HIV / AIDS

Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is the last stage of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). HIV attacks the immune system to the extent that a disease that is usually fatal can become so.

One of the biggest problems of this virus is that it is not easy detection and diagnosis. At this very moment there are people carrying and HIV and not know it, the danger is that it is an infection of high transmission (through blood, sexual secretions and breast milk), and therefore prevention becomes very important.

How I can prevent getting HIV?

If you are already diagnosed with HIV we recommend that you consider the following to avoid from becoming infected people around you

According to the Mayo Clinic, uncircumcised men are at greater risk of HIV transmission.

Sources; Mayo Clinic: HIV / AIDS (http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hiv-aids/basics/definition/con-20013732). Retrieved on June 18, 2012; Rathus, S. A. (2010). Human Sexuality in a World of Diversity (8th edition). New York: Prentice Hall.