When a person suffers from HIV, there would be a lot of stigmas that can surround the condition. This can greatly affect the person suffering from the disease. Many people do not understand what having HIV entails, and there are many misconceptions and wrong notions about HIV. Many people ask “Can I get HIV from kissing?” This article will focus on how kissing, dental surgery, and other activities can affect the transmittal of HIV.
As the stigma surrounding HIV and AIDS decreased in past years due to a rise in education about the disease, there still remains some questions and uncertainties regarding its transmission. Poor hygienic practices in certain places like medical establishments have long been proven to increase the risk of HIV. That’s why the health protocol to keep their instruments clean must be strictly implemented in order to protect the health and well-being of people.
People who suffer HIV can participate in sports without any restrictions. But it is usually suggested that athletes with HIV training with caution to avoid injuries. HIV athletes can wear mouth guards, helmets and other equipment to protect their body during extreme sports.
HIV transmission is shrouded in a veil of misconceptions. This, to a large extent, is due to lack of proper knowledge of HIV/AIDS. However, a portion of these misconceptions also comes from ignorance, from people who are well versed in how HIV can be transmitted. So, how hard is it to get HIV? The answer to this is that depends on the mode of transmission. HIV can be transmitted through a number of ways. As such, each method of...