Dec 29, 2008
Hello Dr. Bob,
Really quick. I ordered a smoothie from a store, but the guy who gave it to me gave me a weird smile when he handed it to me. I started drinking smoothie about 8 minutes later and thought maybe he bled into it and that's why he was smiling at me!
What are the chances I contracted HIV from this exposure? Does HIV last longer or shorter in a smoothie? I know this sounds crazy, but I'm worrying I may not have been safe. What is your opinion?
Thank you for any help.
Response from Dr. Frascino
Let me get this straight: You think because a guy smiled at you when he handed you a smoothie that he bled into it to infect you with HIV. Yikes! Personally I think it's more likely that he put an extra dose of "crazy powder" rather than blood in that shake.
Gosh, I shutter to think about the paranoid delusions your wacked out brain would concoct if a barista at Starbucks happened to wink at you!
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