HIV remains one of the most feared words around the world. There is still alot that we don’t know about this deadly disease that attacks the immune system to an extent that can eventually lead to AIDS and destroy the immune system, if untreated.
Despite all the efforts put into spreading awareness, there happens to exist certain myths that keeps the outlook towards HIV unchanged over the years. Hence, here we bust those myths and provide you the true facts of HIV transmission that will help you understand this disease in a better way.
Despite what you may have heard, there are only a few ways through which you can get infected with HIV. So, here we explain the facts and ways which can transmit the virus.
So, practicing safer sex using condoms, avoiding sharing needles, taking HIV treatment, asking your healthcare professional if the blood product you are receiving has been tested for HIV are some of the precautions you can take to prevent transmission of the virus.
These are some of the misconceptions and unknown facts that are found even among educated people. We hope you share the information and help stop the stigma, hesitancy and fallacies associated with HIV and AIDS.