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Can Hiv Live In A Sealed Container

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HIV in sealed container in fridge

Hello Dr. Glenn,I bought a can of juice today and after I drank it I noticed that the taste was weird. It seemed to me that the juice was contaminated with blood. I started to worry that there was HIV infected blood in the juice.I understand that...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
I'm confused why you're concerned that HIV of all things was in the can of juice. Let's slow down for a second and consider why this is what you're thinking.It's not possible for HIV to exist under the conditions you're... 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... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Offers States Deal to Seal Medicaid HIV-Testing Holes

Though routine HIV screenings are recommended by America's foremost public health authorities and tens of thousands of people are living in the United States with undiagnosed HIV, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV: Goldenseal

Goldenseal ( Hydrastis canadensis ) is made from the roots of a plant native to North America. The yellow root of this plant has been used by Aboriginal Peoples for centuries, both as a clothing dye and as a medicinal plant to treat infections of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alabama: Storing Up for Home, Auburn Students Convert Shipping Containers Into Housing for People With HIV

Fifteen miles outside Auburn in rural Lee County, a growing campus run by AIDS Outreach of East Alabama Medical Center is providing transitional housing for people with HIV. The homes, made from modified large steel shipping containers, were... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chinese Government Blocks Popular Web Site Containing Information About HIV/AIDS for Men Who Have Sex With Men

The Chinese government last month began blocking a popular Web site targeted at gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people that includes information about how to prevent the spread of HIV, AFP/ Independent Online reports. The Chinese language... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »

Scraped with a Pipette tit containing hiv + blood

Posted by dazer, 1 Reply
Hi Guys, I am extremely worried about this. The other day my hand scratched a pipette tip containing HIV blood I was wearing a medical glove. When I removed the glove I was not bleeding however I spotted some dried blood on my hand. Am I at risk?? Read more »

Drugs for HIV contains ganja?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My friend just got detained two days ago at the Thai border ,the urine test found out that he consumed ganja. I believe he did not take and i hope someone could tell me if there is any HIV drugs that contain ganja?

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Really Living with HIV

Posted by gregg629, 6 Replies
Hey, I've been HIV+ for over 4 years and have been on meds since the beginning. I've also been a member of thebody for many years and have met a lot of incredable people on here. I gave up the boards for quite a while because of all the BS I was... Read more »