|Totally confused about HIV
Sep 2, 2013
In 2008, I talked with a person infected with AIDS. That time i was taking water/hot tea. He was standing in front of me very close. I have confusion is this possible to transmitted HIV from his saliva and dropped in water/my tea. May be his saliva contain contaminated blood.
Please suggest. A person gave me false information about this procedure. Please please help.
| Response from Mr. Glenn
There is absolutely no risk from this situation. None.
Even if he spit bloody saliva into your tea, it would've been killed by the heat, diluted by the water, and just plain rendered unable to infect because it had been outside of the human body.
That being said, it does not sound like he spit bloody saliva into your tea! This would be necessary to even be concerned about risk and it didn't happen to this level.
Hope this helps,
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.