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Hiv Risk After Blood On Surface I Sat On

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Sat on a lot of blood spill?

I sat on a bus seat that I didn't notice when I sat down when I got up it was a really big spot about the size of my butt that was orangish brownish with a slight red color it looked like maybe it could have been dried unless my pants dried it...
Shannon Southall

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Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThis does not carry a risk for HIV transmission. If indeed it was blood, HIV transmission doesn't occur through clothing. Also once HIV leaves the body it begins to die and within minutes is unable to infect.Your risk for HIV transmission... Read more »

HIV risk on a surface? DOC IM SCARED FOR MY LIFE!

56 days ago on December 20 2011 drops of HIV+ blood dropped on a surface in my house from a friend... Read more »

HIV from surface when other person is bleeding

While I understand the risk depends on the person having HIV, if the person is unknown to you...How... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

Hepatitis C Virus Dried on Inanimate Surfaces Can Remain Infectious for up to Six Weeks

This article was reported by AIDSMAP . A study reported in NAM aidsmap concluded that dried blood containing hepatitis C virus (HCV) remained infectious for up to six weeks at normal room temperature. Researchers from Yale University tested the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: "Reaching the Surface" Raises HIV/AIDS Awareness With Music, Dance

Dance, music, and the spoken word will be employed in the cause of HIV prevention at upcoming performances in Miami. "Reaching the Surface" is targeted toward minorities and youth at risk for HIV/AIDS. Ronderrick Mitchell, a New World School of the... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Scientists Determine How Antibody Recognizes Key Sugars on HIV Surface

WHAT: HIV is coated in sugars that usually hide the virus from the immune system. Newly published research reveals how one broadly neutralizing HIV antibody actually uses part of the sugary cloak to help bind to the virus. The antibody binding... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: AIDS Era Surfaced Early in South Florida

Twenty-five years ago, CDC's initial report on HIV/AIDS described cases in five gay men in Los Angeles. Subsequently, more reports of cases among gay men emerged mostly in New York, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. In South Florida, however, doctors... Read more »
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hiv exposer from a eviromental surface.

Posted by shayshay, 2 Replies
Hi, can a person get hiv if a drop of blood get on their virgan from a tiolet seat. I had a Naat test after 3-weeks neg and a 9-week Orasure Advaned neg also. What are my chances of having hiv. Thank you. Read more »

bloody surface

Posted by adrian18, 1 Reply

Yesterday I removed snow from the driveway with a shovel, that wasn't mine.
Outside were about 0 degrees Celsius. The shovel was broken in the middle, and it was held together with some scotch tape.

After 30 minutes of working, in the right hand... Read more »

I sat on a IV needle

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Ok im very paranoid and well i dont know if this is even possible or w.e but at work about 2 weeks ago i sat down on a chair but the chair had alot of squared holes in them about an inch wide and i dont know how a needle would be in there but when i... Read more »