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According to Health Line, the chances of contracting HIV depend on several important factors, including sex with an infected person, engaging in unprotected sex, sharing needles and having a sexually transmitted infectio... More »

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Factors that affect a person's risk of contracting human immunodeficiency virus include having unprotected sex, sharing needles with infected individuals and using tattoo needles without sterilizing them, reports WebMD. ... More »

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People can help prevent contracting human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, by engaging in less risky sexual behavior, using condoms, abstaining from intravenous drug use and limiting their number of sexual partners, accor... More »

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Using prophylactics during sex, getting circumcised if male and using sterilized needles for injections may help prevent a person from contracting human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, according to Mayo Clinic. Taking ce... More »

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Undetectable HIV refers to a phenomenon when an individual has the HIV virus, but the universal viral tests give a negative result.The HIV-positive person is then said to have an undetectable viral load, which is less th... More »

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A person can get HIV through sexual intercourse, blood transfusions, needle sharing, breast-feeding or pregnancy, according to Mayo Clinic. A person cannot get HIV through kissing or touching. More »

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