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How Long Does Std Bacteria Live Outside The Body

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How long does HIV live outside the body?

or on a persons skin?...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
I found the following answer to this question in a CDC pamphlet:HIV in the EnvironmentScientists and medical authorities agree that HIV does not survive well in the environment, making the possibility of environmental transmission remote. HIV is... Read more »

How long does the virus live outside the body

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Length HIV lives outside the body?!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
It is impossible for it to live more than a couplr minutes, is this right? Read more »

How long does HIV survive outside the body?

Posted by xtreme, 2 Replies
Hi,

I just wanted to know how long HIV survives outside body and how long it would live on lets say a razor?? I get confused about what the CDC says..some say hours some say minutes...would it be more than a day?

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Risk or not, Hiv survival outside the body

Posted by mustang77, 1 Reply
Hey guys i ment to post this the other day but have been busy. Heres my situation I had mutal mastribation with another guy and he came on my chest, how long does the virus stay alive? I was not sure if i got any on my penis while cleaning up is... Read more »

HIV outside the body

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How long does HIV live outside the body?

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