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How Long Can Std Survive Outside The Body

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WAHOOOOOOO!!!!!!

Dr. Bob,I had asked a question a while ago, but did not get a response. I know that you cannot answer all the questions but I just wanted to let you know that I have finally went and got tested and it is negative!!!! YAAAAA!!!! All that worrying...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Various germs can survive for different lengths of time outside the body. However, none of this should be of concern to you because medical instruments are sterilized before use. Your "major trust issues Read more »

HIV's Life Outside The Body

I have found your website very informative. Could you tell me the maximum amount of time a... Read more »

How long does HIV survive outside the body?

Hi,Rick! I have two questions: 1. In your answers you often say that the virus does not survive... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

...HIV Impacts Specific STDs Do STD Programs Influence HIV Rates? STD-HIV Recommendations Resources Selected Sources Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), formerly known as venereal diseases, are diseases that are spread from... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

How Do You Talk To Your Partners About HIV/AIDS and Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)?

...There is no easy answer concerning how to talk to a partner about HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Although many people find it easy tohave sex, they find it extremely difficult to talk about it. So how does onebegin? The Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cook County, Ill., Ranks High in Sexually Transmitted Disease: STD Treatment Costs U.S. Health Care System $16.4 Billion a Year

... New CDC figures show the United States logs 19 million new STD cases each year. Less than half the people who should be screened receive the recommended STD tests, CDC said. If left undiagnosed Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...of the penis) or through small cuts or open sores on the penis. Risk for HIV infection increases if you or a partner has a sexually transmitted disease (STD). See also " Is there a connection between HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases?... Read more »
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sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick for 10y. I am in a bit of shock here, and need some advice. the sister has... Read more »

Topping Last Month

Posted by Anonymous, 19 Replies
I have a lover that I see at least twice a week for a little more than 2 years. I am male and he is male and I met him on the internet and his profile said HIV-. Last month (Sept.) he sat on my penis without a condom. Well for the next four weeks... Read more »

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...Navigation What is Freedom Lubricant? Freedom Lubricant is an anti-viral sexual lubricant that helps to prevent transmission of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Although many microbicidal lubricants are under development, Freedom Lube is... Read more »

HIV survival outside the body

Posted by Anonymous
...Maybe I'm dumb or a lil slow but im still confused about hiv survival outside the body and its ability to infect.Does it make a difference in the amount of blood or semen outside the body to determine the time of Read more »