You Must Know H.I.V Facts

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You Must Know H.I.V Facts
« on: October 16, 2010, 11:39:51 AM »
HIV - Facts


HIV can never survive in any other liquid* medium also other than blood or semen.


Even if one drinks an HIV infected blood (or semen) of someone (ingest through Gastro Intestinal track), the virus can not survive in the acidic pH of stomach*. Highest extent of acidity is 0 (practically not possible) so imagine 1 as pH which is in our stomach. (This pH can burn your own finger in less than a second if you dip in that acid).


Exposure of less than 1 second in AIR KILLS the HIV virus* (hence story of needle pricks in Cinema theatres is a crap). Even if blood from a wound (of infected person) dries up (*blood clot*), *the virus dies*and can not infect anyone else


HIV transmission is *ONLY* an *INFECTION* i.e. entrance of virus in one*s body. It *DOES NOT MEAN AIDS*.


An HIV-infected person (after entrance of virus) can progress to a condition of AIDS only after *8 to 10 YEARS *




It is *not HIV (virus) that kills a human* .....the virus attacks immune cells (cells that fight against foreign pathogens/antigens) and hence a person*s ability to fight against infections & diseases slowly diminishes and person ultimately dies of a disease which could be as simple as TB


Most importantly, HIV is no longer a dreadful disease ... it is "*CHRONIC MANAGEABLE DISEASE*" just like Diabetes or Hypertension.


If there is anything you need to be careful from to prevent HIV is Unsafe sex*, *Blood transfusion* (check before taking) /Blood donation (use sterilized needles only) and any *blood contact during an accident *or so where amount of bleeding is very high.
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Re: You Must Know H.I.V Facts
« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2010, 06:07:35 PM »
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