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Hiv And Body Temperature

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can the hiv survive beyond the body temperature?

It is possible for the hiv/aids virus to survive outside the human body temperature and if so, for how long does it take?...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
There are several studies that have shown that virus can persist and be infectious outside of the body for hours or even days in a moist environment. Eric... Read more »

HIV AND STRANGE BODY TEMPERATURE

Dear Doc. I am 43 ex competitive swimmer and tested + VL 35000 CD4 420 in October and since there I... Read more »

Low body temperature can be HIV infect ?

Could you explain me? low body temperature can be HIV infect progress?Thanks for response... Read more »
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lower body temperature

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone with chronic infection notice that their body temperature tends to run lower all the time than what is considered normal?I wonder if this is related to the virus trying to keep the immune system from fighting back>

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Temperature Question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Asking probably a stupid question - but how do you know if you have a temperature? The day after a risky exposure, I bought one of those digital thermometers and was checking my temp about 30 times a day. Never went above 98.8 degrees. But, I... Read more »

HIV resistance outside body

Posted by Anonymous
IS THE HIV VIRUS VERY FRAGILE AND DIES IMMEDIATELY ONCE OUTSIDE THE HUMAN BODY

The truth of the matter is that the HIV virus (the AIDS virus) is one of the hardiest viruses known to mankind. According to a study from the Pasteur Institute in Paris... Read more »

outside the body

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Ok so experts please tell me how long HIV can last outside the body in a bodilyfluid or blood ? and is easy transferrable if outside the body at say 2-3 hours ? Read more »