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How Long Can The Aids Virus Live Exposed To Air

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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 published articles on this subject, and if so where would I find them.Would it be probable that say a half of a teaspoon's worth be reactive after...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
There are at least two places you can look for a partial answer to your question. You're not going to find a specific answer to your teaspoon/30 second question, but there is the possibility that HIV infected semen would remain viable 30... Read more »

semen exposed to air

About how long does the virus live after being exposed to the air? Is is safe to orally consume... 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
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Metairie, Louisiana, Man Booked with Exposing Woman to AIDS Virus

A Metairie, La., man exposed at least one woman and possibly several women to AIDS by having unprotected sex with them even though he knew he had HIV, Zachary police said. Darryl K. Womac, 38, is being held in lieu of $15,000 bond and did not... 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 »
Body Positive

Country Living with AIDS

How a PWA from the big city opted for the simpler life of a country gentleman and found that he had to adapt to more than clean air and birdsong. Shortly after I moved to Vermont in 1994, I was giving an HIV prevention talk in a small middle... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Showtime's "Soul Food" to Air AIDS-Related Episode as Part of KNOW HIV/AIDS Campaign

The cable television network Showtime on Wednesday is scheduled to air an HIV/AIDS-related episode of its show "Soul Food " as part of a year-long awareness campaign sponsored by Showtime parent company Viacom and the Kaiser Family Foundation ... Read more »
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gays can give blood long they are neg after expose

Posted by nomoreworry4me
Response from Mr. Sowadsky

Hi. Thank you for your question. Actually, this is an extremely controversial issue.

If you look at CDC and FDA guidelines, a man who has had sex with another man (since 1977) is excluded from donating blood, organs, and... Read more »

Living With the AIDS Virus

Posted by Anonymous
Here's a topical book by SAGE Publications India Pvt Ltd, edited by:SAMIRAN PANDA,ANINDYA CHATTERJI,ABU S ABDUL-QUADER
It traces the evolution of the HIV epidemic in India and documents how the largest democracy in the world has responded to it. It... Read more »

Anyone have a strong seroconversion and lived long

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I had a very strong seroconversion that lasted almost almost 3 months. This was about 3 weeks after exposure I started with fever, night sweets and severe headaches.. continued for for 3 months. I was wondering if anyone else had something like... Read more »