HIVQuiz

Let's see how much you know about HIV.


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Which ways can HIV be transmitted?


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In which other ways can you contract HIV?


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Choose the best way to avoid HIV


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What is the relation between HIV and AIDS?


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Which body fluid DOESN'T transmit HIV?


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Which activity is a high-risk HIV transmitter?


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How many people worldwide are currently living with HIV?


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Out of the HIV-positive population in the world, how many are children (less than 15 years old)?


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In which occasions is better to get tested for HIV?


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After diagnosed with HIV, if a person gets treated before the disease is far advanced and stays on treatment, how long can she live?


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Is it safe for two HIV-positive people to have unprotected sex?


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Anti-HIV medications are also known as:


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You CAN'T contract HIV by talking, kissing, sharing glasses, or any other thing that doesn't involve secretion.



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You CAN'T contract HIV by sitting next to a person who's HIV positive, hand shaking or any other thing that doesn't involve secretion.



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Have unprotected sex, use unsterile medical materials or just use birth control pills as a prevention HIV method is not the way to go. Always use condom.



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HIV is the virus, AIDS is a syndrome caused by the HIV virus. Therefore it's possible to have HIV without having AIDS, but is not possible to have AIDS and not HIV.



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Body fluids with lots of HIV in it are: Sex fluids, Blood and Breast-milk (very small amounts of HIV, but enough to infect a baby). Body fluids that donít transmit HIV are: Saliva ("spit"), Sweat or skin oils, Tears, Urine and feces, Vomit and Ear wax.



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Unprotected sex, contact with contamined blood or even giving birth can transmit HIV.



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In total, 36.9 million people are currently living with HIV in the world. 70% of them (25.8 million) live in Sub-Saharan Africa, 5 million in Asia and the Pacific, 2.4 million in Western and Central Europe and North America, 1.7 million in Latin America, 1.5 in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, 280 thousand in Middle East and North Africa and 240 thousand in the Caribbean. Unfortunately, it is estimated that, out of the 36.9 million HIV-positive people, 17.1 million (46%) do not know they have the virus



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There are 2.6 million children living with HIV in the world. Most of them were infected by their HIV-positive mother during pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding. Fortunately, with the right care, support and treatment, a woman can still have a healthy pregnancy, birth, and baby. Since HIV can be transmitted through breastfeeding, mothers with HIV are advised to feed their baby formula instead of their breast-milk. Therefore, if you are pregnant, the best idea is to get tested for HIV just to be safe.



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Simple contact is not capable of transmitting HIV. That way, only secretions and blood can carry the virus.



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The medications used to treat HIV don't get rid of it, but they are able to control the virus. Basically, they help to prevent HIV from multiplying by protecting the immune cells. That way, if a person takes the medications as prescribed, the immune system will stay strong and the HIV will be controlled. Therefore, the medications can prolong the lives of many people with HIV, keep them healthy, and greatly lower their chance of transmitting the virus to others. Today, a person who is diagnosed with HIV, treated before the disease is far advanced, and stays on treatment can live almost as long as someone who does not have HIV.



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There are different types or "levels" of the HIV virus. A person who's been infected with "level 1" can become infected with "level 2" through unprotected sex. This is known as a "superinfection." Usually, a recently diagnosed HIV-positive person is more likely to become superinfected. This level 2 can be resistant to the HIV medications that the patient is taking. So having unprotected sex with another HIV-positive person is risky not only because you can become superinfected, but you can also superinfect someone else. Besides that, unprotected sex can transmit other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), therefore, you should always protect yourself!



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The medicine used to treat HIV is called antiretroviral therapy or ART. Although it is not a cure, ART can control the HIV virus. If taken as prescribed, this medicine can substantially prolong the lives of many people with HIV, keep them healthy, and greatly lower their chance of transmitting the virus to others. In addition, there are lots of other things that can help improve the health and wellness of HIV-positive people. Since the immune system and our bodies respond to good care, everyday things like regular physical activity, balanced nutrition, lots of clean water and adequate rest/sleep can make the treatment better and improve the health of someone living with HIV. It is always important to feel good about yourself!



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