A 28-year-old female asked:
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if there is no visible blood or semen, is it possible to get invisible tiny hiv particules through touching environmental surfaces such as ground? or if there is no body liquid the virus dies immediately?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Sure, but...: Stuff like that doesn't happen in typical everyday life. We can either live in the real world or live in the hypothetical world. Hypothetically, anything can happen. A lot of good information is at: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/laboratory-biosafety-biosecurity/pathogen-safety-data-sheets-risk-assessment/human-immunodeficiency-virus.html
Answered on Dec 30, 2019
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