Nov 21, 2012
dear doctor 3 weeks ago i went to a home for hiv infected patients. they offered me tea and biscuits. i ate only the biscuits i want to know the risk of contracting hiv please answer me i am parnoaid that biscuit has some little saliva
| Response from Mr. Glenn
There is no chance of getting HIV from saliva. You can only get HIV from blood, semen, breast milk, and vaginal fluids.
There is no risk of getting HIV from casually interacting with HIV positive people. This is a scary misconception to have so I'm glad you're asking your question!
Hope this helps!
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