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  1. You can get this by having unprotected sex with someone who has HIV or AIDS
  2. and you do not use a condom

  3. Sharing needles
  4. A mother who has HIV or AIDS can pass it on to her unborn child
  5. Men and women can get HIV or AIDS
  6. Symptoms Sometimes you do not show any symptoms If you have any of the following symptoms speak to your doctor or nurse

  7. Fever (raised temperature)

  8. Sore throat

  9. Body rash

  10. Other Symptoms Tiredness

  11. Joint pain

  12. Muscle pain
  13. Swollen glands (nodes)
  14. The symptoms, can last up to four weeks These symptoms can also be caused by conditions other than HIV

  15. Where to go for information or to get a test

    Your own doctor (GP).

  16. Lanarkshire GUM (Genitourinary medicine) and Sexual Health Service.

    08456 187 191

  17. Lanarkshire HIV, AIDS and Hepatitis Centre.

    01236 712247

  18. To get free condoms go, to your doctor (GP), local clinic or chemist.

  19. call 08453 130 130 for your nearest centre