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How long will the HIV visus last out side the body need to clean a house that somebody with hiv live in?


How long will the HIV visus last out side the body need to clean a house that somebody with hiv live in?

HIV virus cannot survive for more then a 20-40 seconds in open air, dont be afraid just start ur cleaning work

hiv is not transmitted by air last i checked

i would burn that shizz down and run in the opposite direction for 23 days.

You don't need to do anything special to the house. HIV cannot live outside the human body.

it lasts about 23 seconds outside someones body.

You can't get HIV from a house, no matter what.
Don't worry, just enjoy your new place.

You are ignorant. HIV cannot live outside the body. Also go back to school and learn how to spell.

HIV cannot live outside the human body for more than a few hours.

The odds of environmental transmission is zero.

Routine cleaning of the house is all that is required.

HIV is not an airborn virus. HIV is transmitted through direct contact of a mucous membrane with a bodily fluid containing HIV. So you don't need to clean your house for that reason.

no more than 10 minutes

There is no chance of contacting HIV except for direct exchange of bodily fluids. None at all. The only thing one should take care to avoid is bio trash. Namely: don't handle needles. (This is the same for any cleanup, though.)

the hiv virus does not last long i think once the material it is living in dies so does the virus

There is so much conflicting information on HIV living outside the body. There are some statistics that say that if blood is left, lets say on a door knob, and you touch that door knob with an open cut, for something like 24 hours that virus is alive.
So, there is other statistical evidence that dictates that it does not live at all, outside the body.
Why take chances, right?
remember, though, this is not airborne, so you can't get it by breathing the same air and the like/
I would just as good habit, dilute some bleach and water and wash down walls, shampoo carpets, wash floors and so forth. There are many viruses that do live in the air and if you can eliminate them by a once over through cleaning, then go for it. No matter how clean a place is when I move in, I always do this, and then I spray the hell out of the whole place with Lysol. This is just my nature.........not really related to HIV but any thing that may decided to linger.

The virus dies as soon as it hits the air. Your ok but if it makes you feel safer wear some gloves which also protects your hands from the chemicals you use.

The HIV virus is not able to be transmitted by air, it can however live outside of the body in bodily fluids, for 1-2 hours, last reported by center for disease control, so that would be the main thing you would need to be concerned about. Keep in mind, that some bodily fluids are or turn clear after being outside of the body, so your best bet, is if you need to clean the house, wear double latex gloves, we used the blue ones on the ambulance, as they are somewhat thicker, but offer you more sensativity, especially when trying to start an IV or give medication injections. Wear double gloves, and be aware of what is around you and what you are doing, and change gloves often.

Unless you go about using their personal belongings (which might have come in contact with their blood- shaving razor, kitchen knives etc.) I don't think you would have any trouble. It doesn't spread thru touchin or kissing the patient. (So many celebrities go about kissing HIV+ve babies)So I doubt you could breath it in.

Exposure to air doesn't actually kill the virus... what it does is to dry out the fluid containing it, after which the viral structure tends to break down rapidly.

The HI virus is only transferred in fluids... blood, saliva, semen or breast milk, and those fluids have to enter your own system almost immediately, through a wound or body cavity.

In any new house, you'd give it a good cleaning with detergent/bleach etc anyway.. so your chances of contracting HIV are probably smaller than catching, say, a cold if you were cleaning up surfaces where somebody sneezed a few days ago.

#1 hiv/aids lives only in blood, or seman, or the like fluids, not in saliva(or sweat or other casual contact

What About People Working in the Health Field?
Hospital and emergency workers, laboratory technicians or anyone working with blood or body fluids can be at risk of infection through accidental exposure. Have you been to the dentist lately and had your teeth cleaned? Chances are the dentist or dental hygienist wore gloves on his or her hands and a visor over his or her eyes to protect them from blood spatters. This also helped protect you from coming into contact with blood if the dentist or dental hygienist had a cut or sore on his or her hand.

