Hiv Killed By Air

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anxiety over one time heroin use

During one night of poor decisions, I injected heroin. It was my first and last time doing it. I am concerned about my risk of being HIV+. A girl did everything for me after she did some for herself. The needle used was a fresh one (out of a bag...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
...important to use sterile equipment. If that is not available cleaning with bleach is a secondary method that is helpful. While HIV is fragile when exposed to air, there is still, unfortunately, a risk of HIV transmission in the circumstances... Read more »


U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Activists: "Let's Talk About Sex, It's Killing Us"

... At a Sept. 10 health summit at Community Hospital of San Bernardino, HIV/AIDS activist Carla Bailey told attendees "the HIV fight begins and ends with us." "De-nial is not just a river in Egypt," said Bailey. Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Discovery of Antibodies That Kill More Than 90% of HIV Viruses Gives New Hope for Vaccine

...International AIDS Conference, AIDS 2010. "The organisers of the Vienna conference, which is expected to bring together 20,000 HIV/AIDS researchers, hope the gathering will help keep the spotlight on the importance of continued investment in HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Performers Getting HIV Tests to Raise Awareness of Virus Among U.S. Blacks

...Howard Hesseman, and Jimmy Jean-Louis of NBC's "Heroes" will take HIV tests as part of "1 in a Million," a new campaign to raise AIDS awareness among African Americans. The effort's goal is to encourage 1 million black Americans to be tested by... Read more »
University of California-Los Angeles

UCLA Researchers Demonstrate That Stem Cells Can Be Engineered to Kill HIV

...colleagues have for the first time demonstrated that human blood stem cells can be engineered into cells that can target and killHIV-infected cells -- a process that potentially could be used against a range of chronic viral diseases. The... Read more »
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Kill HIV with Photopheresis, Ultra-Violet Blood Irradiation (UBI) Therapies?

Posted by Jon316, 1 Reply
...1960s. The concept of UBI seems simple and the procedure is easy and it appears that it would be very beneficial to people with HIV. Doctors all over the world, including at Yale University, perform the procedure for Auto-Immune System Disorders,... Read more »

AIDS Cure Quest to Kill `Sleeping' Viruses

Posted by new2this2010
...AIDS Cure Quest to Kill `Sleeping' Viruses Enlists Merck Cancer Medicine Read more »

The Anxiety Is Killing Me --- Please Help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I had sex with a guy I now strongly suspect is HIV+. I performed oral sex on him and ingested his precum. Later during his encounter he dilated my anus with his fingers; due to Read more »

I am a recovered WW

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...To those of you out there, there is life after testing for HIV. I know it is scarey, just think if you were in the time that they had the BLACK DEATH. I'm sure there were plenty of worried Read more »
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