Dried Blood Risk Of Getting AIDS
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Thanks for your kind comments!Your concerns about HIV transmission via dried blood are unwarranted. This question comes up fairly frequently. See below.Stay well.Dr. BobBlood In BedMar 25, 2009Dear Dr,I know questions of dried blood have been... Read more »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramHi. Thank you for your post.Based on what you told me, you would be at little, if any, risk of HIVinfection. This is because the HIV virus will NOT live outside the body formore than a few minutes. Also, once the body fluid that contains HIV... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi.You state you are "freaking out and suffering a mental breakdown and hyperventilating" because you touched a first-aid kit that might have had dried blood on it with your hand that did NOT have a cut on it. Hmm. And you want me to let... Read more »
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Posted by panic05, 5 RepliesI got a question on HIV infection from dried blood. I know no one has been infected with HIV due to contact with toilet seat so far. But I am still worrying about its possibility.
Today, I went to a public washroom. After flushing the toilet, I... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousPlease can someone allay my fears. I went for an HIV test & 20 minutes later on my way home I looked at the palm of my hand it appeared to have a slither of brownish blood not a lot. I licked my finger & rubbed my palm - I inadvertently put... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesDoes anyone have an idea how long HIV can live outside of the body in blood? Is it 5 min? Is it one hr?
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Posted by pupiz, 2 RepliesHi, all. Please let me know if I am at risk for HIV from these to encounters. I was in Canada on vacation a couple of weeks ago and we left at about in the morning and came back at about 3:00pm. When we left the maid was cleaning the suite beside... Read more »
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