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Cause of spreading HIV - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
User :   HI doctor,
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Sir i want to know some thing about HIV/ AIDS
Doctor :   anything specific?
User :   In general
Doctor :   HIV is a viral, sexually transmissable disease
User :   How its spreads.
Doctor :   It can also spread through blood and blood products
Doctor :   and from mother to child during delivery
Doctor :   It can be spread through unprotected Sex
Doctor :   THe infection can lead to AIDS
Doctor :   which is a severe immuno compromising disease
Doctor :   that is it destroys your immune system
Doctor :   and it makes you more vunerable to any infections- leadingto death
User :   If i can ask you in simple language.
User :   Ok to be frank
Doctor :   the infection destroys
Doctor :   your immunity
User :   I am a married person and i have a extra marital afffair with my neighbour
User :   and even she is married.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   pls go on
User :   So what i mean to ask you is IF me or her husband dont have any such disease is there any chance of getting into it.
User :   you understand what i am trying to ask you
Doctor :   THe problem with this is

Doctor :   If her husband is also unfaithful to her
Doctor :   or she is having any other affair
Doctor :   they can pick up the infection
Doctor :   and transmit it
Doctor :   but if they are not

Doctor :   and you are sure
Doctor :   that niether of them has the disease
Doctor :   then you cant catch it
User :   you mean to say If non of them has the disease there is no chance of transmission of disease into me.
User :   or she
Doctor :   yes- unless either of you are having any other affair/ contact it through blood /blood products
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   In simple if a person is already having that disease and someone has practical relation with that person then only the disease will transmit right.
Doctor :   no
User :   Sorry doctor but i am little confuse
Doctor :   unprotected
sex is the major route of transmission- [spread[
Doctor :   there is a small chance of infection through the other routes I already mentioned-
Doctor :   like blood transfusion/ improper needles etc
User :   I understood about blood transfusion/ improper needles, etc.
Doctor :   this is common in drug addicts
User :   The only concern is what i asked you before
Doctor :   From sex- if the person you are having sex with does not have HIV - you cannot get HIV
User :   that is my question.
Doctor :   ok
User :   If the person i am having sex does not HIV - no chance of getting HIV right
Doctor :   yes- no chance

User :   Thank you doctoer
Doctor :   Welcome
Doctor :   Bye for now
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