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How Long After Exposure Does The Hiv Show Up

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How long does HIV live after exposed to air

Hi, I was wondering how long HIV lives once it is exposed to air? Are there any web-sites and or published articles on this subject, and if so where would I find them.Would it be probable that say a half of a teaspoon's worth be reactive after 30...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...question. You're not going to find a specific answer to your teaspoon/30 second question, but there is the possibility that HIV infected semen would remain viable 30 seconds outside of the body. One place to look is here, at The Body: see "How... Read more »

Already HIV+, but re-exposed!

Hi,I have been HIV+ for 5+ years, and on medication for about 9 months (Atazanavir/Norvir/Truvada)... Read more »

exposure to HIV

I met a woman exposed to HIV for a year via unprotected sex with a man who had HIV the whole time... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Women Exposed to Domestic Violence Experience Long-Lasting Health Problems, At Increased Risk of HIV Infection, Report Says

...Friday. The U.N. Development Fund for Women also called for more awareness about the link between violence and the spread of HIV/AIDS ( U.N. News Service , 11/25). New York Times Examines Practice in Africa of Forced Marriages The New... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenyan Prostitutes Offer Hope for AIDS Vaccine

...A group of prostitutes in Nairobi's Majengo red-light district have remained HIV-negative despite long exposure to HIV-positive men. Scientists studying the group of women hope to discover what has kept the women HIV-negative and use their Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Interim Guidance: Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection in Men Who Have Sex With Men

...TDF/FTC, in conjunction with behavioral interventions, in reducing sexual HIV acquisition in a multinational population of MSM exposed to HIV through high-risk sex. 4 A recent safety study of PrEP with TDF among 400 MSM in the United States... Read more »
Project Inform

Truvada Prevents Rectal HIV Infection in Monkeys

...taking it daily to prevent HIV infection. This animal study also explored the effectiveness of using Truvada shortly after an exposure to prevent infection, called PEP or Post-Exposure Prevention . PrEP studies using Truvada are ongoing in... Read more »
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after exposure???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...hi. i was wondering. it takes 12 weeks to test for HIV but what about other STD's? How long after exposure will it take for common std's to show up on a screening. thank you for your Read more »

Bumps in mouth

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...How long after an exposure to HIV would one get those white spots in mouth and what are they?Are they puss filled or just spots ? I may have had an exposure Read more »

Help I Need Answers Think I've Been Exposed To Hiv

Posted by Fearful26, 2 Replies
...101 or 102,pretty high.They took urine samples.I told them i have white tongue,my lips felt dry i told them i think i've been exposed to a std,i did'nt say hiv.They gave me some meds for a infection or bactaria,i took it the same day.Lately from... Read more »

How long before symptoms surface??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...For those who are infected with HIV, How long was it after exposure before the symptoms surfaced? Weeks? Months?? Years even?? Second question, What are the most Read more »