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WHICH BODY FLUIDS CONTAIN HIV

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HIV Transmission

How is HIV passed from one person to another? Which body fluids transmit HIV? How well does HIV survive outside the body? Can I get HIV from anal sex? Can I get HIV from vaginal sex? Can I get HIV from oral sex? How can I prevent HIV transmission when using sex toys? Can I get HIV from injecting drugs? Is there a connection between HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases? Are health care workers at risk of getting HIV on...
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Concentrations of HIV in body fluids

According to AIDS books and research articles, there are enormous amount of hiv in body fluids(some millions per ml,to my memory) Dr.Sowadsky, what would be the REAL hiv concentration in the body fluids in the worset situation?(for example, in the...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. There is no such thing as a "Real" or "textbook" answer to this question. This is because the viral load can vary tremendously from one person to another. It could also vary from one stage of... Read more »

Viral loads in other body fluids

Your discussion of very, very rare cases of infected folks repeatedly testing negative is most interesting.My question is this: is it true that HIV levels are usually higher in sperm than in blood? If so, have some of those rare cases been diagnosed...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Numerically, the amount of HIV that is present may vary from one reservoir to the other. It will tend to be the highest in the plasma or in the circulating cells that turn over the most rapidly (usually CD4 positive lymphocytes).There are rare... Read more »

Very confused about contact with infected body fluids

Dear Dr Bob,I recently sent you a question regarding pre-ejaculate saturated underwear. I am a woman, and while receiving a massage, i felt the man's penis press against my underwear (my skirt was rolled up to just under my buttocks. When I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Latex or polyurethane condoms can prevent HIV transmission if used properly and if they don't fail (break).Spermicides and microbicides do not stop or prevent HIV. In fact a previous popular spermicide, Nonoxynol-9, actually increased the... Read more »

HIV from food which may contain sperm?

Can i get HIV from eating food a few hours later that may contain sperm from a takeaway ? I also have an ulcer in my mouth...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiNo you cannot. HIV dies almost immediately after leaving the body. so any body fluids that contained HIV that was present on the food would not contain a live form of the virus.Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »
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Once the fluid containing HIV dries, is it dead?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Once vaginal secretion dry, would the HIV in them die? And how long would HIV live if it were into underwear? Would it die once soaked in? Read more »

body fluid touched the skin without intercourse

Posted by mona811
can anyone tell me that if body fluid has touched the skin without intercoursing can person be effected with hiv Read more »

touch the body fluid?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Last weekend, we had a party at my home with some friends (I knowing or I unknowing). After the party, I cleaned the house and the bathroom. There was some stain (not sure blood or urine or some other stuff) on one toilet. I cleaned it and touched... Read more »

Infectious fluids

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
#1 Blood
#2 Semen
#3 Saliva
#4 Sweat

Its all documented go find it for yourselves.

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