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Oct 16, 2004

Hi, Can you tell anything about how long time the HIV-virus can survive outside the body? Is it for example possible for the virus to stay alive on the head of the penis for hours (after ejaculation)?

Thanks and kind regards!

Response from Dr. Holodniy

A general rule of thumb is that if it is wet, it can still be infectious. If it is dry, it's probably dead.

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