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Does The Aids Virus Eventually Leads To Death

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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
...Rather, it tests for circulating proteins, anti-HIV antibodies, which are made by the body's immune system in response to the HIV infection. These proteins (antibodies) are not alive and they can not transmit HIV infection.Dr. BobHIV and Cadaver... Read more »


I think the p.c. word is morbidity . I recently had an argument with one of the very few friends iv... 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Deadly Secrets: Massachusetts Hub Group Helps African Immigrants With HIV-AIDS Overcome Bias, Fear

...Rosette Serwanga knew that more had to be done. A 40-year-old Zambian immigrant and mother of three had died in Lowell. A 44-year-old Ugandan woman died at home in Waltham. Most troubling, a 38-year-old woman had died in Belgium, in transit Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Leading Deadly Infectious Disease in China in 2008, Health Ministry Report Says

...2007, 700,000 people in China were living with HIV/AIDS (Reuters, 2/17). BBC News reports that the number of AIDS-related deaths in the country is "increasing dramatically," with China's health ministry reporting less than 8,000 such deaths... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Becoming China's Leading Deadly Infectious Disease "Lends Added Urgency" to Sex Education Campaign, Editorial Says

...early detection and treatment with the latest antiretroviral drugs. All things being equal, the rate of new infections and deaths should be slowing." However, some "experts say the rate of new infections is growing and that the worst is yet to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Breakaway Somaliland Intensifies War on Deadly AIDS Virus

...unilaterally declared independence in 1991 when Somali dictator Mohammed Siad Barre was ousted. A 2004 survey determined Somalia's HIV infection rate to be 0.9 percent but noted "zonal variations." In the self-declared autonomous regions of... Read more »
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Once the fluid containing HIV dries, is it dead?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Once vaginal secretion dry, would the HIV in them die? And how long would HIV live if it were into underwear? Would it die once soaked in? Read more »

scary stat on hiv & death--makes u wanna not test.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...for those diagnosed in 1984. As many as 90 percent of those diagnosed in 1997 were still alive two years later. ten percent dead in 2 years Read more »

HIV - Life of death?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...33871648 Number of people in California with AIDS according to the CDC: 1 in 200 0.5% (1 in 200) of 33871648 = 169358 AIDS deaths in 2000 according the Calif. Dept. of Health: 586. 169,358 (HIV positive people in Calif.) divided by 586 (the... Read more »

HIV, guilt and death

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
hello...I just needed to talk to someone because I am sad, devastated and alone and don't know what to do at this point. I have been seeing this guy for about 1 1/2 year. On 12/5, he was admitted to the hospital and just yesterday I found out... Read more »