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Modes of transmission of AIDS - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can we help you
User :   I want to know how hiv/253657?iL=true" >AIDS spreads
Doctor :   pls tell me
Doctor :   whats the info i can provide you
User :   how it spreads?
Doctor :   the predominant route is
Doctor :   theu sexual contact
Doctor :   either homo/heterosexual
User :   okie...
User :   does it spreads through water or cutleries
Doctor :   thru the use of syringes in the drug abusers
Doctor :   no there are no such documentation
User :   okay
User :   it only spreads through blood contact
Doctor :   unless the cutleries are laced with blood and they are consumed
User :   means?
Doctor :   and fluid the body fluids
User :   "unless the cutleries are laced with blood and they are consumed " means?
Doctor :   like there is blood on the cutleries and its consumed then
User :   okie....for what time HIV survives in air?
Doctor :   in that case only if the patient has a wound or cut n the mouth it will spread
Doctor :   not more than 30 seconds
User :   and in water
Doctor :   when exposed to the air
Doctor :   the same since it requires body conditions
Doctor :   that of our normal constiutuency
User :   it means it will survive only in body
Doctor :   yes not other wise
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   thank you doctor
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