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How Long Does The Hepatitis Virus Live Outside Body

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hepatitis shots and tested negative approximately a month later

Sorry for bothering again. Donation will be coming soon, I promise. My question is this; I tested HIV neg. 1 year 3 months later (no other exposures whatsoever). My good dr recommended at the beginning of me seeing him out of fear that i might...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...hepatitis is a virus.Hepatitis vaccinations don't always take. (I had to be revaccinated before my body developed protective antibodies to hepatitis B.) This doesn't mean there is anything wrong with your immune system. Talk to your doctor. If... Read more »

hepatitis virus lifespan in bottle of tattoo ink

If a bottle of tattoo ink is contaminated with the hepatitus virus, how long can it survive? Read more »
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Prevention and Control of Infections With Hepatitis Viruses in Correctional Settings

...System Risk Factors for Viral Hepatitis Transmission Among Incarcerated Persons Epidemiology and Outcome of Infection With Hepatitis Viruses Preventing and Controlling Viral Hepatitis Rationale for Prevention and Control of Viral... Read more »
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Hepatitis A FAQs for the Public

... If I have had Hepatitis A in the past, can I get it again? No. Once you recover from Hepatitis A, you develop antibodies that protect you from the virus for life. An antibody is a substance found in the blood that the body produces in... Read more »
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How Risky Is It?

...HIV. When you share needles, there is a very high probability that someone else's blood will be injected into your bloodstream. Hepatitis virus can also be transmitted by sharing needles. The next greatest risk for HIV infection is from... Read more »
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What's the deal?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have a simple question: I keep hearing that HIV treatments and sooo much better now then ever. well if they are so good, why are soooo many people still dying from AIDS in countries with good health care? (US, UK, Canada) Read more »

outside the body

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Ok so experts please tell me how long HIV can last outside the body in a bodilyfluid or blood ? and is easy transferrable if outside the body at say 2-3 hours ? Read more »

HIV OUTSIDE THE BODY

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...HOW LONG CAN SURVIVE OUTSIDE THE BODY IN SIDE A BODILY FLUID SUCH AS BLOOD OR CEMEN ? Read more »

Proof

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone tht this has happened to ? or say sat on a needle and... Read more »