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

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

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

Requirements for Transmission to Occur Where Is HIV Found in the Body? Infectious "Bodily Fluids" Possibly Infectious "Bodily Fluids" Non-Infectious "Bodily Fluids" Ways of Preventing HIV From Entering the Body Ways in which HIV Is Transmitted Sexual Routes of Transmission Non-Sexual Routes of Transmission Mother to Child Transmission Ways in Which HIV Is...
Ask the Experts

hiv outside the body? which one correct?

hello..i want to ask..You say that HIV begins to die once it is outside of the body and unable to infect..but,i have read the article how hiv is spread it say that :"Air does not...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,However, before we get to the answer the same article that you're quoting also says "we know the virus is not transmitted except during unprotected sex, sharing needles, or through significant and direct exposure... Read more »

One more lymph node question. Could my body be fighting HIV in only one place.

Dr. Dezube:I did a deeper search and found that you answered an almost identical question. (Swollen lymph nodes in one place only)Please excuse..Allow me to modify my question: The body has countless lymph nodes...wouldn't I be able to detect...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
HIV needs to be viewed as a systemic illness (that is to say, it affects many and most areas of the body). It is inconceivable to me that only one lymph node is fighting off HIV. This is simply not the nature of the HIV beast. Even if only one... 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
I am 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 »

hiv and one sided body pain

For approx 4 years I have complained about pain in one side of my body (right) from the shoulder to the foot that feels like joint pain. My leg is heavy feeling and my elbow is unable to withstand more than a few pounds. I have had an MRI and will...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Diagnosis seems elusive from the information you have provided. I would seek consultation from a good clinical neurologist . KH... Read more »
Connect With Others

How long does HIV survive outside the body?

Posted by xtreme, 2 Replies

I just wanted to know how long HIV survives outside body and how long it would live on lets say a razor?? I get confused about what the CDC says..some say hours some say minutes...would it be more than a day?

Thanks Read more »

Does aid couse bumps on your body? Or stds

Posted by Butterfly29, 1 Reply
Please answer fast Read more »

To TheDeadBody

Posted by Anonymous, 11 Replies
To The DeadBody,

Hope you enjoyed today.

This is your life for the next few weeks. Then it will stop.

Then the fun will really begin. We are mailing the 7431 people on the Virus Myth list (you can view it at, the 2112 on the AIDS Reality... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous
If anyone at THE BODY is listening, I want you to know that up until recently, I used this forum as a sort of haven. It has been the ONLY place I've been able to talk with other heterosexual HIV positive women about HIV, life in general,... Read more »