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How Long Does The Hiv Virus Live In The Air

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how long does it take for hiv virus to die in air?

i touched little bit of infected vagainal fluid with my finger.after 5 seconds i accidently touched my penis tip with it.is 5 seconds enough for the virus to get destroyed?the amount was not very much....
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiHIV does begin to die once it leaves the body but it is usually a few minutes. For HIV transmission to occur through the experience you have asked about is very rare. Just touching your penis with the vaginal fluid doesn't pose a risk. There... Read more »

How long life of hiv virus in air ,food particles?

I have eat one peace of apple from other person.i think if who hands are cut and any risk of hiv.... 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 »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Opinion Pieces Examine Former President Reagan's Record on AIDS in Light of "Reagans" Miniseries

The cable network Showtime on Nov. 30 aired the miniseries "The Reagans ," which was originally slated to air on CBS . CBS decided not to air the miniseries after intense pressure from Republicans and conservative groups. Showtime aired the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive People in Africa Increasingly Seek Support From Groups Founded by Others Living With HIV, Long Island Newsday Reports

HIV-positive people in sub-Saharan Africa increasingly are turning to groups founded and run by others living with the virus, rather than the formal health sector and nongovernmental organizations, for support, Long Island Newsday reports. In... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Showtime's "Soul Food" to Air AIDS-Related Episode as Part of KNOW HIV/AIDS Campaign

The cable television network Showtime on Wednesday is scheduled to air an HIV/AIDS-related episode of its show "Soul Food " as part of a year-long awareness campaign sponsored by Showtime parent company Viacom and the Kaiser Family Foundation ... Read more »
Body Positive

Country Living with AIDS

How a PWA from the big city opted for the simpler life of a country gentleman and found that he had to adapt to more than clean air and birdsong. Shortly after I moved to Vermont in 1994, I was giving an HIV prevention talk in a small middle... 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 out my enlistment. The talk was that we only... Read more »

How long to live?

Posted by PondersLife, 4 Replies
Hi everyone! Ok, here's the skinny...I have been pos since 1998 and started on meds in 2000 (didn't get sick started to prevent getting sick). One month after starting meds virus count was undectable and t-cells were 390 that was in 1998. Now... Read more »

POZ in the Air Force

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was diagnosed in 99 and go to WHMC every six months. I am now at Travis AFB and for the life of me am the only one. This I can't believe. I would like to know someone else that I might be able to bounce stuff off. Of course I just can't share... Read more »