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A 35-year-old member asked:

For what length of time can aids and hiv live on a needle for in normal household conditions?

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Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 38 years experience
Not long!: Fortunately, the HIV virus can not live outside of the body on any surface. It does not necessarily have to be a dry surface. This is unfortunately is not true for hepatitis b.
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