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Is Hiv Alive Or Dead In The Body

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Ask the Experts


I am a surgeon. I was working on a deadbody which was preserved in a refrigerator for 18 hours. As i was working , a piece of muscle splashed in to my eyes. I didnt take any prophylactic medications. What is the potential risk of me getting infected...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your esteemed professors: no risk. See below.Dr. BobHIV (HIV from CORPSE OR CADAVER, 2009) Oct 9, 2009If a patient has been dead for 3 days, you dont know their HIV status, you get punctured with a suturing needle while performing and autopsy on... Read more »

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

After being denied our request to exhume a body which was buried on our family plot illegally... Read more »
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Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga and Other Celebrities "Dying" for AIDS

...have sacrificed their digital lives, in one of the more interesting campaigns to raise money for HIV/AIDS, known as Digital Death . The celebrities, including Lady Gaga and Justin Timberlake, will stop using online social media until... Read more »
Terri Wilder

Remembering a Great HIV Advocate

...think he died on October 4th ... but we are really not sure ... we don't know, we are guessing. What we do know is that he was dead when we found him on Wednesday, October 4, 2006. "We" included me, Butch, Jon, the Atlanta Police Department and... Read more »
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HIV News & Views, June 24, 2009 - The Body

...forms of treatment to stop those memory T cells from replenishing themselves. Their goal: the complete elimination of HIV in the human body. Will it work? Stay tuned; animal studies have yet to begin. (Article from   Early... Read more »
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Poetry Month at HIV/AIDS-Related Poems From Our Readers

...its victims / You can't see the enemy / But You can see its devastation" A Poem by Brett (posted April 1) "I am the most deadly rose." Two Poems by Joseph Ohmer (posted April 1) "If I CAN keep growing no matter HOW great or small, /... Read more »
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HIV will die within 20 mins out of body, right?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I heard that HIV in blood or semen cannot survive for more than 20 minutes if it exposes to air and remains on a surface, e.g. table, in a cup. Read more »

To TheDeadBody

Posted by Anonymous, 11 Replies
...To The DeadBody, Hope you enjoyed today. This is your life for the next few weeks. Then it will stop. Then the fun will really begin. Read more »

am i on death row

Posted by soimnotalone, 10 Replies
...for months I have been reading the advancement of meds and how people are living longer with hiv as long as they take their meds and take care of themselves. does that apply to those of us who graduated to advance aids? everytime Read more »

dead inside already

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...depressed I need to vent somewhere...some how.. i'm 23.. diagnosed in june.. haldeling it ok some days others awful. I feel dead inside like what should I wake up for. I have this heavy burden of keeping this secret inside of me,...hiding it... Read more »