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How Long Is Hiv Alive In Spilled Blood

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The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...What Is Anemia? Anemia and HIV What Causes Anemia? Diagnosis and Treatment Taking Care of Yourself What Is Anemia? Anemia is a medical problem that happens when you have a lower than normal amount of red blood cells (RBCs) in your body. It can also happen if your hemoglobin (HGB) level is below normal. HGB is a protein that uses iron to carry oxygen. It is found in RBCs and gives blood its red color. HGB carries oxygen...
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HIV in a corpse

Dear Dr FrascinoI work for a NGO in the HIV-field in South Africa. One of our patients asked the interesting question of "How long can the HIV virus survive within a corpse?" This is not a sexual question, but is relevant in many cultures in SA...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...There is no vaccine to prevent HIV infection and no cure for AIDS. There are treatments that can keep infected people healthy longer and prevent diseases that people with AIDS often get. Research is ongoing. HIV slowly makes an infected person... Read more »

HIV from menstrual blood on gym equipment

Hi Dr. Bob. First off let me see that you're website is such a blessing, I am living in a small (very small, hick if you will, southern town -my husband's idea) but one of my HIV + friends turned me on to your website before I moved from DC just...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and well in Small Town, U.S.A. If any of the small-minded folks living in Small Town, U.S.A. had had even the most basic HIV/AIDS education in school (or read anything rational about the pandemic in the past quarter century), this type of... Read more »

How long can a person live with HIV/AIDS?

What is the longest time that someone has lived with the AIDS virus active in their body? does HIV always turn into AIDS? Is it possible for a person with AIDS or HIV to live a full long life? What is the average life span?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question. At this time, we cannot say what is the longest amount of time a person can live with HIV. This is because there are some people who have been infected for many years (since Read more »

long term effect of HIV meds

What are the long term effect of HIV treatment on the liver, body and how long can one live with HIV infection. These meds seem to be very toxic. Sometimes I feel I was told the effects aren't that bad and that I can have a long life, just to keep...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...manage the side effects of the medications. Although it is true that some of the agents might affect the liver or cause the blood cholesterol levels to go up, we can recognize these effects quite rapidly and choose alternative therapy that will... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...fountain, a door knob, dishes, drinking glasses, food, or pets. HIV is not an airborne or food-borne virus, and it does not live long outside the body. Although contact with blood and other body substances can occur in households, transmission... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

AIDS Myths and Misunderstandings

...See Fact Sheet 150 for current information on how HIV is transmitted. Transmission can only occur if someone is exposed to blood, semen, vaginal fluid or mother's milk (see Fact Sheet 611 ) from an infected person. There is no proven case of... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...infection, most likely within the past two months. If both tests are positive, then HIV infection probably occurred a few months or longer before the tests. In June 2010 the FDA approved a new HIV test that detects both antibodies to HIV and HIV... Read more »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...certain opportunistic infections (OIs) common to AIDS How Is HIV Spread? HIV is spread through the following body fluids: Blood (including menstrual blood) Semen ("cum") and other male sexual fluids ("pre-cum") Vaginal fluids Breast... Read more »
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how long do you live with HIV?

Posted by Nicole_herpes, 3 Replies
...how long do you live with HIV? I am 1 month. I am feel alone after i know it. But i i just find friends at HIV dating site, such asn Read more »

LAB/BLOOD Work

Posted by RL9141, 4 Replies
...Today- I went for my first round of lab work before my first appointment with the specialist. The blood work was a horrible experience. 7 vials of blood- I got sick, sweaty, almost passed out. It was horrible. Does this ever get Read more »

my brother is HIV positive...i have some questions

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...with HIV...it litterally tore our family apart. i will never forget the day i found out, it was one of the worst days of my life. when i found out, i went hysterical...the first thing i thought was "he is going to die". that is all i kept... Read more »

HIV infection from dried blood?

Posted by panic05, 5 Replies
...I got a question on HIV infection from dried blood. I know no one has been infected with HIV due to contact with toilet seat so far. But I am still worrying about its possibility. Read more »