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Does HIV transmit through sweat? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   sir through sweat hiv is transmitted or not?
Doctor :   It is not transmitted
User :   ok sir,
User :   but virus will be there in sweat no sir?
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Doctor :   It will be there but so minimal that it is not sufficient for transmission as it is dead outside the body
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   HIV has not been recovered from the sweat of HIV-infected persons.
Doctor :   yet
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