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Does Hiv Live In Body After Death

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Ask the Experts


I am a surgeon. I was working on a deadbody which was preserved in a refrigerator for 18 hours. As i was working , a piece of muscle splashed in to my eyes. I didnt take any prophylactic medications. What is the potential risk of me getting infected...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your esteemed professors: no risk. See below.Dr. BobHIV (HIV from CORPSE OR CADAVER, 2009) Oct 9, 2009If a patient has been dead for 3 days, you dont know their HIV status, you get punctured with a suturing needle while performing and autopsy on... Read more »

How long HIV virus survive in a Dead Human body

QUESTION #1: Respected Sir, I want to know, How long HIV virus survive in a dead human body as... Read more »

HIV transmission from a dead body

Heres a morbid topic. I was reading that undertakers in South Africa were demanding that HIV be... Read more »
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Poetry Month at HIV/AIDS-Related Poems From Our Readers

...its victims / You can't see the enemy / But You can see its devastation" A Poem by Brett (posted April 1) "I am the most deadly rose." Two Poems by Joseph Ohmer (posted April 1) "If I CAN keep growing no matter HOW great or small, /... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...27 percent in 2008. That means that about one infour Americans living with HIV are women. HIV has also become the thirdmost-deadly disease for women, behind only cancer and heart disease. HIV affects both younger and older women. In fact, an... Read more »
The Body

HIV News & Views, June 24, 2009 - The Body

...forms of treatment to stop those memory T cells from replenishing themselves. Their goal: the complete elimination of HIV in the human body. Will it work? Stay tuned; animal studies have yet to begin. (Article from   Early... Read more »
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Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga and Other Celebrities "Dying" for AIDS

...Twitter and Facebook on World AIDS Day. Ironically, some of the celebs still sent out tweets to remind fans that they are dead. Kim Kardashian. Credit: Markus Klinko & Indrani, styling by GK Reid. For example, around 7 p.m. last... Read more »
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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. Read more »

OCD myself to death

Posted by 9514, 1 Reply
...any chance of getting hiv from this and how long does hiv live outside the body. i have anxieity and am ocd ing myself to death. Read more »

am i on death row

Posted by soimnotalone, 10 Replies
...for months I have been reading the advancement of meds and how people are living longer with hiv as long as they take their meds and take care of themselves. does that apply to those of us who graduated to advance aids? everytime Read more »

To TheDeadBody

Posted by Anonymous, 11 Replies
...To The DeadBody, Hope you enjoyed today. This is your life for the next few weeks. Then it will stop. Then the fun will really begin. Read more »