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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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How long life of hiv virus in air ,food particles?

I have eat one peace of apple from other person.i think if who hands are cut and any risk of hiv....
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiNo risk of HIV transmission from eating after someone, sharing utensils, drinking after someone etc. HIV transmission occurs when there is a direct exchange of body fluid this mainly occurring through unprotected vaginal and/or anal sex, sharing... Read more »

survival of the HIV/AIDS virus in air

i need to know how long the HIV/AIDS virus can survive outside the human body,particularly fromm blood spills...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Your best resource for this question is the transmission section of this website, where this question has been dealt with exhaustively. Read and learn!... Read more »

HIV survival in air conditioned room

Hi Dr Shannon, I'm worrying now, I lied naked on a bed where a guy ejaculated on it about 30 minutes before, will HIV still survive that long in an air conditioned room 25-28 Celcius (is it considered dry environment, less moist -> HIV die...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThis is not a way for HIV transmission to occur. HIV does begin to die once it leaves the body and is unable to infect. Lying on sheets where ejaculate has been placed, is not a way for transmission to occur.You are fine!Be well and stay safe,... Read more »

how long does it take for hiv virus to die in air?

i touched little bit of infected vagainal fluid with my finger.after 5 seconds i accidently touched my penis tip with it.is 5 seconds enough for the virus to get destroyed?the amount was not very much....
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiHIV does begin to die once it leaves the body but it is usually a few minutes. For HIV transmission to occur through the experience you have asked about is very rare. Just touching your penis with the vaginal fluid doesn't pose a risk. There... Read more »
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HIV Transmission?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Being a senior in high school, many times "peer pressure" can get to you. But I have been blessed with good parents and have been a big factor in my growing up. I have never done drugs, never gotten drunk, and have done great in school. I have... Read more »

Tested + for HIV int the Air Force back in 1986

Posted by survivor65, 2 Replies
Back in 1986 was the first time all military was tested for Aids. Me along with about 20 others were imediately shipped out, to Wilford Hall I was given a choice, either get a medical discharge, or finish out my enlistment. The talk was that we only... Read more »

Age of AIDS to air on PBS May 30 and 31

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/aids/

PBS Frontline will air a documentary on HIV/AIDS from the first mysterious cases in the late 70's to the present pandemic. Should be excellent, especially for all you young'un's who don't know how far we... Read more »