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Thanks For Following Me…

Thanks again for all the people who are now following me. I am still hoping for more followers, so please don’t hesitate if you want to do it, please! I am hoping to reach at least 50 or more by my birthday, December 31!

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You can’t contract HIV from:

  • Donating Blood
  • Casual contact such as touching, holding hands, hugging
  • A cough, sneeze, tears, or sweat
  • An animal or insect bite
  • A toilet seat
  • From the hot tub or swimming pool 

    You can, however, get it these ways:

    • Unprotected sex of any kind
    • Sharing drug needles
    • May pass to a child during pregnancy or delivery
    • Blood transfusions, especially if it was before 1985

    Symptoms of Infection are: fatigue, loss of appetite,chronic diarrhea,weight loss,a persistent dry cough,fever,night sweats, and swollen lymph nodes