Doctors Information about hiv spreading As sites like cdc Hiv spread via sexual intercourse in sexual contact, and once outside host it cant reproduce and transmit So penis vagina apposition rubbing naked, hiv outside host in fluids cant reproduce?

Confusing wording ? Some basics: The HIV germ is fragile unless it is inside the body/bloodstream. Once outside the body it dies quickly. It is not hardy like staph germs or Hepatitis B germ that can live in a needle for months. However, any body to body contact that exposes or creates a skin wound, however minor, could transfer HIV tainted blood from one person to another with risk of infection.