal fluids on your skin will not spread
HIV. The HIV virus will not enter the body unless there is a cut or break in
the skin. There
is no scientific evidence that HIV is passed through saliva, tears, or sweat.
Digit sex or 'fingering' can be risky if you
have small cracks or cuts on your fingers. If in
doubt, use protection like a latex glove or if desperate, a condom on your
sex and Cunnilingus is considered high risk. The virus can be passed to and from
the mouth if there are cold sores and cracked/bleeding gums, and from infected
fluids. Use a barrier like cling wrap if you are in doubt and really want to do
aware that use of some drugs can result in more promiscuous and often
sexual behaviour. There are statistics to show links between use/abuse of drugs
alcohol and methamphetamine and the spread of HIV.
of the virus is a killer, since its getting passed around without the
carriers knowing it, often with lethal consequences. An HIV Test is blood
sample that can
be done quickly and cheaply at clinics and hospitals, which also offer the
necessary - although this can be waived. If you are tested HIV positive, its
not the end of the
world, providing you catch it in time. It usually takes years for the HIV virus
to break down
the immune system and cause AIDS. Many HIV+ people live healthy and long lives
right medicines - antiretrovirals that prevent it from becoming AIDS.
important information about exposure to HIV/AIDS with new sexual partners.
knowledge and awareness of HIV/AIDS around, and never get complacent.
You think it can not happen to you:
is NO cure for this virus.
can pick up HIV / AIDS very easy.
It is a criminal offence not to declare your HIV / AIDS to your sex partner.