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HIV/AIDS in Teens

HIV is a virus that destroys the body's ability to fight infection. AIDS is when the HIV infection is in its most advanced stages. People who have HIV may not look or feel sick for a long time after infection. If you are not diagnosed early and treated, you are at high risk of developing many life-threatening diseases and certain forms of cancer.

The virus is passed on most often during sexual activity. It can also be passed on by sharing needles used to inject drugs. HIV can be passed to your baby during pregnancy, and labor and delivery, and through breastfeeding. If you know before becoming pregnant or early in your pregnancy that you are HIV-positive, you can get treatment that greatly lowers your chance of passing on the virus to your child.

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