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How Long Can Hiv Survive In The Air

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How long does HIV survive in the air?

Hi doc,This may sound a little funny. My friend bought me a "fleshlight" sort of sex toy from Dubai. I wasn't planning on using it but I became curious and tried it yesterday. I became concerned because I remembered that the box...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Man from Philippines,Your HIV-acquisition risk from using a "fleshlight" sex toy that had "stayed in (your) cabinet for 1 week before use" and on which you applied alcohol before use would be completely nonexistent. I see... Read more »

HIV survival in air conditioned room

Hi Dr Shannon, I'm worrying now, I lied naked on a bed where a guy ejaculated on it about 30... Read more »

survival of the HIV/AIDS virus in air

i need to know how long the HIV/AIDS virus can survive outside the human body,particularly fromm... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Summarizes Global Health Features Associated With "Rx for Survival"

Public radio and television stations continue to air global health reports on their nationally syndicated programs in conjunction with PBS' "Rx for Survival: A Global Health Challenge ." Summaries of some recent reports related to HIV/AIDS appear... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

PBS Miniseries "Rx for Survival" Examines Global Health Successes, Challenges

PBS beginning Tuesday will air "Rx for Survival: A Global Health Challenge ," a six-part miniseries examining how public health discoveries that have more than doubled life expectancy in developed countries over the past 100 years are not being... Read more »
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Kidney Transplant Survival Can Be Long-Term for People With HIV

A Johns Hopkins study finds that HIV-positive kidney transplant recipients could have the same one-year survival rates for themselves and their donor organs as those without HIV, provided certain risk factors for transplant failure are recognized... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Opinion Pieces Examine Former President Reagan's Record on AIDS in Light of "Reagans" Miniseries

The cable network Showtime on Nov. 30 aired the miniseries "The Reagans ," which was originally slated to air on CBS . CBS decided not to air the miniseries after intense pressure from Republicans and conservative groups. Showtime aired the... Read more »
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How long do HIV survive in Semen

Posted by Wantanswer, 2 Replies
I have a question. Why is there such conflicting report about how HIV survive outside the body in semen. There one report that HIV dies when the semen dried up. Then there other report that it dies instantly in semen when it hit the air? Which is... Read more »

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?

Thanks Read more »

How long does HIV survive in cold water?

Posted by jacob123, 2 Replies
So i was playing basketball, and i drank from this random guy's water bottle( cold water). What are the chances of catching any sort of HIV? Read more »