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Can The Hiv Virus Survive In Water

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how long a HIV virus can survive in da water,even if its contain blood.

I want to know,how long hiv virus can be alive in da blood,and if a drop of blood is there in the glass of water whice is carrying hiv virus,than how long the virus can survive....
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

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Thanks for your question,First off, there is absolutely no risk from a situtation like the one you're describing. NONE.There's needs to be HIV positive body fluid coming out of someone's body and going immediately/directly into yours.... Read more »

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Could HIV virus survive after normal laundry?

Posted by sushi77, 1 Reply
Hello there,

My pants were contaminated by somebody's blood the day before yesterday. Later, I put that pants into the laundry machine with some other clothes . I washed them in normal washing cycle (cold water cycle with normal detergent), and dried... Read more »

Could HIV virus still survive after normal laundry

Posted by sushi77, 2 Replies
Hello there,

My pants were contaminated by somebody's blood the day before yesterday. Later, I put that pants into the laundry machine with some other clothes . I washed them in normal washing cycle (cold water cycle with normal detergent), and dried... Read more »

How long does HIV survive in cold water?

Posted by jacob123, 2 Replies
So i was playing basketball, and i drank from this random guy's water bottle( cold water). What are the chances of catching any sort of HIV? Read more »

a simple question on hiv's survival

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I found there was some stain on my razor after it was borrowed by one of my friends one day before. So I put it under tap water flow for 30 seconds first, and dried the blade up. Then I scrubbed the blade with Iodine soaked cotton stick for several... Read more »