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Repeated Exposure
      #187519 - 04/22/06 10:50 AM

Why do most HIV experts say that repeated exposure is usually necessary for HIV infection to occur. Can HIV get into the body and then be somehow eliminated but if a person is exposed multiple times, then the body can no longer eliminate HIV?

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      #187588 - 04/22/06 10:31 PM

Being expose to HIV does not guarantee infection, but it can happen in a one time exposure. The odds are greater for infection if you repeatedly expose youself to it.

The human body has no way of "riding" the virus. Our immune systems are not like cats. It does not have 9 lives. If the conditions are right, infection will occur. Do not assume these odds of infection when it comes to you. You need to use protection everytime.

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