Ways To Prevent HIV Transmission?
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HIV is transmitted through bodily fluids such as blood, breast milk, semen, vaginal fluid, and anal fluid. HIV transmission includes risky sex, the use of unsterile needles, contaminated blood transfusions, and transmission from mother to baby.
To prevent HIV, there are several things that can be done, namely:
Avoiding drugs and changing needles and syringes Make sure piercing needles and sterile tattoos Avoid free sex HIV patients), then special precautions are needed, namely with pre exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).
PrEP is prophylaxis / prevention of HIV infection by administering antiretroviral / ARV drugs. Commonly used a combination of 3 ARV drugs for 28 days. This drug is not sold freely and is only given by a doctor after an examination.
If you are at high risk of contracting HIV, you should consult a doctor directly so that it can be further examined and if necessary given prevention against HIV with PrEP yes. You can visit VCT services which are now widely available at the nearest health center, hospital or VCT provider clinic.
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