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Hiv Blood Dies In Air

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how long does it take for hiv virus to die in air?

i touched little bit of infected vagainal fluid with my finger.after 5 seconds i accidently touched my penis tip with it.is 5 seconds enough for the virus to get destroyed?the amount was not very much....
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiHIV does begin to die once it leaves the body but it is usually a few minutes. For HIV transmission to occur through the experience you have asked about is very rare. Just touching your penis with the vaginal fluid doesn't pose a risk. There... Read more »

Risk during getting tested? "hiv in air, anxiety killing me pls help"

my problem is that i was having my hiv test in a lab, the physician used new syringe and cotton to... Read more »

i know through the needle hiv blood die soon , what about into the syringe?

http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Q224075.htmlI fully understand what you say, but how... Read more »
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HIV will die within 20 mins out of body, right?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I heard that HIV in blood or semen cannot survive for more than 20 minutes if it exposes to air and remains on a surface, e.g. table, in a cup.

However, does the amount of the liquid influence the activeness of HIV?
i.e. Will it take more time (more... Read more »

Tested + for HIV int the Air Force back in 1986

Posted by survivor65, 2 Replies
Back in 1986 was the first time all military was tested for Aids. Me along with about 20 others were imediately shipped out, to Wilford Hall I was given a choice, either get a medical discharge, or finish out my enlistment. The talk was that we only... Read more »

Age of AIDS to air on PBS May 30 and 31

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
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PBS Frontline will air a documentary on HIV/AIDS from the first mysterious cases in the late 70's to the present pandemic. Should be excellent, especially for all you young'un's who don't know how far we... Read more »