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Does The Aids Virus Die When In Contact With Oxygen

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oxygen and HIV

I am from India and want to know whether HIV survives after coming in contact with oxygen. It is in the background that many alternate therapists here are recommending breathing exercise like deep one and by alternate nostrils and also heavy...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
The use of exposure to oxygen (in the form or ozone or other processes) to affect the virus has been evaluated in a number of studies going back to the 1980s. This has never been shown to be effctive on its own. This being said, a number of good... Read more »

hiv+ 10 months. too late for pep.boyfrnd died full blw aids now im +..does his strain of virus matter for me

i have been hiv+ for 10 mos. too late for pep. my cd4 804 viral load 5300. shld i begin tx.md says... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: Center of AIDS Controversy Dies at 23

Jason Robertson, 23, died Thursday in Granite City, Ill. At age 5, Robertson was diagnosed with HIV; he contracted the virus through hemophilia blood products. At his mother's suggestion, the Granite City School District used a special classroom... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Korea Reports Highest Annual Increase in AIDS Virus Carriers in 2005

South Korea recorded 680 new HIV infections last year, its highest-ever annual increase since the nation's first diagnosis in 1985, health officials said Monday. That brings the total number of South Koreans known to have HIV to 3,829, 721 of whom... Read more »
Women Alive

Dinner Quotes "doing curls waiting to die"

I have had the aids virus for sixteen years and have been privy to a remarkable variety of quotes from people who don't know of my status. A Dentist I believe I've held onto this little gem about long enough. The dinner quote went something like... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Colorado Transplant Patient Infected With AIDS Virus in 2008

On Friday, CDC said the first reported U.S. HIV transmission through blood products in eight years occurred in 2008, in a Colorado kidney transplant patient. An unidentified Missouri man in his 40s supplied the blood plasma that infected the... Read more »
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Another Update: I am going to die

Posted by soworried27, 3 Replies
LLet me begin by saying that I am not in any away against those with HIV, in fact I have family with the virus. In my last post I wrote 'clean' because the girls words to me were literally that she was clean and clear. Also I only called her... Read more »

Fluid Contact

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I want to get others thoughts on my concern. I had protected sex 17 days ago with someone who thought they might be hiv+ve. When I was taking off the condom the exterior of the condom may have come into contact with the tip of my penis. Do you... Read more »

My brother died from aids

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My brother died from aids in 1993 so I want to help anyone I can. If you have hiv or aids or if your loved one does I want to talk to you. My web sites are:
WWW.LETSTALKABOUTAIDS.HOMESTEAD.COM/TALK.HTML
WWW.GEOCITIES.COM/NANNY_ANN_2000/INDEX.HTML
Hope... Read more »

Possible HIV contact

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I came to find out that I may have been exposed to the HIV virus. The person I was with penetrated me without a condom and then we stopped for a condom. After finding out that he was HIV + I went straight to the hospital and recieved 15 days of... Read more »