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Hiv And Bleach

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Ask the Experts

Bleach

I know that bleach kills a high percentage of HIV in syringes when cleaning them properly. Does bleach kill Hepatitis C?...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Yes, a high percentage, but often not enough. Try to use a needle exchange program if you can! DTD... Read more »

BLEACH SOLUTION DEUCHE PREVENTION

I HAVE HEARD THAT BLEACH KILLS THE AIDS VIRUS. IF A WOMAN USES A BLEACH ANDWATER SOLUTION TO DEUCHE... Read more »

Bleach in bath water to help MRSA

My employers' teenage daughter, very active in sports, has had many staph infections in which... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Cleaning Works

Table of Contents Sharing Needles and HIV Infection Drug Treatment Programs New Needles Needle Exchange Programs Cleaning Needles Taking Care of Yourself and Others Sharing Needles and HIV Infection Injection drug use (IDU)... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Simply Rob: Advocate and Artist, a Man of Words Uses Them to Spread Truth

Rob Vassilarakis All the negative HIV test results Rob Vassilarakis kept getting made him think he was having safe enough sex. "I was wrong," he says. In 1993, at age 22, he tested positive for HIV. "When I was 17, I was disowned for being... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Safer Injection Guidelines That Can Reduce Health Risks Including Getting Infected With HIV or Hep

It is safest to use a new, sterile syringe and equipment (including cotton, filters, caps, spoons, cookers and alcohol swabs) every time you inject. You can get new syringes in exchange for used ones at needle exchange programs or you can purchase... Read more »
TheBody.com

Making HIV Testing Routine in the Heart of Harlem: Creating Unique Partnerships to Promote HIV Prevention and Testing

Listen to Audio (10 min.) Download Audio This podcast is a part of the series HIV Frontlines . To subscribe to this series, click here .   Vanessa Austin My name is Vanessa Austin and I work at Harlem Hospital Center in New York... Read more »
Connect With Others

But I bleached the needles........

Posted by starbright4876, 4 Replies
I was a big dummy for a long time.Since I was 18(now 29)I have had many,many unprotected sexual encounters,shared needles,pipes,equipment,ect. All of my hiv tests were NEG.I was scared and happy each and everytime! So,After 18 months of absolute... Read more »

HIV in dry blood

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Does 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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HIV infection from dried blood?

Posted by panic05, 5 Replies
I 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 »

Acute HIV Infection

Posted by lafcadio, 1 Reply
I came down with text book Acute HIV Infection three weeks ago after having unsafe sex. My lymph nodes got swollen and achy, I got these little shivers running through my body, I feel like I have bleach in my veins. I'm tired and sweat constantly. I... Read more »