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How Long Can Hiv Live In A Syringe

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AIDS Treatment News

Syringe Prescription Study Unexpected Bonus: Helping Long-Time Users Quit Drugs

A pilot study in Rhode Island, allowing physicians to prescribe syringes in order to reduce that state's exceptionally high rate of HIV infection among injection drug users, not only reduced needle sharing as hoped, but also helped some patients get... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

HCV Survival in Syringes Affected by Syringe Type, Time and Temperature

Below is the transcript of a press conference held at CROI 2010 on Feb. 19, in which Elijah Paintsil, M.D., F.A.A.P., of Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Conn., discusses a study he presented on the survival of hepatitis C virus... Read more »
AIDS United

Petition to GOP Leadership: Banning Federal Funding for Syringe Exchange Programs Puts Lives in Jeopardy!

"It took AIDS activists 21 years to get Congress to restore federal funding for local programs that supply clean needles to drug users. It's taken Republicans a couple of months of hardball negotiations to get the ban reinstated." -- Bob Egelko, ... Read more »
Ask the Experts

i know through the needle hiv blood die soon , what about into the syringe?

http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Q224075.htmlI fully understand what you say, but how long blood can be alive into a syringe, Then it go THROUGH the needle?does it die as soon it out of the body...?? i mean the blood in the syringe...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
There is no way to tell you exactly. Virus can live for quite awhile in a syringe but decays with time. Therefore, the more time, the less virus present and the lower the risk of infection. Your situation is bizarre. As you are so worried, I... Read more »

Difference between HIV 1 and 2; HIV survival in a syringe

Could you explain what the principal differences are between HIV 1 and HIV 2? Secondly, could you explain how long HIV will survive in a syringe?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.As far as HIV-2 is concerned, this virus is only rarely found outside ofWestern Africa. This is a separate virus from HIV-1 (not a strain of HIV-1). The major differences between HIV-1 (found worldwide) and HIV-2,... Read more »

Does this look like a syringe in his pants?

I was making out with this guy (the one on the left) and noticed something sticking out of his pants. Copy and paste the link BUT PLEASE DON'T POST ON THE SITE!!! For confidential reasons. It looked like a syringe and this man is known to be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Manny,I agree with your friend. Looks more like a glow stick to me. Your fears are unwarranted. If my reassurance isn't sufficient for you to shake your worries, get a single HIV-antibody test at the three-month mark. I have no doubt it... Read more »

LIFE OF HIV IN A SYRINGE

sir, I WANT TO ASK THAT HOW LONG DOES THE HIV SURVIVES IN ASYRINGE IN A ENVIRONMENT....
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
This question has already been answered in detail. Please refer to Lifespan of virus in a needle.RMK... Read more »
Connect With Others

Syringe

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
This is such a great place to post questions, Oop and 143 and everyone that helps and gives a word of advice and understanding, Thank you.
10 weeks ago I had an accident with a syringe on a local bar. I went to the bathroom, the place was full, wash... Read more »

Syringe

Posted by anxiousanne, 1 Reply
How long can HIV survive inside of a syringe used to inject drugs? Read more »

how long do you live with HIV?

Posted by Nicole_herpes, 4 Replies
how long do you live with HIV? I am 1 month. I am feel alone after i know it. But i i just find friends at HIV dating site, such asn STDROmance.com Read more »