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Vaginal Secretions How Long Does It Take To Test Positive For AIDS

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About HIV/AIDS

...from an infected person to another through: Blood (including menstrual blood) Semen Vaginal secretions Breast milk Blood contains the highest concentration of the virus, followed by semen, followed by vaginal fluids, followed by breast milk. Activities That Allow HIV Transmission Unprotected sexual contact Direct blood contact, particularly through sharing injection drug needles. Infections due to...
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Doctor Bob, English is not my first language, but I hope this message will be anyhow clear.I had protected sex with a street girl in a car, the same car after about 30 minutes I left it, has been used by other persons.Now Im wondering about how long...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your fears are unwarranted. The environment inside the car would not significantly affect the survival of HIV outside the body left on any of the car's surfaces. There would be no HIV-transmission risk to other folks using the car 30 minutes Read more »

How long can vaginal fluids survive out of body?

How long can vaginal secretions with HIV survive outside of the body? Have you ever heard of anyone getting HIV from vaginal secretions being rubbed manually on an open sore on the penis?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Sexual transmission of HIV is only known to be occur through vaginal, anal, and oral sex. The possibility of transmission through the activity you describe Read more »

if my wife was HIV positive, will i get it too?

Dr. Daar, I have many questions, but i will start off with a few that you maybe able to answer. My wife and i have been together going on 13 years, in 2003 she almost died and was tested for hiv/aids and came up positive. She and i have been very...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...information provided.In general, if you are HIV-negative at least six months after the potential exposure to your wife's blood or vaginal secretions contacting breaks in your skin or any mucous membranes, such as urethra, mouth or eyes then you... Read more »

vaginal fluid

Thanks in advance for taking your time anwering my question:I had smear of someones vaginal fluid on my right hand. I cleaned it with a tissue so it's almost dried off. And a minute and 1/2 later I washed my hands with water. Later I was concerned...
Susan Little, M.D.

Response from Susan Little, M.D.

University of California San Diego
...The risk of HIV infection after exposure of non-intact skin to vaginal secretions is VERY small. In general, unless your skin was open AND bleeding, I would consider the risk to be so close to zero that I Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

... Which body fluids transmit HIV? These body fluids have been shown to contain high concentrations of HIV: blood semen vaginal fluid breast milk other body fluids containing blood The following are additional body fluids that may... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...researchers to find HIV in patients with AIDS with few exceptions. HIV has been repeatedly isolated from the blood, semen and vaginal secretions of patients with AIDS, findings consistent with the epidemiologic data demonstrating AIDS... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

AIDS Myths and Misunderstandings

...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 »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...anti-fungal drugs interact with HIV drugs. Candidiasis can come back repeatedly. Some doctors prescribe anti-fungal drugs on a long-term basis, but this can lead to drug-resistant Candida that is more difficult to treat. Candidiasis of the... Read more »
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vaginal secretions

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Can HIV be transmitted from pre-cum to vaginal secretions, or does it have to directly enter the bloodstream through a cut or sore? Read more »

Vaginal fluid exposure - I am at risk ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...knuckle? (there should not be, but you never know) and what if I got a tiny amount of body fluid in the mouth of the bottle ? How long does the virus survive on the hand ? I am I at high risk. ? I have now convinced myself the girl is more than... Read more »

Please regulars have a look and give advice.

Posted by Just_Somebody, 3 Replies
...what i said what is the chance I could have caught something by jerking myself with a hand that pulled off a condom that had vaginal secretion on it. (Sidenote I was already worked up and so I came really quick, basically like 15-20 seconds of... Read more »

Once the fluid containing HIV dries, is it dead?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Once vaginal secretion dry, would the HIV in them die? And how long would HIV live if it were into underwear? Would it die once soaked in? Read more »