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Does Hiv Die In Air

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how long does it take for hiv virus to die in air?

i touched little bit of infected vagainal fluid with my finger.after 5 seconds i accidently touched my penis tip with it.is 5 seconds enough for the virus to get destroyed?the amount was not very much....
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiHIV does begin to die once it leaves the body but it is usually a few minutes. For HIV transmission to occur through the experience you have asked about is very rare. Just touching your penis with the vaginal fluid doesn't pose a risk. There... Read more »

HIV survival in air conditioned room

Hi Dr Shannon, I'm worrying now, I lied naked on a bed where a guy ejaculated on it about 30... Read more »

Risk during getting tested? "hiv in air, anxiety killing me pls help"

my problem is that i was having my hiv test in a lab, the physician used new syringe and cotton to... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Showtime to Air Reagan Documentary Without Controversial Line About AIDS

The cable network Showtime on Monday announced that on Nov. 30 it will air the miniseries "The Reagans ," which was originally slated to air on CBS , without a line of dialogue about AIDS, Reuters reports (Gorman, Reuters , 11/17). After... Read more »
Housing Works

Video: Global AIDS Activists Take NYC by Land, Air and Sea

Housing Works' Douglas Sanders with activists in Bryant Park Spurred by this week's UN High Level Meeting on HIV/AIDS, activists unleashed a series of bold actions across New York City on Wednesday. The goal: Push UN member nations to set... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Opinion Pieces Examine Former President Reagan's Record on AIDS in Light of "Reagans" Miniseries

The cable network Showtime on Nov. 30 aired the miniseries "The Reagans ," which was originally slated to air on CBS . CBS decided not to air the miniseries after intense pressure from Republicans and conservative groups. Showtime aired the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NPR Series Examines Impact of HIV/AIDS at 25

NPR's "News & Notes with Ed Gordon " this week aired a three-part series exploring the impact of HIV/AIDS in the U.S. and worldwide in conjunction with the 25th anniversary of the first AIDS diagnosis on June 5 ("News & Notes with Ed... Read more »
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Tested + for HIV int the Air Force back in 1986

Posted by survivor65, 2 Replies
Back in 1986 was the first time all military was tested for Aids. Me along with about 20 others were imediately shipped out, to Wilford Hall I was given a choice, either get a medical discharge, or finish out my enlistment. The talk was that we only... Read more »

HIV will die within 20 mins out of body, right?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I heard that HIV in blood or semen cannot survive for more than 20 minutes if it exposes to air and remains on a surface, e.g. table, in a cup.

However, does the amount of the liquid influence the activeness of HIV?
i.e. Will it take more time (more... Read more »

Age of AIDS to air on PBS May 30 and 31

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/aids/

PBS Frontline will air a documentary on HIV/AIDS from the first mysterious cases in the late 70's to the present pandemic. Should be excellent, especially for all you young'un's who don't know how far we... Read more »