Folllow up ? to Blood in the Gatorade
Jun 28, 2012
Thank you for the prompt reply?
I get that HIV cannot live long outside the body. But the blood was still in a liquid does that keep the virus active? or do the factors of 1. the contents of the gatorade would inactivate the virus 2) virus exposed to light inactivate the virus. 3) or the virus being outside the body for longer than 10 minutes in activate the virus.
thanks in advance
Response from Mr. Glenn
I have to be frank. it sounds like we're maybe spinning our wheels on this one. HIV cannot live outside the body, it's an open and shut case.
Do you find yourself worrying over situations like this where any professional would immediately say there's no risk?
If you do, it sounds like it's less about the supposed risk of infection (there isn't any risk) and more about your feelings. Have you tried talking to someone about these feelings? Talking to a trusted friend and/or mental health professional can help you get to a place where you can manage these feelings. we want you to feel better for the long-term. If you're having trouble accepting that there's no risk from obviously non-risky situations, please consider getting down to the bottom of this.
Hope this helps,
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