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HIV Prevention Justice Alliance

June 15: HIV PJA Webinar -- Glass Half Full: Resilience Among Gay Men as an Emerging HIV Prevention Justice Strategy

Join us for an HIV PJA Strategy Webinar: Wednesday June 15 @ 3:30 p.m. ET/ 2:30 p.m. CT/ 1:30 p.m. MT/ 12:30 p.m. PT Glass Half Full: Resilience Among Gay Men as an Emerging HIV Prevention Justice Strategy Plus: IOM Report Highlights Gaps... Read more »
Women Organized to Respond to Life-Threatening Diseases

HIV Is a Magnifying Glass

Feeling overwhelmed? Having HIV is overwhelming. It is particularly overwhelming for women because so many of us have dedicated our lives to helping and taking care of other people. We may feel like escaping, but there are loved ones counting on us.... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

A Glass Half Full: Cancer Risk for People Living With HIV

Table of Contents Introduction A Dividing Line: Before and After HAART Apples to Apples AIDS-Defining Cancers The New Frontier: Non-AIDS-Defining Cancers Hodgkin's Lymphoma Oncogenic Viruses The Role of Immune Health Prevention Next... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV risk from sharing glasses from an HIV positive with mouth ulcer

Hi Mr. Cordova,I am Monirath from Cambodia. I have a brother who is HIV positive but recently started on anti-retroviral drug. In one event, he developed some mouth ulcer but not really actively bleeding but I am not sure. Then one day, he drank...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi Monirath.Thanks for writing in. HIV is not transmitted this way. The virus starts to die the moment it leaves the human body. In most cases, within a minutes time it becomes unable to infect another person. Two hours later the virus would have... Read more »

HIV from glass shard

I cracked the glass screen on my iPhone and I lifted up the protective cover to feel the damage and I got a glass splinter in my finger. If the person who put my cover on 2 months ago had HIV could I get it by the glass in my finger...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Seriously, no. HIV is a hard virus to catch. If it were catchy from surfaces touched glancingly by an infected person months ago, we would all be HIV+.DW... Read more »

HIV from cutting foot on needles and broken glass beach?

About 2-3 months ago I cut my foot quite badly on some glass at the beach, at first I did not worry and cleaned it up however walking back to the area where I cut my foot I noticed many open and used needles...since then I have had unexplained...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HIGetting HIV this way is very rare! HIV dies once it is outside of the body and is unable to infect anyone. However there other bacterias and virus's that you may be able to pick up. I would recommend you see your health care provider to... Read more »

HIV from stepping on glass?

I recently stepped on glass and got cut on my foot. I was concerned about contracting HIV because of it. What is my risk?...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:HIV does not live well outside of the body. Even if there was blood, semen, vaginal secretions or breast milk on the broken glass, it would not have been able to infect you. You were not at risk for HIV in this situation. In health,Richard... Read more »
Connect With Others

a considerable amount of HIV blood in a glass

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am wondering if 20-30 ml of wet HIV-infected blood remained in a glass for more than twelve hours, will the blood be still infectious even if it is still wet after that 12 hours?? Read more »

HIV Risk - Blood in Eye & Glass Cut

Posted by pupiz, 2 Replies
Hi, 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 »

For friend: broken glass in foot

Posted by grcboy28
Hi there,
I talked to a girl friend of mine about this wonderful site and now she's concerned about her risk status about and incident at a bar a couple years back.
Apparently there was a bar fight in which some guys were hitting each other with beer... Read more »

A little glass of half full for the worriers

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
So I've been observing some downright meanness on the board lately. Granted, there are alot of scared hypochondriacs out there...however, I was one of them at one time. A little gentle encouragement goes a long way. Enough said.
Now...for the cheery,... Read more »