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How Long Does Hiv Survive

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How long could HIV survive on clothing?

Ok heres what happened. I brought my girlfriend back to my dorm room and we had sex. I didn't have any condoms, but we didn't care but she told me to pull out. Now i had just changed my sheets so, in a moment of panic i reached for anything close...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...stud-muffin roommate's "special sock" wind up in your nightstand and how infrequently do you change your sheets??? Oh never mind. HIV does not survive very long at all outside the body. And in an environment as undesirable as your roomy's... Read more »

How long does HIV survive in the air?

Hi doc,This may sound a little funny. My friend bought me a "fleshlight" sort of sex toy from... Read more »

Exactly how long does HIV survive outside its host?

Hello. In several of yuor answers to the question on how long can HIV live outside the human body,... Read more »
Articles
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Kidney Transplant Survival Can Be Long-Term for People With HIV

... A Johns Hopkins study finds that HIV-positive kidney transplant recipients could have the same one-year survival rates for themselves and their donor organs as those Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS in Mozambique Threatens to Undermine Country's Long-Term Economic Growth, IMF Official Says

... HIV/AIDS in Mozambique poses a growing threat to the country's long-term economic development, and the government must increase efforts Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AP/Long Island Newsday Profiles Effort to Address HIV/AIDS Through Community Development in Kenya

... The AP/Long Island Newsday on Sunday examined the efforts of a mother-daughter team to reduce HIV/AIDS through community development in Kenya. Rosemell Ong'udi and her daughter, Loyce Mbewa-Ong'udi -- who runs the Rabuor Village Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

POZ Publishes Articles on Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Long-Distance Truck Drivers in U.S.

... POZ in its March issue published two articles on National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and HIV/AIDS among long-distance truck drivers in the U.S. Summaries appear below. " Native Soul ": The Read more »
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how long do you live with HIV?

Posted by Nicole_herpes, 3 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 STDROmance.com Read more »

long time without hiv medication but ignored in sw

Posted by thriller, 2 Replies
...situation. I m not an "alternative freak" so dont get me wrong here. and im not saying to others what to do in their life with hiv. But am l alone in this situation?? I am reluctant to hear the same thing over and over again but still l want to... Read more »

How long have I had HIV?

Posted by redbull, 1 Reply
...Do your #'s necessarily dictate how long you have had HIV? When I was diagnosed in 5/09 my cd4 was 94 and my VL was 400K. After being on atripla for 2 1/2 months my cd4 has jumped 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 »