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HIV from dried (and washed) blood on clothing "Contact with infected blood"

Good evening Dr. Today a co-worker spilled some blood over my uniform, I know he is HIV+, I have to re-use the uniform because it is a company policy, I know this could even sound silly but I was wondering if is there any risk by using clothes with...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

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Thanks for your question,You have <b>no risk</b> for HIV, for many reasons. HIV can not live outside the body. Likewise, it can not survive going through a wash cycle.Once HIV lives the body it immediately begins to die. While its hard... Read more »

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Can you wash clothes with hiv possitive blood on them with other clothes without spreading the infection?

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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 »

what is sperm washing???

Posted by posneg, 3 Replies
if anyone has read any of my other post, you will see im new to this. my bf of 2yrs. is +, we recently found out. we are both very scared of what the future holds for us both. before we found this out, we were planning on getting married, having... Read more »

Washing problem

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

After a vaginal intercourse - the condom was OK , I removed the condom with one hand and toilet paper
A few minutes after, I had a shower and washed my hand first and then my penis with weak water flow and soap. Did I have any risk of inflection... Read more »