Hiv / Aids : Hiv And Aids

892 Words Apr 18th, 2016 4 Pages
HIV/AIDS is a virus that has been going around for many years. Most people do not really know what HIV stands for. HIV is a Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). HIV attacks the part of your body that fights disease better known as the immune system. The virus makes the immune system shut down and stop working. The immune system shutting down is the worst part about HIV not having any signs or symptoms to notify you of the virus is the worst part. Most people that have HIV looks health and only knew that had the virus by taking blood tests. There is however some ways a person cannot get HIVAIDS. A person and not transfer AID/HIV by hugging, kissing, talking to or touching a person with HIV. A person cannot get the virus by sharing foods, drinks using a public restroom, swimming together. Some of the ways to reduce HIV and AIDS is by Limiting the number of sexual partners, getting tested and knowing your partner’s HIV status.
Limiting the number of sexual partners can reduce HIVAIDS. It is important to have sex with just one person. “The more sexual partners you have in your lifetime, the more likely you are to have a sex partner who has HIV or sexually transmitted disease (STD)” so recommended for people to slow down on their sexual partners. The fewer partners a person have the less chance they have of getting the virus. Not having sex is the best way to prevent getting or transmitting HIV. Condoms work really well in stopping most HIV/AIDS from being passed from an infected…

More about Hiv / Aids : Hiv And Aids

Open Document