HIV Transmition

  • By having sex. You may become infected if you have anal, vaginal or oral sex with an infected partner whose semen,blood, or vaginal secretions enter your body.
  • From blood transfusions. In some cases, the virus may be transmitted through blood transfusions.
  • By sharing needles. HIV can be transmitted through syringes and needles contaminated with HIV infected blood.
  • During pregnancy or delivery or through breast-feeding.There is high chance that HIV Infected mothers can infect their babies during pregnancy or delivery or through breast-feeding. Proper treatment should be given to mother during pregnancy so that the baby will not get infected to HIV virus.