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How Long Does HIV Live On An Object

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Tattoos with sharp objects

My bf got a tattoo with a staple while he was in jail. It was a brand new staple and he used in own stuff but I'm still worried sick. What are the chances of him getting pieces with hiv/aids or hep c by doing this? How long should he wait to...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,It sounds like there wasn't any risk to speak of for HIV. We need HIV positive blood fluid to come out of someone's body and go directly/immediately inside your body. WIth a staple that's not something... Read more »

Can u get any diseases from sticking a foreign object up your rectum?

For example sticking a mouthpiece that is used to blow up work out balls that hasnt been used in... Read more »

Hiv from inanimate objects

I recently masturbated in a hotel room , the kind with hourly rates, and noticed when I was leaving... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

House Democrats Send Letter to Homeland Security Secretary Chertoff Objecting to New Rules for HIV-Positive People Visiting U.S.

Thirty House Democrats on Monday sent a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff objecting to new regulations for HIV-positive people visiting the U.S., the AP/ reports. The lawmakers, along with gay rights groups, say the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Q&A: CDC's Clinical Studies of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV Prevention: Trial Designs and Objectives

What specific CDC studies are under way or planned? What other issues will the trials examine? When did the trials begin and how are they designed? Why have these populations been selected to take part in the trials? Who is eligible to... Read more »

This Positive Life: Mondo Guerra of Project Runway Talks About Living With HIV and the Power of Disclosure

When Mondo Guerra was chosen to be on the hit reality show Project Runway, his main goal was to live out his dream of being a successful fashion designer, not be a poster boy for HIV. But one emotional challenge compelled him to disclose on air... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

White House, GOP Leadership Must Take "Lead" in Convincing Senators to Drop PEPFAR Reauthorization Objections, Editorial Says

The White House and Republican leadership must "take the lead" in convincing Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) and other Republican senators to "change their minds" about holding up the proposed five-year extension of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS... Read more »
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how long do you live with HIV?

Posted by Nicole_herpes, 4 Replies
how long do you live with HIV? I am 1 month. I am feel alone after i know it. But i i just find friends at HIV dating site, such asn Read more »

i have been living with hiv a long time

Posted by confusion, 2 Replies
i am attractive and educated just wanting to share my life with a special man..i know you are out there Read more »

HIV+, Living postively and in search of friends and a long term relaitonship

Posted by blessed70
I have read majority of your blogs and I must say this is a good place to start when you dont have close people to relate with.
Where do I start Since I was diagnosed with HIV I have gone through the 5 stages of loss and grief.
Stage 1. Denial... Read more »