Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Hiv Virus Life In Air

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
The Well Project

Tuberculosis

...Weekly Report , 52(RR11): Retrieved July 2003 from www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr5211a1.htm . Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention. (1998). Prevention and Treatment of Tuberculosis among Patients Infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus: Principles of Therapy and Revised Recommendations. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 47 (RR-20). Finch, C.K. et. al. (2002). Rifampin and rifabutin drug interactions. Archives of...
Ask the Experts

life has become hell-Pls help doc

Hi doc My wife and i are happily married, but we got the shock of our life, when my wife tested positive for the screening test for hiv, but tested negative for the western blot.This medical test was for a permanent residency application, That...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...so in a very loud voice in the middle of his office waiting room. He was right about one thing: "HIV does not come from thin air," and since your wife had no HIV-risk exposure, there was absolutely no way she could be HIV positive!If your... Read more »

HIV medication, and progression

I was recently with my boyfriend on a trip to the doctors where he gets his results. His numbers have been steadily dropping over the course of months. He has had HIV for at least 5 years, without any medications. His numbers are at 500 right now, I...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...medications, and that is not something horrible that means he is going to die. In fact, that in itself may help him live a full life. We have a once a day medication that many people are taking and leading normal lives. He seems to be dealing... Read more »

Eczema and HIV ($50 donation - that's all I have)

Dear Dr. Frascino,Thank you so much for what you do. You are absolutely amazing. Thanks for helping all of us.I met this guy two months ago and we performed oral sex and rubbed our penises together. I am afraid that his precum got into my urethra...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...whether symptoms are present. (Your particular symptoms are not worrisome for HIV ARS).Having eczema would not decrease your life expectancy if you were HIV positive.Take a read through the archives of this forum. You should find the information... Read more »

hiv question (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES) (HIV FROM TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

can you get hiv if you bleed during unprotected sex but both people are unifected?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Now please think this through rationally, OK? HIV is an STD, a sexually transmitted disease, caused by a germ, a virus called human immunodeficiency virus. If neither you nor your partner has the AIDS virus (HIV), how can you possibly transmit or... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...person in the household. For information on these cases refer to the May 20, 1994, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, " Human Immunodeficiency Virus Transmission in Household Settings -- United States ." Persons living with HIV and persons... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...sometimes are confused because malaria actually reproduces inside the mosquito's digestive tract, using the insect as part of its life cycle. HIV does not. These facts are confirmed by looking at infection patterns. In areas where mosquitoes... Read more »
The Body

What Is HIV?

... Let's start with the basics . HIV is short for "human immunodeficiency virus." How Do You Get HIV? Meet the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) You can get HIV through unprotected sex or by sharing needles or other equipment... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Drugs and the HIV Lifecycle

...integrated into) the CD4 cell, itcommands the CD4 cell to start making new HIV proteins. The proteins are thebuilding blocks for new HIV viruses. They are produced in long chains. Assembly An HIV enzyme called protease cuts... Read more »
Connect With Others

I would like to know the truth

Posted by lindy, 3 Replies
...I have a question about the life of the hiv virus after it's out in the air. I had read many of you saying it dies within seconds out in the air,but if you ask different health 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 »

Air time?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...positive partner cums on me, and we wait 30 seconds, can I (being negative) safely swallow his cum since it would be exposed to the air? Thanks everyone... Read more »

Fingering & HIV infection(Via Nose)

Posted by chirs, 3 Replies
...who works at a night club, but after the activity subject A accidently used the same finger to dig his nose(after 1 mins). Can HIV get transmitted via nose(mucus membranes)? What's the risk if no cuts or wounds found inside nose while subject A... Read more »