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How Long Does Hiv Survive In A Sealed Container

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AIDS InfoNet

Atazanavir (Reyataz)

...see www.aidsinfo.nih.gov/DrugsNew/DrugDetailNT.aspx?int_id=314 . Atazanavir is available in capsules of 100 mg, 150 mg, 200 mg and 300 mg. Store atazanavir at room temperature, protected from moisture. Keep it in a tightly sealed container. What Are the Side Effects? Atazanavir can cause high levels of bilirubin, nausea, headache, rash, stomach pain, vomiting, diarrhea, tingling in hands or feet, and depression. Atazanavir may cause...
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Mom offers $50!! (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

First I'd like to say your website is Godsend!Second, my daughter bought a few outfits at the mall, she pulled one of the pants out and noticed there was some redish stain. If it was blood from an HIV infected person, would this pose a risk? She...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,A "Godsend?" Well, I doubt the higher powers really sent me here to talk about sex, but OK, if you say so.Your daughter's HIV risk is nonexistent. HIV doesn't survive very long at all outside the body. It's perfectly safe to wash the stained... Read more »

May i get HIV

hi,I used my friend's fleshlight w/o washing it( i guess i was overly excited in trying it..). I am unsure of his HIV status and when he last used it but lets say he used it the night before. Is it possible for the HIV virus to stay active for more...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...fleshlight i bought recently without washing it at all( no water no alcohol etc. I just lube it and use immediately). It was sealed in a plastic bag. It felt a bit moist when i took it out from the sealed bag.Is it possible that i get infected by... Read more »

Re: Sorry If I came off rude (4th mail please answer)

Hey Doc,Thanks for responding, I will retype my question again.Last month I bought a sex toy online at (Dealextreme) they call it "Tenga Egg" what I bought is a replica of it. I did read the reviews carefully before purchasing, its suppose to work...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your HIV-acquisition risk is completely nonexistent. Your symptoms are due to irrational fear and anxiety, not HIV. It's concerning that Read more »

HIVibrator

Hi Doc,I bought a vibrator from amazon.com. After recieiving it, I did not use it for about 3 weeks. But before using it, I only lightly wiped it with a hand towel. I'm kicking myslef for not washing it properly. But is there any risk of HIV or...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...fleshlight i bought recently without washing it at all( no water no alcohol etc. I just lube it and use immediately). It was sealed in a plastic bag. It felt a bit moist when i took it out from the sealed bag.Is it possible that i get infected by... Read more »
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The Well Project

Diarrhea

... Table of Contents Diarrhea and HIV How Does Diarrhea Affect the Body? Treating Your Diarrhea Tips for Fighting Diarrhea Supplements for Diarrhea Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Anemia? Anemia and HIV What Causes Anemia? Diagnosis and Treatment Taking Care of Yourself What Is Anemia? Anemia is a medical problem Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support References What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Approximately 60 percent of HIV+ people will develop problems that involvethe nervous system. The nervous system controls thinking, movement,... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Gut Basics The Gut and HIV Diarrhea and HIV Coping With Diarrhea Nausea, Vomiting and Anorexia Gas, Bloating and Heartburn Taking Care of Read more »
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Part two

Posted by Anonymous
...What are the chances of transmitting HIV through a needle? gray line July 13, 1998 Answered by Nicolas Sheon, HIV InSite Prevention Editor transparent gif transparent Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
...start of 3rd Week till the end of 3rd Week Post Exposure and the Symptoms Included: Feverish Feeling (But NO FEVER) Dizziness along with HOT and Cold Flushes (Throughout the 3rd Week) Abdominal Inflammation with Pain(Continued from Later half of... Read more »

hey read this

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...ill post the whole article above Geneva, last month I ran into, Robert Heimer, an expert on the viability of HIV inside syringes. I asked him how long the virus could remain infectious in a used syringe. Inside the hermetically sealed syringe, Read more »

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...From 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 »