Human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, is transmitted through contact with specific bodily fluids, including semen, vaginal and rectal fluids, blood, and breast milk, according to AIDS.gov. Infection may occur during acti... More »

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HIV, or human immunodeficiency virus, is a sexually transmitted disease that is contagious through certain bodily fluids, according to the Centers for Disease Control. This disease can easily be transmitted through blood... More »

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HIV can not be transmitted or spread through saliva, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The only way that an HIV-positive person can transmit HIV to another person through kissing is if both peo... More »

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HIV, human immunodeficiency virus, and AIDS, acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, are diseases that attack infected human bodies by progressively weakening the immune system, according to AIDS.gov. HIV is a sexually trans... More »

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HIV is transmitted by direct contact with the bodily fluids of an infected person, including blood, breast milk, vaginal fluids, rectal secretions or semen, according to AIDS.gov. In order for transmission to occur, the ... More »

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Infants can contract infections of human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, through contact with bodily fluids in the mother's uterus or the birth canal during labor, KidsHealth states. After giving birth, mothers can sprea... More »

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HIV cannot spread through saliva and thus cannot be spread through drink, according to AIDS.gov. Only specific bodily fluids, such as breast milk, semen, pre-seminal fluid and vaginal fluids, are able to spread the HIV v... More »