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Doubt about Needle usage.

Hi All

Just to clear one doubt about the HIV transmission reasons.
All our expert members are saying HIV will transmit only through unprotected vagina/anal sex and by sharing IV drug needles/syringe.

Also our forum experts are saying the virus will inactivate while contacted with Air.

So I had a doubt on while sharing a needle/syringe these objects/blood also get in contact with air and the chances of getting the virus inactive is high isn't???.

I hope someone wil clear this doubt at the earliest.

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Intravenous needles have a syringe attached.  This allows any blood to remain in a vacuum-sealed environment, and the virus is not exposed to air if the blood enters the syringe.

Sharing intravenous needles - the type that go into your veins - to INJECT drugs, is the only risk associated with re-used needles.
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Ok, thanks for the info.
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