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How Long Can Hiv Survive In The Refrigerator

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Will Donate! Blood in Refrigerated Food

I just ate a wrap that I think had blood on it and was refrigerated (which I'm worried preserved the HIV). After eating the first half I noticed a small blood smear on the second half of the wrap along the cut line. I am really worried. This...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Relax Max. Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. HIV doesn't survive very long at all outside the body, even if kept in the refrigerator! It's Read more »

HIV blood banks

This may seem obvious to some but i'm wondering (apart from if they were to have an operation) why... Read more »

Survival of hiv in wine in a refrigirator

Dr. BOb,My question is kind of related to a question you answered before concerning hiv survival in... Read more »
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HIV in Prisons and Jails

...care. Others have some access to HIV specialists. Fortunately, prisoners have been helped by overall advances in HIV treatment. AIDS-related deaths in state prisons decreased 82% from 1995 to 2004. Basic principles of HIV therapy are the same... Read more »
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An Overview of Norvir (Ritonavir)

...Ritonavir, also known as Norvir, is a type of medicine called a protease inhibitor (PI). PIs act by blocking protease, a protein that HIV needs to make more copies of itself. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Ritonavir was approved by the FDA on March 1,... Read more »
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Norvir

... Common Name: ritonavir Brand Name: Norvir Class: HIV protease inhibitor (PI) Standard dose: New 100 mg tablets that don't require refrigeration became available as PA went to Read more »
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Medical Appointments

...appointment? Write a list to use during your appointment. Be sure to include: New health problems or symptoms , related to HIV or not. How long have they been going on? How serious are they? Don't ignore feeling tired, not sleeping well,... Read more »
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Hiv survival on organic surfaces (e.g. skin, hair)

Posted by Antre, 2 Replies
...asking this question but I still have a question (maybe due to the fact that I do not have medical knowledge). We know that HIV does not survive for very long outside the body. Actually as soon as the body fluids that contains are dried then... Read more »

Angels back

Posted by Angel_Ronnie, 2 Replies
...is just what I am doing now putting my interests first not another persons fears and issues for it is I that has to live with hiv and knows that i have many people to support me and be there for me. Read more »

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...KaiserNet January 8, 2008 Some experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV and Aids in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "premature[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments... Read more »

Travelling with HIV Meds

Posted by jon_yvr, 6 Replies
I am on 6 meds and I'm going the U.K., France, Germany, and Italy for a month. I'll be carrying alot of bottles. Has anyone had any experience taking medications through customs in these countries? Any suggestions for what I should do: try to... Read more »