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How Long Does The AIDS Virus Survive In The Air

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How long does HIV survive in the air?

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Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Wiggly," you have absolutely nothing to fear. I suggest you spend some time on this site learning about sex, safer sex, basic HIV information and sex toys. I'm a bit concerned what might happen when you get to the watermelon aisle. Dr. Bob Sacred... Read more »

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... Read more »

HIV and Air Donating where answered or not

I have searched the archives, and Have found some ref. to this,but could you please help me? how... Read more »
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On-the-Air: My First Radio Interview -- "Have You Heard of HIV Long-Term Nonprogressor?"

...note: These files can be quite large. Allow some time for them to download. In my quest to maintain the HIV Controller and Long-Term Nonprogressor topic in the public view, I gratefully accepted an invitation from a business associate for an... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...several fluids and tissue of a person living with HIV. It is important to understand however, that finding a small amount of HIV in a body fluid or tissue does not mean that HIV is transmitted by that body fluid or tissue. Only specific fluids... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...people with HIV or AIDS , or cancer , or those on chronic steroids) People younger than 19 years of age who are receiving long-term aspirin therapy In addition, some studies have shown that obese persons ( body mass index > 30 ) and... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Osteoporosis

...added. Bones become lighter and more brittle. People with HIV have unusually high rates of osteoporosis. This may be because of HIV infection itself. It may be made worse by some medications used to treat HIV. What Is Osteoporosis? ... Read more »
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Tested + for HIV int the Air Force back in 1986

Posted by survivor65, 2 Replies
...Back in 1986 was the first time all military was tested for Aids. Me along with about 20 others were imediately shipped out, to Wilford Hall I was given a choice, either get a medical discharge, or finish Read more »

HIV from saliva?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...sure but i think it was mixed with a bit of saline solution. i don't know if the virus dies after being exposed to air for such long time, even if it doesn't dry completely. thank you for any advice you can give me. Read more »

How long...?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
can HIV live in a syrindge? Read more »

has it been proven with tests HIV dies quickly...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...outside the body? How long would it live on someones clothes? Read more »