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How Long Is Hiv Alive Outside Body

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I would like to know how long the aids/hiv,will stay alive outside ones body.
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Please refer to the response to How long does HIV survive outside of the body. It is generally believed that the virus probably does not live more than a few minutes outside of the body.RMK Read more »

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Exhuming a body with HIV (RISK OF HIV FROM CORPSE OR CADAVER, 2009)

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HIV News & Views, December 3, 2009 - The Body

...Illnesses Other Than AIDS Are Greater Health Risk, Study Suggests We still have so much to learn about the way HIV affects our bodies as we grow older. The latest evidence comes from a small French study of HIVers over the age of 60. After... Read more »
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HIV Transmission

... How is HIV passed from one person to another? Which body fluids transmit HIV? How well does HIV survive outside the body? Can I get HIV from anal sex? Can I get HIV from vaginal Read more »
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Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Lipodystrophy? Body Shape Changes Metabolic Complications What Causes Lipodystrophy? Can Lipodystrophy Be Treated? Caring for Yourself Read more »
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Coping With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

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To All Experts - HIV Life Outside Body

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Does anyone know how long HIV can live in semen once it is outside the body? I was exposed to semen of unknow status and I'm concerned I could be in infected with HIV (or any thinkg else?) through a dig Read more »

HIV from dirty ultrasound wand?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...before the ultrasound, its not likely for me to get sick all the time...any help? also...is it possible for lube to keep hiv alive for a longer period of time? Read more »