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Re: another question on toilet
      06/23/05 07:24 PM

If this is true then how is it that people have contracted HIV through razors and toothbrushes? Google "HIV household transmissions" and you will find plenty of such reported cases. I happen to be one of those cases. The CDC advises that you do not share razors or toothbrushes with someone who is HIV infected. It's on the CDC website, look it up. And that doesn't have to be right after they use it. It's been reported to survive on a toothbrush hours later. If what you are saying is true, why did my doctor advise my wife to use gloves and clorox if I cut myself? Clorox does kill HIV on contact. But HIV does not die immediatley upon touching air. That is misinformation. If it did, doctors and EMT's wouldn't bother wearing surgical gloves. Dried blood I'm not sure about. But if you got HIV infected blood into your eye you could contract it. The eye is a mucos membrane. So is the nose, mouth and other orifices of the body. My doctor told me, and you may want to look this up, that in the right conditions, say for instance a damp bathroom, HIV can live for up to eight hours in spilled blood. I guess it depends on so many variables, like the persons viral load, how much blood it was and so on. But to mislead people and tell them it dies once it hits the air is wrong.

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* HIV infection from dried blood? panic05 06/19/05 02:14 AM
. * INFO FROM AVERT.ORG debtex   06/26/05 12:13 AM
. * Re: HIV infection from dried blood? spiritzone2   06/24/05 12:40 PM
. * Re: HIV infection from dried blood? searching   06/23/05 07:58 PM
. * Re: HIV infection from dried blood? panic05   06/23/05 08:16 PM
. * another question on toilet panic05   06/21/05 07:25 PM
. * Re: another question on toilet Anonymous   06/25/05 12:15 PM
. * Re: another question on toilet panic05   06/25/05 03:56 PM
. * Re: another question on toilet debtex   06/21/05 08:28 PM
. * Re: another question on toilet Anonymous   06/23/05 07:24 PM
. * Re: another question on toilet searching   06/23/05 07:43 PM
. * Re: HIV infection from dried blood? debtex   06/19/05 09:59 PM
. * Re: HIV infection from dried blood? panic05   06/19/05 10:40 PM
. * Re: HIV infection from dried blood? debtex   06/19/05 11:15 PM
. * Re: HIV infection from dried blood? panic05   06/19/05 11:51 PM

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