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Does Hiv Blood Survive In Water

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HIV from Blood in Water

Calvin, please help me, I've searched all through your site and I've been unable to ascertain a risk for being infected with HIV through my experience with blood in water. I am desperate for some guidance, as this has consumed my thoughts everyday...
Calvin Spinks. M.A.

Response from Calvin Spinks. M.A.

Saint Louis Effort for AIDS
...Hello reader,I would estimate that you have no risk for HIV infection in the above-mentioned scenario. The drop of water didn't land in your eye and it was just water. The body fluids Read more »

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touched blood in water

Posted by 613, 2 Replies
...blood in the water. I had no cuts on my and was not bleeding. Later I washed my hands with soap and water. Am I at risk for HIV or is it 0 risk? Read more »

HIV Survival

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I've been searching everywhere and cannot find a good answer to this question. How long will HIV survive in everyday environments outside of the body? There was a small amount of dried blood (much less than a milliliter) Read more »

Could HIV virus still survive after normal laundry

Posted by sushi77, 2 Replies
...drying cycle too. Today I wear this cleaned pants again. But I began to worry in a sudden. If the pants were contaminated by a HIV positive guy's blood, could this normal washing and drying cycle that I used kill all the HIV virus? Should I... Read more »

a simple question on hiv's survival

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...for several seconds. But after I did all these, I still can see a little stain on the blade. My question is: do you think the HIV virus can still survive after 24 hours exposed to air, water wash and Iodine scrub? Read more »