Can blood type o positive get hiv

Originally Answered: Can people with O negative blood get HIV and AIDS? You can get HIV with any blood type, unless you lack a specific receptor on your white blood cells called the CD4 receptor which HIV interacts with to infect the white blood cell.

Can people with O Negative blood get AIDS?

Originally Answered: Can people with O negative blood get HIV and AIDS? You can get HIV with any blood type, unless you lack a specific receptor on your white blood cells called the CD4 receptor which HIV interacts with to infect the white blood cell.

What type of blood can O positive get?

O positive red blood cells are not universally compatible to all types, but they are compatible to any red blood cells that are positive (A+, B+, O+, AB+). Over 80% of the population has a positive blood type and can receive O positive blood.

Is HIV a blood type?

HIV doesn’t care what blood type you happen to be, just as it doesn’t care if you’re gay, straight or bi-curious closeted Republican. HIV is a virus. It does not discriminate. Dr. Bob

Can O positive receive anything?

O positive red blood cells are not universally compatible to all types, but they are compatible to any red blood cells that are positive (A+, B+, O+, AB+). Over 80% of the population has a positive blood type and can receive O positive blood. That’s another reason it’s in such high demand.

Can O Negative blood receive any blood type?

O negative is the most common blood type used for transfusions when the blood type is unknown. This is why it is used most often in cases of trauma, emergency, surgery and any situation where blood type is unknown. O negative is the universal blood type. O negative blood type can only receive O negative blood.

Can blood type O fight the virus?

If a person with blood type A transmits the virus to a person with type O blood, the type O person will have antibodies that can fight the virus.

How bad is it to have blood type AB?

More bad news if you’re blood type AB: Your risk for stomach cancer is roughly 26% higher than if you had blood type B or O, concludes a study from the American Journal of Epidemiology. (If you’re type A, your risk is 20% higher than those with type B or O.) MORE: 20 Ways To Seriously Lower Your Risk Of Ever Getting Cancer

How do you know if you have blood type AB?

“We know blood type AB is related to levels of certain clotting factors and to proteins in the blood,” says study coauthor Mary Cushman, MD, a professor of medicine and pathology at the University of Vermont.