HIV human immunodeficiency virus is a virus that attacks the immune. In AIDS, the immune system is severely weakened.
People with AIDS get serious infections and health problems. HIV spreads when infected blood, semen "cum" or vaginal fluids enter the body.
Because symptoms can be mild at first, people with HIV might not know they're infected. They can spread HIV to others without knowing it.
The best way to protect yourself from HIV is to not have sex vaginal, oral, or anal and not share needles. Understanding how HIV spreads can help you make safer choices about sex. Talk to your doctor if you have any questions about HIV and if you want to get tested. Reviewed by: Robyn R.
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