HIV Transmission Through Mucus From The Throat?
Doctor, Is the mucus coming out of the throat and also the mucus coming out of snot in people with HIV containing HIV virus, can the mucus transmit the Hiv virus? Please answer
Hello Nomamoo, thank you for the question on HealthReplies.com.
HIV virus infection cannot be transmitted through:
mucous throat / nose saliva kissing cuddle holding hands sharing food or drink sharing toilet animal water This viral infection can only be transmitted through:
Unprotected sexual intercourse (either anal or vaginal intercourse) Using the same syringe as an HIV sufferer Receiving a blood transfusion from an HIV sufferer A small number of cases are transmitted from mother to baby during pregnancy Although mucus from the throat or nose from an HIV sufferer cannot transmit the disease HIV, but the mucus can transmit other diseases such as flu, tuberculosis, etc. so that if you are exposed to the mucus, it is advisable to immediately clean the affected body parts. If several days after you experience a complaint (such as fever, cough, runny nose, and other complaints) you should immediately consult a doctor to make sure more about your situation.
You can also read about HIV in the following article: HIV and AIDS.
I hope this helps.