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Can Hiv Live In Freezing Temperatures

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AIDS InfoNet

Nelfinavir (Viracept)

...in some combinations. Be sure you know how much nelfinavir your health care provider has prescribed for you, and when and how to take each dose. Nelfinavir should be stored at room temperature and protected from moisture, freezing, or excessive heat. What Are the Side Effects? The most common side effects of nelfinavir are diarrhea, weakness, headache, nausea, and abdominal pain. None of these side effects seem to be very serious. The...
Ask the Experts

freezing and HIV antibody test.

Dr. Frascino, I had a wart from 2005 on my scalp, for which the doctor tried to freeze it periodically(once every three months or so) couple of times, and since it was growing back , the doctor told that he needs to do the surgery and remove the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,No, of course not! Yell WOO-HOO and stop worrying, OK?Dr. Bob Read more »

HIV survival

Up to what temperatures-cold & hot- can HIV survive?
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...It certainly survives freezing, and won't survive boiling. The exact upper bound of temperature where the virus is no longer viable is not known. Read more »

HIV stability

I think this web site is great. I use it as a teaching toolwith my health classes. I understand the HIV can only live outside the body for a few minutes, but my question is about environmental tempts. Will HIV live survive longer in an...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...at higher temperatures. Storing blood specimens at lower or freezing temperatures will generally increase the viability of HIV and other microorganisms. High temperatures probably decrease HIV viability. The Red Cross exposes donated blood... Read more »

Kind of a crazy question(most likely is)?

I know there is presently no cure for HIV. From what I understand, HIV has a low tolerance to cold temperatures(maybe just outside of the body). When the Buffalo Bills player was almost paralyzed, didn't they lower his internal temperature to help...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Lowering the temperature, or even freezing would not get rid of the virus. In fact we use freezing to store samples that have the virus in it, so we can go back to those Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

BBC News Examines Mobile Device For Monitoring HIV-Positive Patients

...Disease Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv .... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Emtriva (Emtricitabine)

...(15°C to 30°C). Store the emtricitabine oral solution in a refrigerator between 36°F and 46°F (2°C to 8°C). Do not freeze. Alternatively, the oral solution may be stored at room temperature for up to 3 months; any remaining solution in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gilead Adds Discount, Price Freeze for AIDS Drugs

... Gilead Sciences recently announced an extension of discounts and price freezes for several HIV drugs used by clients of AIDS drug assistance programs. Many state ADAPs continue to face budget shortfalls, and as of May there Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
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?ARS?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...a girl, but did not ejaculate in her, but orally i did...she had a fever 2 days later. She just said it was because she was freezing that night, but im scared i see symptoms of HIV as being a fever she also had a sore throat but i had one as... Read more »

Anxiety and symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If you have anxiety and are experiencing a host of symptoms and are convinced you have contracted HIV, then let me relay my experience. In February I had unprotected sex with a stripper at a hotel room. This included oral (give Read more »

HIV resistance outside body

Posted by Anonymous
...after being dried and placed on stainless steel strips in a desiccator jar at room temperature." (12) The virus can survive freezing, and has been transmitted to uninfected patients by surgical implantation of infected, frozen bone specimens.... Read more »