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Will rubbing alcohol kill aids?

if a bodily fluid containing Hiv/aids got on say my car key and i submerged the keys in rubbing alcohol would that kill the virus?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,On your car key???? Dude, your car key is used to turn on your car, not your girlfriend (or boyfriend, for that matter). But to respond to your question, yes, rubbing alcohol would "rub out" the virus.Dr. Bob... Read more »

Alcohol affects hiv test? (ALCOHOL AND HIV TEST RESULTS, 2010)

i had 2 hiv tests after 4.5 months and it was neg. it was a 4th gen test. the day before test i drank alcohol a lot. also i m a binge drinker. will this affect my hiv test? is my neg. test reliable? does alcohol stops or affects the production of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Alcohol will not affect the validity of HIV-antibody tests. See below.Dr. Bobalcohol and HIV tests (ALCOHOL AND HIV TEST RESULTS, 2009) Dec 10, 2009I am a college student and I've done a fair amount of drinking in the past. I got tested at 3... Read more »

alcohol and HIV tests (ALCOHOL AND HIV TEST RESULTS, 2009)

I am a college student and I've done a fair amount of drinking in the past. I got tested at 3 months and then at one year. Both tests were negative but I went out and drank the night before the test I took at the one year. Does alcohol affect...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello College Stud.,Being in college, you should be a bit more adept in doing research. The answer to your questions was waiting for you in the archives of this forum.See below!Dr. BobCan drinking alcohol affect HIV test results Feb 2, 2009I had... Read more »

How to contract HIV (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009) (Obama Budget Would Kill Abstinence-Only Funding)

If a HIV - woman and a HIV - man have sexual intercourse while the woman is on her menstrual period, is there a possibility of contracting HIV just because she is on her period? even if both dont have HIV/AIDS?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Once again a QTND (question that never dies) arises! And of course the ATNC (answer that never changes) remains unchanged! Two HIV-negative people cannot create HIV out of thin air and transmit it to each other. (See below.) Menstrual blood... Read more »
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Alcohol and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have read the virus is very weak and can be easily killed. My question is will alcohol like in scothch kill it? Has anyone read this? I gave a b/j to a guy he did not cum but I am worried about pre-cum. I immediatly took a swig of scothch and... Read more »

Propolis kills HIV virus

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Contrary to the opinion of your 'expert' on this site, bee propolis has been shown to kill the HIV virus:

"With a little alcohol, Gekker extracted a tincture from Dressens raw propolis, and began treating her cold. And thats when the unbidden thought... Read more »

Forum - PrEP: A New Bridge to HIV Prevention for Women

Posted by lillieg
The forum will be at GMHC's 33rd street location (446 West 33rd Street, 7th floor dining hall) from 6:30-8pm. There will be panelists discussing the following: What is PrEP, how it's utilized, how and why it could be important for women, why it's... Read more »

i have hiv, will kill my self, please help me

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I want to know which test to do that will give me definitive results days after exposure. Money is not an issue. When is the earliest I can get tested with this test that will give me a difinitive answer. Thanks Read more »