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Can HIV (Virus) Survive Outside the Body? Is there a Cure in Sight for HIV - AID

  1. ngureco profile image84
    ngurecoposted 8 years ago

    Can HIV (Virus) Survive Outside the Body? Is there a Cure in Sight for HIV - AIDS?

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    faocheaposted 8 years ago

    HIV cannot survive for long outside of the body-it will live in bodily fluids, but if they are dried or cleaned with proper precautions it will not be transmitted.

    Also the cure mentioned here is true, and a fascinating case, however it is not a legitimate cure for the 33+ million people worldwide with no access to medical care that could provide them with the bone marrow necessary to cure them of the virus.  Not to mention the tests necessary to facilitate bone marrow matches, or the sheer amount of bone marrow necessary to transplant into all of these people.

    By and large the virus is still incurable, but preventable and treatable.

  3. George Maris profile image58
    George Marisposted 8 years ago

    Bone marrow transplants in itself are risky because, it lowers the immune systems response.HIV is transmitted by Blood, Semen, vaginal fluids and breast milk, although very low traces are found in saliva, and tears. No documentation  it is spread by tears and saliva.

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    iceman031posted 6 years ago

    Such type of an infection is very violent and it also isn’t behaving like many other infections and can have large number of damaging bacteria since the body has absolutely no way to eradicate them. Even so, the patients are required to begin using strong prescription medication, specially if they're conscious of this condition. If your infections last for over 5 days and are growing inspite of the therapy, being subjected to testing for HIV infection is critical. Currently, the virus could be quickly discovered, and also the test is the most trusted method to verify the actual existence of the HIV virus and begin treatments at the earliest opportunity.