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how long that semen had hiv virus active in the condom?

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suppose hiv+ person was ejeculated in the condom ,so how long that semen had hiv virus active in the condom -(time period)


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replied March 6th, 2012
HIV and AIDS Answer A32467
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There is no exact answers to your question, as research on such specific situations have not been done.

Depending on the storage situations and other factors like pH, temperature, moisture, humidity, presence of spermicides in the condom, etc, the virus can persist for upto 5 mins or upto a few hours.


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