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Hiv Survival In Air

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How long does HIV survive in the air?

Hi doc,This may sound a little funny. My friend bought me a "fleshlight" sort of sex toy from Dubai. I wasn't planning on using it but I became curious and tried it yesterday. I became concerned because I remembered that the box wasn't sealed.If...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Man from Philippines,Your HIV-acquisition risk from using a "fleshlight" sex toy that had "stayed in (your) cabinet for 1 week before use" and on which you Read more »

survival of the HIV/AIDS virus in air

i need to know how long the HIV/AIDS virus can survive outside the human body,particularly fromm... Read more »

hiv blood in raw honey

Hi Bob, Thank you so much for answering my question. I will be sending my donation which I have... Read more »
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HIV Transmission

... How is HIV passed from one person to another? Which body fluids transmit HIV? How well does HIV survive outside the body? Can I Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

... Swimming Pools and Hot Tubs Pets/Animals Contact With Saliva, Tears, Sweat, Feces or Urine HIV Survival Outside of the Body Is Someone Who Takes HIV Drugs Able to Transmit HIV? Is There a Pill That I Can... Read more »
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CNN Tackles HIV and (GASP!) Just About Succeeds

... When I read that CNN's Anderson Cooper was hosting a news special about the HIV epidemic in America, I wasn't too excited about it. Don't get me wrong, I have a lot of respect for Cooper, but too many times Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...metabolic disorders and mitochondrial disorders) Weakened immune system due to disease or medication (such as people with HIV or AIDS , or cancer , or those on chronic steroids) People younger than 19 years of age who are receiving... Read more »
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Maybe I am too worried, but I want to know.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have two questions about hiv transmission. 1. It is said that hiv open to air will survive only for 20 minutes. Is it true? 2. How much hiv injected into Read more »

a simple question on hiv's survival

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...for several seconds. But after I did all these, I still can see a little stain on the blade. My question is: do you think the HIV virus can still survive after 24 hours exposed to air, water wash and Iodine scrub? Read more »

Could HIV virus still survive after normal laundry

Posted by sushi77, 2 Replies
...drying cycle too. Today I wear this cleaned pants again. But I began to worry in a sudden. If the pants were contaminated by a HIV positive guy's blood, could this normal washing and drying cycle that I used kill all the HIV virus? Should I... Read more »

Could HIV virus survive after normal laundry?

Posted by sushi77, 1 Reply
...drying cycle too. Today I wear this cleaned pants again. But I began to worry in a sudden. If the pants were contaminated by a HIV positive guy's blood, could this normal washing and drying cycle that I used kill all the HIV virus? Should I... Read more »