Monday, March 29, 2010

Modes of Transmission Virus HIV/AIDS

Modes of Transmission HIV

HIV is the Human Immunodeficiency Virus, a virus that attacks the human immune system. AIDS stands for Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome. AIDS develops after a virus (HIV) attacks the immune system for five to ten years or more. Immune system becomes weak, and one or more diseases can occur. Because of weak immune system earlier, some diseases can be more severe than usual.

HIV is found in most body fluids
, namely:

1. Blood
2. Semen
3. Vaginal fluid
4. Breast milk (ASI)

HIV is transmitted through:

1. Making love is made of blood, semen, or vaginal fluids from HIV-positive people into the bloodstream of people who have not infected (ie sexual intercourse without a condom made through the vagina or anus; also through the mouth, even with a small possibility).

2. Wearing syringes used another person, and which contains HIV-infected blood.

3. Received a blood transfusion infected with HIV.

4. Of mothers of HIV-positive precipitates to the baby in the womb, during childbirth, and if breast-feeding.

Having a toothbrush and razor itself, because in addition to personal hygiene, if there would be no risk of blood infection with other viruses that carried the blood (such as hepatitis), not just HIV.

HIV is not transmitted through:

1. Shook hands, hugged
2. Kissing
3. Coughing, sneezing
4. Wearing such household utensils, telephone, bathroom, toilet, bedroom, etc..
5. Mosquito bites
6. Work, school, driving with
7. Wearing public facilities such as swimming pools, public toilets, saunas, etc.

HIV can not be transmitted through the air. The virus is also quick to die if it is outside the body. This virus can be killed if that conceived him bodily fluids cleaned with bleach (bleach) as Bayclin or Chlorox, or with soap and water. HIV can not be absorbed by the skin does not hurt.

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