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Hiv Viruses And Ph Concentrations

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Virus Concentration and HIV ImmunityThe Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

Hi. I have two questions. You frequently mention that there is a very low concentration of HIV in saliva and therefore the possibility of transmission is very remote. Is not a single HIV particle entering the bloodstream able to reproduce into...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...thingsrealistically, rather than theoretically. Realistically, the chances ofsomeone becoming infected via saliva is very remote. The concentrations ofthe HIV virus in saliva is very small. The chances of one of those few virusparticles... Read more »

Are AIDS and HIV two separate viruses?

Hi, my name is Holly and I'm a student at Cabrillo College in Aptos California. I am doing a... Read more »

Kills HIV virus?

Dr. Franscino,Its great to be back and ask you a few more questions. I thank you for your sympathy... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nipple Shield That Deactivates HIV Prevents Virus Transmission During Breastfeeding, BBC News Reports

...by a group at Drexel University that focused on sodium dodecyl sulphate, which can kill HIV quickly and in fairly nontoxic concentrations ( BBC News , 9/22). Back to other news for September 2008 Search the Newsroom archive This... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... 1.There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. HIV is a virus that attacks your immune system. During its initial assault (which is known as acute infection or primary... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...1-888-232-6348 (TTY), in English, en EspaƱol. Which body fluids transmit HIV? These body fluids have been shown to contain high concentrations of HIV: blood semen vaginal fluid breast milk other body fluids containing blood The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...detergents (soap), iodophors (iodine-based antiseptics), and alcohols are effective against human influenza viruses if used in proper concentration for a sufficient length of time. *What if soap and water are not available and alcohol-based... Read more »
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AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. ... Read more »

Is there any way to get a test for virus itself

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Is there any way to get a test for HIV itself, rather than just the virus? I know it costs alot more but would there be any doctor's willing to perform this test, rather than wait the agonizing three Read more »

Whats the hardest part of living with a virus?

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
...Hello all, I was just wondering what the hardest part of living with a virus is? Read more »

New HIV virus - Is this the final answer?

Posted by TwinsDad, 2 Replies
... My question is: Why we Humans do not create a new virus strain that will merge with the original HIV virus and create a different mutation that will replicate until it reaches several Read more »