There are certain rules people in the health field follow to help protect themselves and their patients from accidental exposure. These are called universal precautions. Universal precautions are a way to control infection by pretending everyone's blood has HIV or hepatitis B. Universal precautions include:

Wearing gloves
Cleaning surfaces that have blood on them with a mixture of bleach and water
Not recapping needles
Disposing of needles in a sharps container
Wearing goggles
Always sterilizing equipment

How Is HIV NOT Transmitted?
HIV is not transmitted or passed through insect or mosquito bites, or pets. The H in HIV stands for "human," and this virus is passed through an infected human's body fluids--blood, seminal fluid (pre-***), semen (***), breast milk or vaginal fluids--to another human. HIV is not passed through sharing food or drinking after someone that's infected. You can hug, kiss and touch someone with HIV and not worry about getting infected. You can swim in public swimming pools and not be concerned about being accidentally infected, or use a public bathroom or telephone, or share a towel with someone. Those are not ways HIV is transmitted. HIV is a fragile virus that does not live long outside the body. HIV is not spread through the air or food.

How Do You Prevent HIV From Infecting You?
Since there is no cure, the best things to do is prevent it from being transmitted, or passed, to you are to:

not have sex (be abstinent)
not shoot drugs
not share injecting drug needles
talk with your partner or partners about why it is important to use latex condoms during sex
use latex condoms the right way every time you have sex
limit your number of sex partners
learn to clean your works the right way if you shoot drugs
get tested if you've had unprotected sex, then use latex condoms for all sex after that
If you are not having sex with someone else and are not shooting drugs, then you're probably safe. The important thing to remember is that as long as you keep someone else's blood, seminal fluid (pre-***), semen (***) and vaginal fluids from getting inside your body, you are safe. You know you are protected.
If you are sexually active, use latex condoms every time you have sex, and use them the right way from start to finish. Remember that HIV is passed through the body fluids of blood, seminal fluid (pre-***), semen (***) and vaginal fluids, and unprotected sex makes it very likely that you will get one of these fluids inside your body. Other types of birth control, like the birth control pill or spermicides alone, will not protect you against HIV. And latex condoms can break if they are not used the right way. They will also break if you use oil, lotion or petroleum jelly as a lubricant.
Using latex condoms every time you have sex also reduces the risk of getting other STDs besides HIV. This is important because STD infection sometimes causes irritation of the skin, and breaks or sores may make it easier for HIV to enter the body during sexual contact. Using latex condoms helps prevent your partner's body fluids from getting inside your body, and that reduces your risk. Limit the number of sex partners you have since your risk of getting infected goes up with a greater number of partners. Remember to use latex condoms to help reduce your risk of getting an STD or HIV. If you've been having unprotected sex, think about getting tested for all STDs and HIV. Start using latex condoms the right way every time you have sex to help reduce the risk of getting an STD or HIV.


from the second site

You cannot become infected with HIV through day-to-day contact in social settings, schools or in the workplace. You cannot be infected by shaking someone's hand, by hugging or "dry" kissing someone, by using the same toilet or drinking from the same glass as an HIV-infected person, or by being exposed to coughing or sneezing by an infected person (Madhok et al., 1986; Courville et al., 1998). Saliva carries a negligible viral load, so even open-mouthed kissing is considered safe in most cases. However, if the infected partner or both of the performers have blood in their mouth due to cuts, open sores or gum disease, the risk is higher. It must be stressed, however, that the CDC has only recorded one case of HIV transmission through kissing, and the Terence Higgins Trust says that this is essentially a no-risk situation.

Other interactions that could theoretically result in person-to-person transmission include caring for nose bleeds, biting, and home health care procedures, but, again, there are very few recorded incidents of transmission occurring in this way

there is a web site on transmit ed diseases that explain how hiv and other diseases are transmit ed but i cant remember the web page.tdh would be one.

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