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How Long Is Hiv Active When Exposed To Air

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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 published articles on this subject, and if so where would I find them.Would it be probable that say a half of a teaspoon's worth be reactive after...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
There are at least two places you can look for a partial answer to your question. You're not going to find a specific answer to your teaspoon/30 second question, but there is the possibility that HIV infected semen would remain viable 30... Read more »

precum exposed to air and then touch outer part of vagina

Hello, The other day I was sexually active with someone that I have hooked up with one other time... Read more »

semen exposed to air

About how long does the virus live after being exposed to the air? Is is safe to orally consume... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Women Exposed to Domestic Violence Experience Long-Lasting Health Problems, At Increased Risk of HIV Infection, Report Says

Women who suffer physical abuse from intimate partners -- the most common form of violence perpetrated against women worldwide -- experience serious health consequences, according to a report released on Thursday by the World Health Organization ,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hearing to Air VA Mistakes With Hospital Equipment

On Tuesday, a congressional panel will hear from top Department of Veterans' Affairs officials concerning the possible exposure of 10,000 veterans to HIV and hepatitis. The House Committee on Veterans' Affairs oversight and investigation... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

Safer Sex Why Practice Safer Sex? Pregnancy Guidelines Why Latex? Safe Sex Guidelines Lubricant Condoms & Other Safer Sex Devices Types of Condoms ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nebraska Senate Bill Would Make Knowingly Exposing Sexual Partner to HIV Felony Assault

HIV-positive people who knowingly engage in sexual activities without revealing their HIV status to their partners could be charged with felony assault under a bill (LB 872 ) introduced on Wednesday by Nebraska state Sen. Lowen Kruse, the Omaha... Read more »
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gays can give blood long they are neg after expose

Posted by nomoreworry4me
Response from Mr. Sowadsky

Hi. Thank you for your question. Actually, this is an extremely controversial issue.

If you look at CDC and FDA guidelines, a man who has had sex with another man (since 1977) is excluded from donating blood, organs, and... Read more »

Two Hands In The Air !!

Posted by Allan, 3 Replies
You know when the planes hit the towers and I saw a reaction shot of Bush in a Florida school I said to my self he should get better lessons on how to act surprised. So yes I am a skeptic and a strong beliver in what lines the pockets of the unseen... 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 »