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How Long Can Hiv Survive In The Open 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

MTV to Broadcast Nelson Mandela 85th Birthday Special, Including Discussion of HIV/AIDS, Other Issues

MTV today will air an hour-long program, titled "Meeting Mandela: A Staying Alive Special," to mark former South African President Nelson Mandela's 85th birthday, Christian Science Monitor . During the program, Mandela speaks with young people... Read more »
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 »
AIDS Survival Project

Living in Spite of It All

Editor's Note: "Tales of Survival" is a new feature open to anyone with a personal success story to tell about living with HIV. I'm proud to inaugurate this column with the inspiring story of my dear friend Bil's amazing recovery. Send your tale of... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Microbicides, the Future of HIV Prevention?

AIDS Survival Project has been a proud supporter of the Global Campaign for Microbicides since 1999. This open letter from campaign director, Lori Heise explains the excitement and the challenges presented at the year's International AIDS... 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 »

Risk or not, Hiv survival outside the body

Posted by mustang77, 1 Reply
Hey guys i ment to post this the other day but have been busy. Heres my situation I had mutal mastribation with another guy and he came on my chest, how long does the virus stay alive? I was not sure if i got any on my penis while cleaning up is... Read more »