A quick breakdown on how HIV can be transmitted.

This topic aims to show ways in which HIV can and cannot be transmitted. It ties in with a recently published topic found here http://www.drtanandpartners.com/how-does-hiv-enter-the-body/. This topic will be split into 3 parts; Definite ways of HIV transmission, theoretical ways of transmission, and no way of transmission. Bear in mind that in order for HIV to be transmitted fluid from a positive person has to come into contact with the negative person. Semen and blood hold high loads of the virus but saliva and vaginal fluid hold very...

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Understanding Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD): A Guidebook to Better Sexual Health (Men) – free eBook

Understanding Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD): A Guidebook to Better Sexual Health (Men) Preview Download (free) “The aim of this book is to shed light onto how STIs affect men, and sexual health and their well-being. We hope to use this book as a guide to educate our readers on the symptoms of STIs. It is important to go for screening develop any symptoms. Being diagnosed and treated early helps prevent future complications. We always believe in promoting greater sexual health knowledge, so that the community at large can take charge...

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Understanding Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD): A Guidebook to Better Sexual Health (Women) – free eBook

Understanding Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD): A Guidebook to Better Sexual Health (Women) Preview Download (free) “The aims of this book is to shed light onto how STIs or STDs affect women and their sexual health and well-being. We hope to use this book as a guide to educate our readers on the importance of early STD screening.  My doctors and I encourage female patients to discuss their problems fully without ignoring even the minutest discomfort as there are several STD infections that do not show any obvious symptoms.  Hence,...

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HIV Cure

Is there a cure for HIV? The answer is YES! Except there is one big caveat: you have to live to 120 years old! Let me explain. We currently have a lot of medicines used to treat HIV. They work in a variety of ways. Some block the HIV virus from entering the cell. Some stop the HIV virus from copying itself. Some block the HIV virus from joining with our cell’s DNA. All these things achieve one common goal. They interrupt the HIV life cycle so that it cannot reproduce and infect other cells. Our immune system then comes in and kills whatever...

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HIV Testing Fast Facts Infographic

It can be really confusing trying to figure out which HIV test to do and when. This infographic should make things clearer. Quick Summary: 1-3 days – High risk? See us about HIV PEP. Click here for more info. 3-10 days – Don’t bother to test. There is no test that is accurate. 10 days – Do the HIV RNA PCR test. Click here for more info. 28 days – Do the HIV P24 Ag/Ab Combo test. Click here for more info. 84 days (12 weeks) – Do the HIV Antibody test. Although the US CDC and WHO both recommend the HIV Combo...

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