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Does Hiv Blood 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.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
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 »

Can I get infected if I drink water that has HIV infected blood in it?

I was Playing soccer yesterday with my little cousins. I found a family playing so i Joined them.... Read more »

How long can HIV survive in cold water? Is sharing a glass risky?

So i was playing basketball, and i drank from this random guy's water bottle( cold water).... Read more »
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HIV Coalition (HIVCO)

Surviving the Company Blood Drive

This is an excerpt from There is Hope: Learning to Live with HIV , 2ndEdition, written by Janice Ferri, with Richard R. Roose and Jill Schwendeman, apublication of The HIV Coalition . Our company has very aggressive blood drives. The woman who... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Built To Survive: The Book, The Forum

The following article is a review of the book Built To Survive , written by Michael Mooney and Nelson Vergel, both from the Program for Wellness Restoration (PoWeR). On April 2, 2000, the authors presented a workshop on their approach to treating... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Survival of HIV in the Environment

Concerning the survival of HIV in the environment, two facts are: HIV does not survive well outside the body. HIV has to be grown in large amounts to be studied in laboratories. Although HIV has been kept alive under certain laboratory... Read more »
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Kidney Transplant Survival Can Be Long-Term for People With HIV

A Johns Hopkins study finds that HIV-positive kidney transplant recipients could have the same one-year survival rates for themselves and their donor organs as those without HIV, provided certain risk factors for transplant failure are recognized... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

Can HIV blood survive for 10 minutes or more in a room?

Posted by john9955, 1 Reply
Can HIV blood survive for 10 minutes or more in a room? Read more »