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Is There Life After Hiv

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Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
This question has already been answered in detail. Please refer to Lifespan of virus in a needle.RMK... Read more »

life of HIV

if the human nails scratches the HIV+ person what is the exact life of HIV virus on the nails....
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Thanks for the question.HIV does not survive well outside of the body. If there were blood on the nails after a scratch, once that blood is dried any virus in it would not be able to survive. So certainly after a few hours there would essentially... Read more »

life of hiv outside the body

Hi Dr. HIV can not survieve as long time outside the body. but wat is the aproximately time at which HIV can live outside the body?...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
If the fluid (blood, semen, etc) is dried you can consider it non-infectious.Joe... Read more »

Life of HIV virus

Hi! How long can the HIV virus survive outside the human body? What conditions need to be present in order for the virus to live?Thank you for your help....
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
If blood (cells or Plasma) is frozen in liquid nitrogen, HIV can last indefinitely. Once thawed it will be infectious. In the short term, HIV requires living cells to survive and propogate. Infected cells or plasma can be removed from people and... Read more »
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Life with HIV over 3 years later

Posted by trulife, 4 Replies
Hello everyone. It has been a very long time since I have posted anything here. My life with HIV continues over three years later. Atripla has worked well for me and I remain undetectable and very healthy. I am so glad that I found this site in... Read more »

whats life like with hiv/aids?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am a student doing a research paper on how life is like for those recently diagnosed with hiv/aids. Theres questions that i need to ask to someone that is diagnosed with this disease, if you wouldlike to help me please email me at... Read more »

my life with hiv.

Posted by dear, 4 Replies
I don't have no friends with hiv it would be nice to talk to a person who has it. Read more »

Life with HIV

Posted by blkshape, 8 Replies

Thank you for reading my post .

I am a newly diagnosed (one month) .Last week , I went for first time to my doctor.

The doctor , who is supposed to be a specilits in HIV , told me that A normal life expectancy is 8 years without meds and 8... Read more »