HIV brochure - FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS How Is HIV Spread HIV is spread through transmission of bodily fluids This could include sexual transmission


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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: How Is HIV Spread? HIV is spread through transmission of bodily fluids. This could include sexual transmission, sharing needles, or from a mother to her baby. Use of condoms and new needles greatly reduce the risk of spreading HIV. Is There A Cure For HIV? Unfortunately, there is no cure for HIV. However, with treatment patients live normal healthy lives. The treatment currently involves antiretroviral medication, which is used to lower a persons viral levels making it unlikely for them to spread the HIV to anyone else.[ CITATION Placeholder1 \l 1033 ] What Are the Symptoms of HIV? You can have HIV with no symptoms; however, the symptoms include. Rash, Fever, muscle aches, and swollen lymph nodes. Most of these symptoms are also common with other illnesses so it is important to get tested. Where Can You Get Tested? Free testing is available though most major cities, through their HIV-AIDS foundation or at any doctor’s office like
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