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Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Your question has been answered in detail at: http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/TransmissionNon/Q8708.qna.RMK... Read more »

How long does HIV live outside the body?

or on a persons skin?...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
I found the following answer to this question in a CDC pamphlet:HIV in the EnvironmentScientists and medical authorities agree that HIV does not survive well in the environment, making the possibility of environmental transmission remote. HIV is... Read more »

How long does HIV survive outside the body?

Hi,Rick! I have two questions: 1. In your answers you often say that the virus does not survive more than a few minutes outside the body. I have read a paper by P.J.G.Butler. In this paper, he says that HIV is not unstable under normal enviormental...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.There has been a lot of misunderstanding (and misinterpretation) of thescientific data looking at survival of the HIV virus outside the body. Studies that looked at HIV survival, used concentrations of HIV at... 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
Hi. Thank you for your questions.When a person dies, HIV will not "die" immediately after death. This is because there is a large quantity of blood in the body, and it takes time for the conditions inside the body to change to an unlivable... Read more »
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How long does HIV survive outside the body?

Posted by xtreme, 2 Replies
Hi,

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?

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HIV outside the body

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How long does HIV live outside the body?

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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone know how long HIV can live in semen once it is outside the body? I was exposed to semen of unknow status and I'm concerned I could be in infected with HIV (or any thinkg else?) through a dig in my finger. Four weeks later I have had a... Read more »

Length HIV lives outside the body?!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
It is impossible for it to live more than a couplr minutes, is this right? Read more »