How Long Does HIV Live On An Object

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The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Clinical Trials

... What Are Clinical Trials? The Basic Components of Clinical Trials The Stages of Treatment Trials Should I Participate in a Clinical Trial? Clinical Trials and HIV+ Women What Are Clinical Trials? The term clinical trial is used to describe many different types of researchstudies. There are five main types of clinical trials: Treatment trials Study new medications,
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HIV in the workplace

I work in a dental office as a certified assistant. Our office sees a lot of patients that are infected with HIV and AIDS. I recently was exposed to HIV when I was injured by a "needlestick" like injury from a bur. A bur is the bit used in a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, Read more »

How infectious is blood/semen stained money?

Employees are in receipt of money from the coroners office and courts. Quite often the money has blood stains or other fluid stains. How long can HIV or Hepatitis live on inanimate objects before it dies or becomes non-infectious?
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...When HIV in blood, semen or either of the other two infectious fluids--vaginal fluids and breast milk--comes in contact with air, HIVRead more »

Three time in one night! resubmitted

Dr. Bob,I am resubmitting this. I did not know that when i just click on your picture it automatically sends me to "anemia and fatigue". I am sorry about that I try to be careful. Anyway delete that message and here is this one. ThanksDr. Bob,I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...remember that he was a villainous red-suited character that attempted to ruin Domino's pizzas but was always thwarted! So if HIV equals the Noid, all you have to do is practice safer sexual techniques to continue to thwart HIV's efforts to ruin... Read more »

My parents don't want to talk about HIV and AIDS

Dear Dr.Bobby, I am 15 years old and I have a great fear of diseases, mainly HIV/AIDS. One day when I was going to the doctor, I asked my parents a simple question, "What if I have AIDS?" After hearing my question, my mother told me not to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your parents on this topic will not be easy, but I would encourage you to continue trying. How about doing a school project on HIV/AIDS in Bangladesh? That way you could talk about HIV/AIDS with teachers and classmates and show your parents your... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How HIV Drugs Get Approved

..."Phases" of Clinical Trials? There are four phases of human clinical trials. These apply to all drugs, not just drugs for HIV/AIDS. If the results from any phase of testing are not good enough, the company will stop developing the drug. Phase... Read more »
Project Inform

Making Decisions About Therapies

...newsletters and sources of HIV information, each with its own special benefits. For a list of references, consult Resource Guide to HIV/AIDS Related Resources . The Project Inform Hotline operates Monday through Saturday and volunteers are... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Molluscum can develop molluscum lesions that spread, last a long time, and are very difficult to treat. About 20% of people with AIDS will develop molluscum. Molluscum is not a serious health problem. However, many people find the molluscum... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...metabolic disorders and mitochondrial disorders) Weakened immune system due to disease or medication (such as people with HIV or AIDS , or cancer , or those on chronic steroids) People younger than 19 years of age who are receiving... Read more »