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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 wasn't sealed.If...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...(although I don't know nor do I have any proof they ever were used). The packaging was a little messed up and I thought I saw a hair on one of the plugs (perhaps it was one of mine from the initial handling). I did a pretty thorough visual exam... Read more »

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... Read more »

HIV and Air Donating where answered or not

I have searched the archives, and Have found some ref. to this,but could you please help me? how... Read more »
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On-the-Air: My First Radio Interview -- "Have You Heard of HIV Long-Term Nonprogressor?"

...on March 10, 2011, under the title "Have You Heard of HIV Controller?", in honor of the sixth annual National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Since its formation in 1985, CMS has served as a fiscal sponsor for a variety of projects,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...transmitted from body fluids placed in restaurant food? Has CDC discovered a mutated version of HIV that is transmitted through the air? How is HIV passed from one person to another? HIV can be detected in several fluids and tissue of a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Osteoporosis

... What Is Bone? What Is Osteoporosis? What Causes It? HIV and Osteoporosis Antacids and Bone Mineral Density How Do I Know if I Have Osteoporosis? What Can I Do About Osteoporosis? Read more »
The Well Project

Tuberculosis

...are HIV positive by having a skin test or an x-ray (see "Diagnosing TB," below). Preventing TB TB is spread through the air when an infected person coughs, sneezes or spits. It usually takes a long time for TB transmission to occur. Family... Read more »
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Tested + for HIV int the Air Force back in 1986

Posted by survivor65, 2 Replies
...Back in 1986 was the first time all military was tested for Aids. Me along with about 20 others were imediately shipped out, to Wilford Hall I was given a choice, either get a medical discharge, or finish Read more »

Maybe I am too worried, but I want to know.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have two questions about hiv transmission. 1. It is said that hiv open to air will survive only for 20 minutes. Is it true? 2. How much hiv injected into human's body will cause people infected? In fact, Read more »

How long...?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...can HIV live in a syrindge? Read more »

Question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...guy. There was mutual masterbation involved and I got semen all over my hand. The problem is I had a cut on my hand. It was fairly new. I had cut it the day before but I had reopend it maybe an hour prior to this. It was not bleeding at the time... Read more »