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How Long Does It Take To Become Infected With Hiv After Exposure

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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 30...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...body. One place to look is here, at The Body: see "How long does HIV survive outside the body?" (http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/TransmissionNon/Q8708.qna). Another reference for your query can be found at the Centers for... Read more »

exposure to HIV

I met a woman exposed to HIV for a year via unprotected sex with a man who had HIV the whole time... Read more »

Exposure to both Hep C and HIV

Hi,I have read somewhere that if you are exposed to and infected with HIV and Hepatitis C at the... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Women Exposed to Domestic Violence Experience Long-Lasting Health Problems, At Increased Risk of HIV Infection, Report Says

...Friday. The U.N. Development Fund for Women also called for more awareness about the link between violence and the spread of HIV/AIDS ( U.N. News Service , 11/25). New York Times Examines Practice in Africa of Forced Marriages The New... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Interim Guidance: Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection in Men Who Have Sex With Men

...TDF/FTC, in conjunction with behavioral interventions, in reducing sexual HIV acquisition in a multinational population of MSM exposed to HIV through high-risk sex. 4 A recent safety study of PrEP with TDF among 400 MSM in the United States... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC Study Finds Immune System Benefits of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for Animals Infected With the Monkey Form of HIV While Taking These Drugs

...al., Oral PrEP during mucosal SHIV infection reduces viremia, preserves CD4 counts, and raises potent T cell responses Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), the use of HIV treatment medications to protect uninfected individuals from HIV infection, is... Read more »
Project Inform

Truvada Prevents Rectal HIV Infection in Monkeys

...before and 2 hours after an exposure. Group 4 received both doses 2 and 26 hours after an exposure. All groups were rectally exposed to simian HIV, or sHIV, weekly for 14 weeks. After 14 rectal exposures to sHIV, the results showed that of... Read more »
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Exposed and worried

Posted by abcd1234, 4 Replies
...3 months but I'm worried sick. I think b/c I was insertive and it was so short my risk should be minimal, but I know I was exposed regardless so I'm curious how worried I should be. Can I get tested at 4 or 6 weeks for some reassurance before... Read more »

Help I Need Answers Think I've Been Exposed To Hiv

Posted by Fearful26, 2 Replies
...101 or 102,pretty high.They took urine samples.I told them i have white tongue,my lips felt dry i told them i think i've been exposed to a std,i did'nt say hiv.They gave me some meds for a infection or bactaria,i took it the same day.Lately from... Read more »

How long before symptoms surface??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...For those who are infected with HIV, How long was it after exposure before the symptoms surfaced? Weeks? Months?? Years even?? Second question, What are the most common symptoms of the virus?? Read more »

HIV RASH

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I know there is little one can say about the HIV rash but I have had a rash now for over 2 months on my forehead. Could that be accociated with HIV? Read more »