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How Long Does The Hiv Virus Live In The Air

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How long does HIV survive in the air?

Hi doc,This may sound a little funny. My friend bought me a "fleshlight" sort of sex toy from Dubai. I wasn't planning on using it but I became curious and tried it yesterday. I became concerned because I remembered that the box wasn't sealed.If...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Man from Philippines,Your HIV-acquisition risk from using a "fleshlight" sex toy that had "stayed in (your) cabinet for 1 week before use" and on which you 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 »

Needle reused?

If a needle is used to draw blood from an infected person and this same needle is used to draw... Read more »
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On-the-Air: My First Radio Interview -- "Have You Heard of HIV Long-Term Nonprogressor?"

...Download Audio Please 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... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...person in the household. For information on these cases refer to the May 20, 1994, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, " Human Immunodeficiency Virus Transmission in Household Settings -- United States ." Persons living with HIV and persons... Read more »
Project Inform

Flu Season and Living With HIV

... How Do You Treat the Flu Virus? How Do You Treat Flu Symptoms? What About Flu Shots? Concerns For People Living With HIV Concerns For Pregnant Women, Children and People Over 50 Introduction Influenza, or simply the flu, is a... Read more »
The Well Project

Tuberculosis

... Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention. (1998). Prevention and Treatment of Tuberculosis among Patients Infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus: Principles of Therapy and Revised Recommendations. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report ... 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 »

How long...?

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

Maybe I am too worried, but I want to know.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have two questions about hiv transmission. 1. It is said that hiv open to air will survive only for 20 minutes. Is it true? 2. How much hiv injected into Read more »

Once the fluid containing HIV dries, is it dead?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Once vaginal secretion dry, would the HIV in them die? And how long would HIV live if it were into underwear? Would it die once soaked in? Read more »