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How Does Hiv Spread From One's Body To Another's Body

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The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...misunderstand how HIV is passed from one person to another. Knowing the basics helps you avoid getting the virus if you are HIV-negative, and avoid giving it to someone else if you are HIV positive. HIV is spread through the following body fluids: Blood (including menstrual blood) Semen and other male sexual fluids ("pre-cum") Vaginal fluids Breast milk HIV is not spread through these body fluids: Sweat Tears Saliva (spit) ...
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How do additional deal with hiv body

Dr. BobI am recently diagnosed with hiv, and will be starting medication very soon. I am currently finishing off my masters in organic chemistry (biochem undergrad) and am very in tune to the workings of the body. As such have been doing a lot of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...before," you'll get twice as big as before! That may not be the desired outcome or even healthy! The key is to monitor your lean body mass and provide adequate high-quality nutrients to maintain and build lean body mass. (You don't need... Read more »
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...studies are much higher than those actually found in blood or other specimens, drying of HIV- infected human blood or other body fluids reduces the theoretical risk of environmental transmission to that which has been observed--essentially... Read more »

Bolds spread on the body

I know a long time drug user, begain to have bolds on his body. what do this mean. is this a sign of HIV. PLEASE RESPOND
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...not sure if you mean boils or other type of skin lesion. Boils (localized skin absesses) are not a common manifestation of HIV Infection and are not very specific= not usually a sign of HIV infection. KH Read more »

How long HIV virus survive in a Dead Human body

QUESTION #1: Respected Sir, I want to know, How long HIV virus survive in a dead human body as soon as a person dies. How to handle the dead body which is infected with HIV? How to wrap? What sort of precaution should be taken in this regard? ...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...body is dead, the more difficult it is for HIV to survive. Refrigeration slows down this process. Once the virus leaves the human body, it dies within minutes, since the virus is immediately going into an environment in which it cannot survive.... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Might Spread More Quickly Within the Body Than Previously Thought, Monkey Study Indicates

...sharing needles, blood, if a small number of cells are transferred, the disease has a larger chance of spreading through the body quickly." Bette Korber, a LANL fellow and HIV expert, said the findings are a helpful tool to study HIV, but they... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Virus Used to Transport HIV Vaccine Into Body May Be Behind Failure, Study Suggests

...that was ultimately halted in 2007 , may have been caused by using the common cold adenovirus to transmit the vaccine into the body, according to a study published Monday online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , the ... Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Lipodystrophy? Body Shape Changes Metabolic Complications What Causes Lipodystrophy? Can Lipodystrophy Be Treated? Caring for Yourself Read more »
The Body

HIV News & Views, June 24, 2009 - The Body

...forms of treatment to stop those memory T cells from replenishing themselves. Their goal: the complete elimination of HIV in the human body. Will it work? Stay tuned; animal studies have yet to begin. (Article from TheBody.com)   Early... Read more »
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HIV will die within 20 mins out of body, right?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I heard that HIV in blood or semen cannot survive for more than 20 minutes if it exposes to air and remains on a surface, e.g. table, in a cup. Read more »

HIV OUTSIDE THE BODY

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...HOW LONG CAN SURVIVE OUTSIDE THE BODY IN SIDE A BODILY FLUID SUCH AS BLOOD OR CEMEN ? Read more »

HIV survival outside the body

Posted by Anonymous
...Maybe I'm dumb or a lil slow but im still confused about hiv survival outside the body and its ability to infect.Does it make a difference in the amount of blood or semen outside the body to determine the time of Read more »